Tank Biathlon Started in Chelyabinsk Region

The all-army stage of the International Army Games 2021 “Tank Biathlon” and “Suvorov Onslaught” competitions among tank and motorized rifle platoons started in the Chelyabinsk region, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the Central Military District. 

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It is noted that the best tank platoons of the Western, Southern, Central, and Eastern military districts, the Airborne Forces, the Kazan Higher Tank Command School, the Moscow and Far Eastern Higher Combined Arms Command Schools are taking part in the competition. The competition stage will end on May 28, 2021. Based on the results of this stage, the composition of the team will be determined which will represent the Russian Armed Forces at the international stage of the competition.

It is specified that the aim of the teams at this stage is to overcome the route with natural and artificial obstacles. The track is equipped with start and finish lines, a straight-line section, various obstacles, penalty timelines, three shooting areas, two penalty circles of 500 m each, a conditionally contaminated area of ​​the terrain, areas with the standards for technical training, engineering training, radiation, chemical, and biological protection training, and medical training.

Ru-Main, 19.05.2021 

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