Russian Marines, Egypt military completed first day and night shooting in”Defenders of friendship-2016″ exercise 

​Today, in a joint anti-terrorist exercises “Defenders of friendship-2016” Russian paratroopers left the first time an Egyptian military base of El Umaed for joint day and night firing of small arms.
Exercising target practice military airborne troops of Egypt and the Russian Airborne Forces was organized at the site Alam El-Khadem.

During exercise training firings soldiers struck over 800 targets at various distances.
At the end of the daily shootings paratroopers have begun to prepare weapons and scopes for accurate target lesion in a twilight and night.
Total in a joint anti-terrorist exercises “Defenders of friendship-2016” attended by more than 500 military personnel from both countries. During his swing observed by representatives from more than 30 countries.
International teaching with airborne units in Russia and Egypt on the African continent for the first time.

Source: function.mil.ru

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