POTD: Special Forces Exercise Near Novosibirsk

    Special Forces Exercise Near Novosibirsk

    Each day a different image from the world of firearms. We call this POTD, short for Photo Of The Day, and it is our daily article series where we go to great lengths trying to find the most interesting pictures for you out there. Above you have a VSS Vintorez used by Special Forces of the Central Military District, at the Ironiya complex during an exercise near Novosibirsk (Russia).

    Below I think we have the AGS-30 Atlant, a Russian light automatic grenade launcher.

    These winter uniforms blend in pretty well.

    News Release, Moscow, December 2021: Near Novosibirsk, an exercise with Special Purpose Units of the Central Military District (CMD) on the destruction of a mock enemy using the Ironiya optical-electronic complex was completed.

    According to the plan of the event, the Special Purpose Unit received intelligence information about the place and time of the passage of a column of equipment with weapons, ammunition and food to provide the camp of a mock enemy.

    The tasks of the exercise included working out the interaction of Special Purpose Units with attached fire support and technical intelligence units, as well as working out the order of action in a single reconnaissance and strike circuit.

    More than 500 military personnel and 25 units of military and special equipment were involved in the exercise.

    Below: Spetsnaz soldiers trying to find out if their model plane is going to fly or not?

    For more suppressed Russian firearms check the “Russian Recon Soldier with VSS Vintorez (6P29)” and “Russian Airborne Forces with PKM and VSS Vintorez“.

    Source: Press Service of the Russian Federation Central Military District