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MOSCOW, 4 March. /TASS/. Artillery units of the Russian military base in Armenia will conduct field exercises at the Alagyaz high-mountain training complex, the press service of the Southern Military District told TASS on Wednesday.
The exercises at an altitude of more than 2,000 meters above sea level will last until the end of March. They involve about 400 troops. Half of the drills will be conducted at night.
"Within a month’s training course the artillerists will have tactical, special and technical drills, as well as modern military vehicle driving practice, firing operations and weapons fire control. The drills involve the Gvozdika self-propelled howitzers, Grad multiple launch rocket systems, Podnos mortars and the Konkurs anti-tank missile systems, as well as drones of the Navodchik-2 modern reconnaissance systems, the Southern Military District sources said.
The artillery drills will be ended with tactical live firing exercises on imaginary enemy’s facilities and personnel targets in mountainous terrain.