Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

09/28/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/28/2018 07:35

Crews of Buk-M3 anti-aircraft systems from Kursk region hold training in Astrakhan region

28.09.2018 (11:03)

Anti-aircraft units of a combined arms army stationed in Western Military District, Kursk region, covered civilian and military infrastructure from an air attack of simulated enemy in Astrakhan region.

Classes with the launching of military launches took place during the final inspection of the calculations of the Buk-M3 air defense missile system at the Kapustin Yar test site. Servicemen trained to cover military and civilian objects from air attacks in an unfamiliar terrain in conditions of complex ground, air and radio-electronic environment.

To fulfil defensive mission, the made a march, deployed launchers, radars and having received target acquisition signal, and fired missiles.

Also, crews and combat vehicles trained to cross a mock contaminated site of the terrain and repelling the attack of a commando group.

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