Military personnel of mountain divisions will compete in shooting as part of groups within the all-army stage of the competition "Elbrus ring"
On July 24, 2020, participants of the all-army stage of the "Elbrus ring" competition will compete in the Elbrus region in the conduction of the fifth special task – "Shooting in groups", the only test during which they use regular weapons for their intended purpose.
Military personnel have to complete the final task of the first stage: shooting at a range of up to 250 meters.
A total of four shooting ranges are planned to be equipped on the grassy slope, where 36 targets will be set at different distances (for shooters, machine gunners and snipers).
The organizer of the competition is the department of physical training and sports of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
Teams from all military districts, the Northern fleet, the airborne troops, the Far Eastern Higher Combined Arms Command School, and the National guard of the Russian Federation participate in the competition. This competition has been held since 2015, the sixth competition in a row.
The 2020 contest started on July 22 and will run until August 4.