The best snipers of the Airborne Troops identify the best at the first stage of Sniper Frontier competition among snipers (sniper pairs)
On the territory of the Ulyanovsk separate guards airborne assault unit, the opening ceremony of the stage of the airborne troops competition for field training among snipers (sniper pairs) Sniper Frontier, held within the framework of the Army International Games-2021, took place.
The individual stage is held to determine the best sniper. The distribution of places among snipers in the individual standings will be carried out according to the smallest amount of places according to the results of the exercise of this stage.
The first stage will determine the rating of each team, equal to the sum of the positions of the team’s snipers for the exercises of the first stage.
For two days, the best snipers of the Airborne Troops compete in the exercises Qualification, Shooting for offset, Shooting from awkward positions, Declare yourself, Sniper on the offensive, Sniper on defence at night, Pyramid.
The day before, the best participant was determined in the exercise Shooting for test. In accordance with the conditions of the exercise, the participants had to hit targets with a Dragunov sniper rifle located at ranges from 300 to 500 meters. At the command of the referee, the sniper prepared to fire and at the command Fire (timer signal) fired ten scoring shots. The shooter's result was the sum of the points scored for hitting the target's dimensions.
The winner will be announced based on the results of all exercises of the first stage.
The annual field training competition among snipers (sniper pairs) in the Airborne Troops has been held since 2016, in preparation for the participation of the Airborne Troops team in the all-army stage of the competition.
In total, the competition is attended by about 100 military personnel consisting of 8 teams in the Army Sniper and Professional divisions representing all formations, military units and institutions of the airborne troops.
The team that won the qualifying stage will represent the winged infantry at the all-army stage of the competition, which will be held in May this year.