Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

08/26/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 08/26/2020 09:36

The next stages of the qualification races of the international stage of the military engineer's competition 'Engineering formula' were held in the Volgograd region

26.08.2020 (16:11)

Today, at the site of 'Volzhsky', Volgograd region, stationed in the Southern Military District (SMD), ended the first three stages of the qualifying races of the international competition 'Engineering formula' within the International Army games - 2020.

The results of the first stage in the nomination 'best mine action crew' became the team of Russia, in second place Belarus and third place in the team of Laos, in the category 'best crew tracked mine-layers' first place went to the team of Belarus, Laos, the second and the third of Russia, in the nomination 'best crew of the floating vehicle', first was the team of Russia, Laos, the second and the third place team of Belarus.

The main task of the crews was to overcome 26 obstacles at maximum speed, the most difficult of which were 'moat', 'track bridge', 'escarpment', 'ford'. The route is 3 km long.

The finals and awarding of winners of the 'Engineering formula' will be held on 28 August at the 'Volzhsky' site in the Volgograd region on the basis of Interspecies regional training center of engineer troops of the Russian Armed Forces.

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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.