Login

 

Forgot password?
submarines shipbuilding Black Sea Fleet exercise Pacific Fleet Russian Navy Northern Fleet strategy cooperation Ukraine visits Russia piracy missiles trials Sevastopol history Sevmash presence contracts drills Baltic Fleet industry incident anti-piracy shipyards training Gulf of Aden frigate Somalia India developments reforms opinion Borei policy procurements Russia - India aircraft carrier Crimea arms exports USA St. Petersburg tests France financing Bulava Yury Dolgoruky Serdiukov US Navy cruise Mediterranean Zvezdochka NATO innovations United Shipbuilding Corporation Indian Navy Medvedev Arctic agreements commission Admiralteyskie Verfi Admiral Gorshkov Vladivostok Mistral accident hijacking corvettes overhaul Russia - France anniversary Admiral Kuznetsov Rosoboronexport Vysotsky ceremony event Yantar Severomorsk negotiations defense order conflict aircraft China deployment naval aviation Black Sea Putin investigations Varyag coast guard Vikramaditya Novorossiysk landing craft crime Far East marines Severnaya Verf meeting scandals memorials Syria traditions South Korea statistics Japan escort Neustrashimy Yasen tenders convoys Marshal Shaposhnikov Admiral Chabanenko Ukrainian Navy Chirkov problems Severodvinsk reinforcement tension tragedy firings technology hostages Baltic Sea upgrade Moskva search and rescue Almaz frontier service provocation Caspian Flotilla court rumors keel laying Dmitry Donskoy Turkey Kaliningrad death World War II shipwreck helicopters Petr Veliky Admiral Panteleyev Kilo class Atalanta Admiral Vinogradov Norway Rubin delivery launching patrols
Search
Our friends russian navy weapons world sailing ships
 
Tell a friend Print version

NF Marines Hold Firing Drills in Polar Night

NF Marines Hold Firing Drills in Polar Night 27.12.2011
Text: Northern Fleet Press Service
Photo: Northern Fleet Press Service
Northern Fleet (NF) Marine Regiment's gun pointers of BTR-80 armored personnel carriers held firing drills. They practiced march fire at disappearing and moving targets in conditions of polar night and severe frosts. Prior to the exercise, servicemen had passed numerous qualification drills.

Gunmen of three APCs fired at targets imitating enemy's armored vehicles, firing ports and a group of infantry. The targets were placed at the distances of 400-1,200 meters.

"The program makes possible to train skilled personnel", said acting deputy commander of NF Marine Regiment Lt Col Radik Lasynov. "All servicemen have successfully passed the drill", he added.

Back to the list





Back to news list