More than 100 paratroopers participate in final stage Safe Environment contest
On May 22, the final stage of Safe Environment contest of the Airborne Troops will start at the Pesochny tarining ground, on the border of the Kostroma and Yaroslavl regions.
It will be attended by 100 specialists of the NBC troops of the Airborne Troops from military units and formations with a location in Novorossiysk, Pskov, Ivanovo, Tula, Ulan-Ude, Ulyanovsk, Kamyshin, Ussuriysk, Omsk and Moscow regions.
The main task will be the elimination of the consequences of the accident at a chemical facility. The contest includes the NBC reconnaissance on rough terrain, water crossing, taking soil samples in the contaminated area, active decontamination.
In total the contest includes more than 20 standards for driving, fire training, as well as for NBC protection. Conducted competitions bring the elements of novelty into the tactics of modern combat, allow you to demonstrate the ability to control the military equipment in unusual conditions.
Following the results of the competitions, the best NBC reconnaissance crew will be determined, who will represent the Airborne Troops at the All-Army Stage of the Safe Environment Contest held within the framework of International Army Games 2019.