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Russia: Topol-M and BM-30 Smerch vehicles hit steep hills in Astrakhan drills02:30

Russia: Topol-M and BM-30 Smerch vehicles hit steep hills in Astrakhan drills

Russian Federation, Astrakhan Region
April 28, 2016 at 17:12 GMT +00:00 · Published

A set of Russian Smerch launch vehicles and Topol-Ms took part in atypical driving exercises at the Kapustin Yar shooting range in Astrakhan Region on Wednesday.

The artillery trucks which usually carry rockets and ballistic missiles hit the dirt tracks, traversing a range of irregular obstacles. The exercises involved steep hill decent and parking in tight spots.

Commenting on the drills, a Russian solider said that due to the size of the vehicles they are very hard to get used to driving but added that such training was very useful.

Russia: Topol-M and BM-30 Smerch vehicles hit steep hills in Astrakhan drills02:30
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A set of Russian Smerch launch vehicles and Topol-Ms took part in atypical driving exercises at the Kapustin Yar shooting range in Astrakhan Region on Wednesday.

The artillery trucks which usually carry rockets and ballistic missiles hit the dirt tracks, traversing a range of irregular obstacles. The exercises involved steep hill decent and parking in tight spots.

Commenting on the drills, a Russian solider said that due to the size of the vehicles they are very hard to get used to driving but added that such training was very useful.

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