Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

02/05/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/05/2019 07:09

More than 200 servicemen took part in qualifying stage of the Safe Environment contest near Volgograd

05.02.2019 (13:38)

More than 200 troops of the Radiation, Chemical and Biological protection of the Southern Military District took part in the selection stage of the Safe Environment competition in the Volgograd region.

The winners of the first qualifying stage of the competition were determined, both in the overall standings and in the individual race on the equipment along the route with a length of up to 2,500 meters, in the relay and in small arms shooting.

During the specialized relay race, participants overcame a fire assault course, equipped with a cable net, a passage through a ravine on a swinging log, a fire obstacle and a destroyed building.

At the shooting range, the servicemen fired small arms at targets at a distance of 100 m. The best crews will qualify for the district stage of the Safe Environment competition.