Miniature Range

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Miniature Range

 

a practice artillery range that is a re-production of the relief of a terrain (a relief map usually on a scale of 1:300 to 1:1,000) equipped with targets and a special device that simulates the explosion of shells. It is used for teaching artillery fire against ground and air targets. The miniature range is set up in a building or on open terrain. It makes it possible to study the rules of artillery fire in a practical manner and to conduct artillery marksmanship training.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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