Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

05/16/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/16/2019 09:13

All-Army stage of contest among tank and motorized rifle units kicks off in Southern MD

16.05.2019 (13:34)

At the Prudboy training ground of the Southern Military District, stationed in the Volgograd region, started the all-army stage of the competition among tank and motorized rifle units.

The competitions started with a large-scale demonstration of combat capabilities of Su-24M and Su-25SM aircraft, Mi-28 Night Hunter and Ka-52 Alligator helicopters.

Mi-35 and MI-8AMTSH Terminator helicopters struck with unguided missiles at a mock enemy, ensuring the landing of a tactical landing force.

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In the Tank Biathlon and Suvorov Attack all-army contests will be attended by 72 crews of T-72B3 tanks and 5 platoons on IFV-2, which became the best in the Southern, Central, Western and Eastern military districts, the Northern fleet, Airborne troops.

Competitions will last until April 29 at Prudboy training ground.

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