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25.06.2020 (10:43)

More than 300 airborne servicemen will take part in the airborne troops stage of the "Airborne Platoon" field training competition

From June 28 to July 7, the airborne troops stage of the "Airborne Platoon" competition, which is held within the framework of the Army international games, will take place at the Strugi Krasnye and Zavelichye ranges in the Pskov region.

On June 28, the Pskov guards amphibious assault unit will host the grand opening of the competition.

The selection stage will be attended by more than 300 military personnel from formations and military units of the airborne troops, as part of teams that will demonstrate their professional skills and determine the best platoon of the airborne troops.

The paratroopers will make a D-10 parachute landing on an unfamiliar site as part of a unit from MI-8AMTSh army aviation helicopters, after which they will make a 10-km march.

At the stage of "Individual race" on the BMD-2 and BMD-4M contest participants as part of the regular crew will overcome the distance length of 5 kilometers in circles, will conduct live firing with fighting vehicles armament, will compete in shooting with AK-74M and RPG-7D.

Then there will be a "Pursuit Race" on combat vehicles, in which two crews from each team will participate, who showed the best time in the "Individual race".

According to the results of the competition, the winning team will be determined, which in August will represent the airborne forces at the international stage of the "Airborne Platoon" competition.

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