Tankers of the Pskov guards airborne assault unit are preparing to participate in the "Tank biathlon" competition in the framework of Army Games 2020
On the training ground of the airborne troops Strugi Red tank division of the guards airborne assault unit, stationed in Pskov, worked off the driving skills of T-72B3 tanks.
During the training on the 5-kilometer route of the tankodrome, mechanics-drivers overcame a track bridge, an anti-tank ditch, a passage in mine-explosive barriers and other obstacles that improve the driving skills of combat vehicles.
At the next stage, the tankers from the airborne assault unit fired from the T-72B3 tanks ' regular weapons at emerging and moving targets at a distance of 700 to 1400 meters, both with an embedded barrel and with regular ammunition.
Based on the results of the training sessions, the best platoon will be determined and will represent the famous unit at the qualifying stage of the "Tank biathlon" competition for field training between tank crews on the scale of formations and airborne units, and the strongest crew will represent airborne troops at the all-army stage of the competition.