Airborne Platoon 2019 preliminaries kick off within International Army Games 2019
Today, the Airborne Platoon preliminaries has kicked off among the Airborne Troops. The contest is included into the programme of the International Army Games 2019.
The right to participate in the military, and then in the international stages of the competition, is challenged by airborne platoons and schools deployed in the Pskov, Ivanovo, Tula, Ryazan, Ulyanovsk and Volgograd Regions, Krasnodar and Primorsky Krais, and Buryatia.
During the qualifying stages of the competition, the air assault and paratrooper platoons will show their skills, parachute and gather on the landing site, cross various obstacles during a march, meet the fire, technical and physical standards, solve tactical and firing tasks.
The qualifying stage of the competition, held in the airborne units, is organised in accordance with the plan and is held until the end of January at the military training grounds.
The Kostroma Guards Parachute Regiment, which will present the “winged infantry” on May 9 at the Victory Parade in Moscow, is among those who joined the struggle for the right to be the best of the best in the Airborne Troops. The regiment udergoes examination to test its skills at a training ground in Kostroma region.
During the qualifying stage, each platoon will cross over 20 various individual and complex obstacles.
The preliminaries will be held in all military units of the Airborne Troops. Their main goal is to select the best unit in the airborne troops to represent this country in the Airborne Platoon 2019 international stage.