Russia launches artillery exercises in Crimea

Moreover, Russia has also launched military exercises in Armenia, Abkhazia, South Ossetia and the North Caucasus.

16 March 2016 11:00

Russia has launched military exercises in the North Caucasus, South Ossetia, Armenia, Abkhazia and occupied Crimea today, March 16.

“Some 2 million units of weaponry and military equipment: Grad and Uragan multiple launch rocket systems, MSTA-S and Acacia self-propelled howitzers, mortars, as well as complexes of anti-tank guided missiles will be involved in military training, the press service of the Southern Military District reports.

According to the agency, the artillerymen are to destroy the imaginary enemy at a distance of 2 to 15 kilometers, using both direct and indirect fire modes.

As QHA reported earlier, a video showing a column of Russian military equipment moving on the territory of Crimea was released online. It also included Iskander operational-tactical missile complexes capable of carrying nuclear warheads.

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