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MOSCOW, April 15. /TASS/. Air defense troops of Russia’s Eastern Military District have conducted field firing exercises in the Krasnodar region, the district’s spokesman Colonel Alexander Gordeyev reported on Wednesday.
"Anti-aircraft defense units of the Eastern Military District, stationed on the Sakhalin and Kuril Islands have conducted combat drills within a tactical exercise with field firing at a specialized range in the Krasnodar region. Combat crews conducted the drills, excellently firing from the IGLA man-portable surface-to-air missile systems, Strela-10 anti-aircraft missile systems, as well as Tunguska anti-aircraft missile and gun systems," Gordeyev said.
According to him, antiaircraft defence troops had to engage up to 10 simultaneously launched aerodynamic targets at different altitudes, speeds and directions, hitting them on a collision and pursuit course. "All the targets were destroyed with the minimum possible use of ammunition," the spokesman said. He added that the Tunguska missile and gun system crews also conducted firing at ground-based targets.