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Russian BTR-82A and BMP-3 Live-Fire Training

[© Russian Federation MoD]

Russian Federation servicemen of motorised rifle units of the Southern Military District performed firing from BTR-82A and BMP-3 AFVs.

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News Release, Moscow, 31 January 2022: Military personnel of the 150th motorised rifle division of the combined arms formation of the Southern Military District (SMD) performed live firing from standard weapons BTR-82A and BMP-3 as part of planned combat training exercises.

[© Russian Federation MoD]

Firing exercises from a 100-mm cannon, a 30-mm 2A72 cannon and a 7.62-mm PKTM were carried out at the ranges. The crews hit targets at a distance of 500 to 1,500 metres. The shooting was carried out with short stops and in motion at speed.

Operational and combat training activities are conducted under the leadership of the commander of SMD, General of the Army Alexander Dvornikov, according to the plan of the winter training period.

[© Russian Federation MoD]

Source: Press Service of the Russian Federation MoD Southern Military District

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