EMD's tank crews train for Tank Biathlon international contest in Alabino
The strongest tank crews of the Eastern Military District went to the Alabino training ground near Moscow to prepare for participation in the international stage of the Tank Biathlon competition.
For nearly two months, during the training, five crews will compete for the honorable right to represent the Russian Federation in one of the most dynamic and spectacular stages of the competition.
Under the terms of the competition program, only 4 of the strongest crews can represent the country, the competition itself will open in early August.
Tank crews representing motorized rifle formations stationed in the Sakhalin Region, the Trans-Baikal Territory and the Republic of Buryatia, as well as military personnel from a separate tank unit of the EMD, were included in the combined district team.
They will operate the latest T-72B3 tanks the teams will receive equipment directly at the Alabino range.
During the competition itself, each crew will be assessed individually.