Paratroopers compete near Novorossiysk during second stage of Airborne Platoon contest
The second stage of the Airborne Platoon contest is carried out at the Raevskiy training ground near Novorossiysk.
According to the conditions of the contest teams compete in combat training, practice their skills on accuracy and time.
Each platoon was split into three units and after receiving the route they decided to search for control points on the terrain, each team scored points depending on the complication and remoteness of the route.
According to the terms of the task, teams began the route each 10 minutes. Participants were charged with penalty points for each complete or incomplete minute of the time exceeding the limit (120min) from the total points. If the team exceeded the control time for more than 30 min, all the results of the team are cancelled.
The race track was an area of forested and mountainous dissected terrain over 25 km long. On average each team had to go from 15 to 20 km in order to get the winning points for each passed mark placed along the entire distance.