Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation : More in detail


13.01.2021 (10:40)

Scouts of the 58th army of the Southern Military District began intensive training for the competition "Army Scout Masters"

Scouts of formations and military units of the 58th combined arms army of the Southern Military District (SMD), stationed in the North Caucasus and Transcaucasia, have begun enhanced special and fire training, as well as training in driving armored vehicles in preparation for the competition "Army Scout Masters" of the Army International Games–2021.

In preparation for the first stage of the competition, more than 1.2 thousand servicemen of the reconnaissance units of the 58th army of the Southern Military District are taking part.

Military scouts perform shooting from various types of weapons, driving an infantry fighting vehicle in difficult terrain conditions, standards for landing and disembarking from a helicopter, the exit of the reconnaissance department to the rear of a mock enemy and conducting a reconnaissance ambush.

In preparation for the competition actively used means of simulation in order to create conditions close to the fighting.

During the first stage of the competition, participants will demonstrate shooting skills, strength, agility and endurance when overcoming obstacles of the "scout trail", force water obstacles and make a march as part of units.

The best recce squads of military units of the Southern Military District will take part in qualifying competitions at the level of the regiment, unit and formation. The right to participate in the international stage will be won by the team that won the all-army stage of the competition.

Press Service of the Southern Military District
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Southern Military District , Army scout masters
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