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Ukraine's Yagorlyk firing range to host drill for SAM systems

The exercises will be running from October 31 till November 4, involving live-fire drills conducted by various systems of anti-aircraft defense
19:53, 29 October 2019

112 Agency

Yagorlyk firing range located in Kherson region is about to host the drill for surface-to-air missile systems of Ukraine's Armed Forces.

According to the command of Ukraine's Air Force, the tactical exercise will be running from October 31 till November 4. 

"All users were informed of the closure of aerial and naval space in the drill area with the use of SAM systems. Residents of the local settlements were warned about the ban to be present on the territory of the range, and about the order of actions in case of encountering pieces of missiles or UAVs (after the drills)", reads the message on Facebook.   

Related: Teenager wounded during training at firing range in Ukraine's Dnipropetrovsk region

The live-fire drills are held at Yagorlyk annually since 2016. Ukraine previously used Chauda firing range located in Crimea; it has been unavailable since 2014, due to the annexation by the Russian Federation.

Related: Three cadets of Odesa Military Academy sustained injuries at firing range

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