Military drills: Military firing day held in Poltava (photos)

12:46 Nov. 1, 2016

Military firing day held in Poltava (photos)

Exercises in Poltava region (UNIAN Photo)

Heads of different army and local administration departments took part in exercises on the firing range in Poltava region

Heads of region state administrations, commanders of 13th infantry battalion, territorial defence squads of Poltava region and Kremenchuk guard company conducted shooting drills.

They learned to shoot from AK-47 rifle and Makarov pistol, studied firstaid and engineering.

Read more Large-scale reserve force drills kick off in Ukraine

The main goal of the exercises is to give the commanders practical skills, so they can effectively teach their personnel. These are the first drills of the kind, but from now on, they will be conducted on monthly basis in every region. 

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