Second qualifying stage of Safe Environment contest kicks off in Eastern Military District
The second stage of the Safe Environment 2019 contest held within the International Army Games 2019 has kicked off at training grounds in the Republic of Buryatia, Transbaikalia, Primorye, Amur region stationed in the Eastern Military District.
The stage includes three main phases - an individual race on a looped race track up to 2,300m long, relay race and firing line.
During the competition, the crews of RChM-6 special vehicles will have to cross at maximum speed the ditch, escarpment, trench, overall tunnel, section of road humps, blockage, passage in the mine-explosive barrier, incomplete curving passage.
In addition, the route is equipped with sites for sampling mock contaminated soil and searching for radioactive sources in the ground and on equipment.
The most difficult stage of the race for the chemical reconnaissance crews will be the overcoming an assault course in the respiratory protection means. The obstacle course is equipped with a rope net, passage through a ravine over a swinging log, a fire obstacle and a destroyed building.
At the shooting range, the military will engage six targets at a distance of 100m by small arms.
The event involves 500 specialists of chemical reconnaissance. The best of them will qualify for the district stage.