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30 December 2016, 17:38

MILITARY&DEFENCE

All LPR People's Militia troops participate in drills in 2016

All LPR People's Militia personnel participated in military drills in 2016, said the Republic's People’s Militia command chief Colonel Oleg Anaschenko.  

"100 percent of troops were engaged in military exercises, hundreds of hardware pieces. Life tank MLRS Grad fire and were drilled as well as artillery and other weapons," he said.

In course of the 2016 military exercises LPR units trained "all sorts of tasks, including using artillery and air defense objectives".

"In 2016 LPR People's Militia have had two brigade and 16 battalion tactical drills, company tactical drills, life firing exercises for platoons and sections, level of troops individual competence was also upgraded," Anaschenko said.

He added that "Donbass Soldier" challenge was organized for tank, IFV, APC, multi-purpose light-armored towing vehicle crews and platoons.

LuganskMediaCentre — 30 December — Lugansk