Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

05/25/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/25/2018 09:40

Army Scout Masters participants arrive in Novosibirsk

25.05.2018 (12:14)

Nine best scout teams of the Russian Armed Forces arrived at the Novosibirsk Higher Military Command School. Servicemen of four military districts, the Northern Fleet, the Airborne Troops, the National Guard of the Russian Federation, as well as cadets of the Novosibirsk Higher Military Command School and the Far Eastern Military Combined Arms School will be involved in the all-army competition.

Each team is 10 servicemen strong. During the competition, scouts will compete in several stages. The first one will determine the best in airborne landing and advanced marching. The second is a contest among drivers. Besides, this year the participants will be crossing contaminated area in the protective suit during the mission.

A solemn opening of the Army Scout Masters all-army competition will be held on May 30 on the parade ground of the Novosibirsk Higher Military Command School. Competitions will be held at a specially equipped training ground in Koltsovo, Novosibirsk region and will last till June 10. The best scout team will represent Russia at the International Army Games 2018.