On the occasion of the professional holiday - Day of rocket armies and artillery who is marked out today, on November 3, gunners 79-й separate Nikolaev airmobile crew of Command of Land forces of VS of Ukraine lined results fighting doctrines in a year, reports the Ministry of Defence.
According to the chief of artillery of connection lieutenant colonel Sergey Amelin, paratroopers - gunners celebrate the professional holiday with good results which were shown during total check for 2009.
- Despite of that this year gunners at all didn't take part in carrying out firing practice, it didn't affect theoretical knowledge of officers. During examination in the subject "Artillery Fire Control" any of officers didn't receive an assessment below, than "well", - the lieutenant colonel Sergey Amelin noted.
Explanation for this "phenomenon" the simple: despite of shortage of financing which didn't allow gunners to carry out full combat training, they left a difficult situation. For support of necessary "form" twice for a week paratroopers - gunners took part in special trainings during which fulfilled skills on fire control. Thus, instead of an artillery gun used the AGS-17 grenade launcher.
Besides, gunners - paratroopers actively use such form of occupations, as practical doctrines. For example, this year they several times took part in studies which took place in the spring and summer of this year. Throughout doctrines paratroopers - gunners executed multikilometer marches during which fulfilled tasks on artillery investigation.
- Together with other occupations, doctrines allowed to maintain necessary skills of practical activities of gunners, to preserve professional level of officers at necessary level, - the chief of artillery of connection told.
Soldiers - gunners 79-й separate Nikolaev airmobile crew of Command of Land forces of VS of Ukraine hope that next year the condition of financing of actions of combat training will allow them to confirm all the skills not only on paper in a class, but also the real gun-fire in the field.