Motorized rifle servicemen from Karachay-Cherkessia to represent the Southern Military District at the Sayan March 2019 ski mountaineering cup
A team of the mountain motorized rifle formation of the Southern Military District from the Karachay-Cherkess Republic, which won the district stage of the competition, will present the Southern Military District at the Sayan March 2019 Armed Forces Cup of the Russian Armed Forces.
Competitions will be held from January 30 to February 1 at the base of the Center of Military Sports Training in the Krasnoyarsk Territory. The total length of the route is 50 km with a climb of up to 4,000 meters.
The team has 11 tasks to practise: search for a victim in an avalanche, rope team skiing down the slope, squad shooting, target acquisition, lifting an injured on the slope, climbing along fixed judicial rails in grapnels, throwing grenades, planning a route and covering it, descending along a fixed rope, transporting a wounded, orienteering.
The team of the Southern Military District has completed a mountain training course under the first level program and has the skills to independently assess the dangers in the mountains in winter conditions.
The whole block of the competitive process is based on the principles of a unified program of combat training of mining units.
Competitions are held in the framework of the all-army stage of the International Army Games 2019.