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Russian T-80U MBT proceeded to a gunnery qualification test
The battalion commanders with the 1st Armored Army of the Western Military District have taken a gunnery qualification test, using their T-80U Main Battle Tanks (MBT), according to the Western Military Distirct’s press office.
     
Russian T 80U MBT proceeded to a gunnery qualification test 640 001 Russian T-80U MBT
(Credit: Army Recognition)
     
"In the Moscow Region, the battalion commanders and their executive officers with the 1st Armored Army of the Western Military District have taken gunnery qualification tests as T-80U driver, gunner and commander," the news release says.

The qualification gunnery test crowned the training session, during which the officers learnt the latest training and education methods and the techniques designed to improve the effectiveness of tanks in combat.

The gunnery was hosted by the Kantemirovskaya Armored Division - the district’s most combat-ready division in 2016. This year, the large unit will compete for the title of the best division in the Russian Armed Forces.
     
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