SMD flamethrower operators win White Sun district competition
The servicemen of the flamethrower unit of the NBC protection regiment of the 8th Combined Arms Army of the Southern Military District, stationed in the Volgograd region, became the best at the district stage of the White Sun contest and will represent the Southern Military District at the all-army stage.
For the first time, its participants compete in TOS-1A Solntsepyok heavy flamethrower systems in the skill of shooting at individual, areal targets and shelters of a mock enemy.
Also, flamethrowers will fire from RPM-A Shmel rocket-propelled flamethrowers, overcome the fiery assault line, practice standards for driving special NBC protection vehicles.
The all-army stage of the competition will be held in mid-June at the training ground in the Saratov region.