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Russia held military training in occupied Crimea
15:16, 2 April 2017
Russia held military training in occupied Crimea

About 600 of military personnel took part in the exercise, more than 100 units of military equipment were involved

15:16, 2 April 2017

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Russian artillery units of the army corps and marine infantry held exercises in occupied Crimea with shooting. This was reported by the head of the Black Sea Fleet information department, captain of the first rank Vyacheslav Truhachev, the RIA Novosti repotrs.

"On the sea landing site in Crimea in the framework of the final verification of the combat readiness of forces, with conducting control exercises for the winter period of training, the artillery units of the Army Corps and the Marine Corps of the Black Sea Fleet conducted the military training with shooting," Trukhachev said.

About 600 of military personnel took part in the exercises, and more than 100 units of military equipment were involved.

Of these,  D-30 howitzer, Grad rocket fire system, 120 mm non-powered artillery guns Nona and 122 mm self-propelled howitzer Gvozdika were used to suppress the firing points of a conventional enemy captured on the coast.

Unmanned aerial vehicles were also involved to adjust the fire and control the results of firing.

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