Defense Ministry to set up training range in western Russia
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 03:18

A new training range measuring more than 50 square kilometers will be set up in the Bryansk Region in west Russia by the yearend, Russian Western Military District spokesman Igor Muginov said.

The training range will be used to train up to 1,000 servicemen simultaneously, the spokesman added.

"Training areas have been established at the range to improve firing skills. Tactical areas have been set up to train reconnaissance units, deploy communications, electronic warfare systems and mortar batteries," Muginov said.

According to the spokesman, troops will be able to fire various small arms and hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers to hit practice targets equipped with elevating and cable gear.

The range’s roads are designed to practice operating tracked and wheeled military hardware, the spokesman said.

"Military hardware operators will be able to improve their skills in negotiating track bridges, antitank ditches, slopes, hills, slaloms and other obstacles simulating natural terrain ruggedness," he added.

Source: TASS

2013British climber dies in Austria

29 June 2013 Last updated at 14:16 GMT The British man and his fellow climber were described as inexperienced by policeA British climber has died after falling 200m (656ft) when he lost his balance in the Austrian Alps, l [ ... ]


2015Russian PM Medvedev speaks about Ukrainian crooks and Turkish traitors

Source: Pravda.Ru photo archivePrint versionFont SizeSend to friendRussian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev gave an interview to Russian leading TV channels. In the interview, Medvedev summed up the results of the outgoing year and shared his views and [ ... ]


2017On this day: Sheremetyevo International Airport was opened

On Aug. 11, 1959 a Tupolev Tu-104 aircraft flying from Leningrad landed in Sheremetyevo. This day is considered the official birthday of Sheremetyevo International Airport.On June 1, 1960 the first international flight set off from Sheremetyevo to Be [ ... ]


source:
 http://rbth.com/news/2016/10/12/defense-ministry-to-set-up-training-range-in-western-russia_638287

source: http://www.rusbg.com/en/defense-ministry-to-set-up-training-range-in-western-russia.html

 

Classified Ads

Classified Ads