08/25/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 08/25/2020 06:46
On August 25, at the Volzhsky training ground of the Volgograd Region, qualification races of the international stage of the Engineering Formula competition will take place within the framework of the International Army Games 2020.
Based on the results of the races, the best ones will be determined in the nominations 'The Best Crew for Excavations of Pits', 'The Best Crew of a Tracklayer', 'The Best Crew of an Engineer Clearing Vehicle', 'The Best Crew of a PTS Vehicle', 'The Best Crew of the GMZ', 'The Best Crew of UR-77'.
The crews will have to overcome 26 obstacles at maximum speed, the most difficult of which are 'ditch', 'threadway bridge', 'escarp', 'ford'. The race track is 3km long.
The finals will be held on August 28 at the Volzhsky training ground at the Joint Regional Training Centre of the Russian Armed Forces.
Team members with the use of machines for excavation pit, tracklayers, engineering obstacle-clearing vehicles, and amphibious tracked vehicles will pass the relay distance along the track. The route is about 3 thousand meters long, equipped with various obstacles and equipped with sites for performing engineering tasks. The team consists of up to 22 people.