True Friend contest completed in Airborne Troops
The True Friend qualifying stage held among Airborne Troops has completed in Pskov. The contest took place as part of the International Army Games 2019.
A team of the Pskov airborne formation won the competition, the special airborne brigade of Airborne Troops from Moscow region took the second place followed by the Ulyanovsk airborne assault brigade.
A combined team will represent the Airborne Troops at the all-army stage. It is to take place at the 470th Service Dog Breeding Training Centre of the Russian Armed Forces (Moscow region, Dmitrov) in June.
The rest team members representing the Airborne Troops will have been formed by May 1.
In total, eleven K-9 teams from five airborne formations stationed in Pskov, Ulyanovsk, Omsk and Moscow region participated in the competition.