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07.12.2020 (15:30)

Grenade throwers of the combined arms army of the WMD destroyed the "enemy" tanks in the Voronezh region

Practical shooting using RPG-7V hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers and AGS-17 "Plamya" automatic grenade launchers is taking place for the first time at the new Krinitsa training ground, opened on December 1 for training army personnel.

Practical exercises in the framework of the training with the grenade started on military ranges Belgorod, Kursk, Bryansk, Smolensk, and Moscow regions for more than 2 thousand servicemen of the military units of WMD combined arms army.

During the month, the grenade throwers will improve their knowledge of target qualification, the ability to accurately calculate the distance to them, make adjustments for external conditions, destroy the mock enemy's armored vehicles at maximum ranges with PG-7VL high armor penetration grenades, as well as live force with VOG-17 instantaneous fuses. Half of the training is held at night using night vision devices.

During tactical and special training sessions, military personnel will pay special attention to various methods of covert movement and hitting targets using surveillance and aiming devices, determining the distance to the target and correcting fire, as well as modern experience in conducting local military conflicts in urban conditions.

At the final stage of the training, military personnel will conduct comprehensive control exercises in order to determine the level of their combat training and readiness for independent actions and actions as part of the unit. In addition, competitions will be held in each formation, during which the best snipers and grenade throwers will be identified.

Press Service of the Western Military District
Artillery , Western Military District
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