More than 1,800 troops to take part in the first stage of the Engineering Formula and Safe Route, Eastern Military District
In the Eastern Military District, the first qualifying stage of the Engineering Formula and Safe Route was launched involving teams of the district's engineering troops.
In the middle of March of the current year such competitions will be held in the district formations, and the winners will get the right to qualify for the district stage.
The military will demonstrate their professional skills when performing special tasks in accordance with the type of the military equipment.
They will practise engineering reconnaissance, screening the ground for mines and defusing of various explosive devices.
Engineering vehicles will use the IMR-2 to make passages in minefields and move four logs, setting them in pre-prepared notches, which requires the highest level of professional skills of the military personnel in using standard equipment.
In addition, the servicemen will compete in assembling mechanized bridges from the TMM heavy mechanized bridge kit.
More than 1,800 people are involved in the competition, as well as more than 200 pieces of special equipment.