In 2008-2009, this base has been rearmed but very little has changed since then.
Now the base has its own firing ground for soldiers to master their firing proficiency.
The majority of the soldiers have new 6B2kh helmets while some still have to wear old SSh-68M helmets.
They shoot in the direction of the sea and when a boat shows up on the horizon they have to take a break.
A winter military exercise off Maykop.
The SV-98, a Russian bolt action sniper rifle, is used by contract soldiers while the rest have to use SVD-S sniper rifles.
The rifle with a muzzle attachment.
They plan to build a separate building for simulators because right now they are situated in an airshed which belonged to Bamboura Airdrome.
In the photo: a BTR-80 (APC) simulator.