Winners of special contest ‘Best Robotics Specialist’ are determined near Moscow
"On 3 and 4 July, the RF Armed Forces’ robotic teams practised their skills in searching for explosives within the framework of the all-army contest ‘Best Robotics Specialist’ at the Alabino training ground in the Moscow Region.
During the contest, servicemen competed in controlling the MRK-35MA multifunctional robotic complex, including while moving across rough terrain, crossing artificial obstacles and labyrinths, as well as in searching, capturing and displacing mock-ups of "explosives".
The contest was attended by seven teams from the Land Force, Navy, Engineer Troops, RChBD Troops, Western Military District and Main Research Testing Centre for Robotics of the RF Defence Ministry. Totaly, over 60 servicemen were involved in the competitions.
Besides, a scientific robotics platoon of the Military Innovative Technopolis ‘ERA’ was among the participants for the first time.
The contest determined the strongest robotics operators. The 1st place was taken by the team of the Main Research Testing Centre for Robotics of the RF Defence Ministry, the 2nd place was won by the team of the Directorate of the Troops of Radiation, Chemical and Biological Defence of the RF Armed Forces, the top three are closed by the team of the Navy High Command. Winners were awarded memorable diplomas and valuable gifts.
The contest was held within the framework of the V All-Army Festival-Contest ‘Army of Russia-2018’.