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The anti-aircraft gunners of the Southern Military District held a doctrine for the destruction of cruise missiles.

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Military personnel of the 150 anti-aircraft unit of the Southern District motorized rifle division at the Kapustin Yar proving ground (Astrakhan region) destroyed cruise missiles from the Tor-M2 anti-aircraft missile systems, reports RIA News message of the press service of the Southern Military District.


The anti-aircraft gunners of the Southern Military District held a doctrine for the destruction of cruise missiles.


For one month, the field crews of the Tor-M2 ZSRs improved their skills in deploying and alerting to the use of anti-aircraft missile systems, loading launchers, searching for and detecting air targets, conducting reconnaissance of air targets and classifying them according to the degree of danger ,
says release.

It is reported that "in the course of test firing, up to ten missiles were spent, while 100% of targets - simulators of Saman-type air targets, simulating low-flying and high-speed aerial targets, were hit."

At the end of the shooting, the servicemen “marched in a combined way for a distance of more than 500 km, including as part of mechanized columns and by rail from the Astrakhan region to the point of permanent deployment” to the Rostov region.

About 200 anti-aircraft gunners were involved in the test shooting, more than 50 units of equipment were involved.
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  1. KVU-NSVD
    KVU-NSVD 15 March 2018 12: 23
    +3
    February, steppe, tents .. Nostalgia .. laughing
  2. raw174
    raw174 15 March 2018 14: 07
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    “Up to ten missiles were used up during the validated combat firing, while 100% of the targets - simulators of air targets like Saman, simulating low-flying and high-speed air targets were hit.”

    Are there experts on missile defense? ten missiles consumed, how many targets are hit? And how close are these simulators to the characteristics of military missiles? To the same axes ...