Over 3.5 thousand spectators watched the opening ceremony of the Masters of armored vehicles competition in Voronezh region
The opening ceremony of the International Army Games 2020 Competition “Masters of Armored Vehicles” was held in the Voronezh Region.
About 3.5 thousand guests and residents of the Voronezh region saw an interactive show with a light-graphic presentation of the teams-countries participating in the sixth international competition of military drivers and specialists of car repair workshops.
“For the first time this year, a competition between military drivers and repair workshop specialists will be held at the training ground of the training centre of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation. Members of teams from Belarus, Uzbekistan, China and Russia were personally presented for the guests of the show. A team of veterans of the DOSAAF Russian national team will also perform outside the competition. Within 5 days, spectators will be presented with 4 stages of the competition, the main of which - the team relay race will determine the best military drivers,” said Lieutenant Colonel Evgeny Zubik, commander of the training center for training junior specialists of the Russian Defence Ministry's armored service.
Also, for the first time in the history of the International Army Games, a symbol of the competition was presented - the raccoon "Avtoshka", this is a pilot project, for which the absolute majority of the military personnel of the training centre voted.
Performances of creative teams, honor guard companies, military drivers, and an exhibition of modern weapons and military equipment are also prepared for the audience.
Competitions of military drivers of the Army International Games will be held from August 23 to 29 at the training ground of the training center for junior specialists of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation in the city of Ostrogozhsk, Voronezh region.