Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

08/31/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 08/31/2021 01:56

Individual Shooting stage ends at Army Scout Masters international competition in Novosibirsk

31.08.2021 (03:05)

The Individual Shooting stage ended at the international competition Army Scout Masters 2021 in Novosibirsk.

Participants of the competition demonstrated their skills in throwing knives and infantry shovels for accuracy, throwing training hand grenades, firing AK-74 and AK-12 assault rifles, PKM light machine gun, Yarygin pistol, SVD sniper rifle and hand grenade launcher.

The best in throwing knives and infantry blades for accuracy were the scouts of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The second and third results were demonstrated by military personnel from the People's Republic of China and the Russian Federation. In throwing training grenades, all were surpassed by the scouts of the Republic of Belarus. The final results of the IV stage will be announced on September 1, when the participants of the competition will fire from standard small arms as part of reconnaissance groups.

According to the results of the three stages of the all-army competition Army Scout Masters-2021, the Russian team is in the lead. Scouts from China and Uzbekistan follow them.

Six main teams from Russia, China, South Ossetia, Belarus, Uzbekistan and India in full force, as well as eight singles are teams of the Republic of the Congo, Burkina Faso, the Republic of Mozambique, the Republic of South Africa, the Republic of Tajikistan, Cameroon, the Kingdom of Eswatini.