Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

05/18/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/18/2021 08:33

Participants of the Military Rally competition started preparation of the military equipment in Kyzyl

18.05.2021 (17:30)

Military drivers taking part in the all-army stage of the Military Rally competition within the framework of the Games-2021 have started preparing military vehicles and weapons for the games.

Seven teams take part in the competition: the Central, Southern, Eastern, and Western military districts, the team of the Airborne troops, the Northern Fleet, and the team of the National Guard of the Russian Federation.

In parallel with preparation of the equipment, the military personnel train on the mountain car track and practice driving trucks with overcoming special sections on steep descents and long ascents. In addition, the navigators study the route of the competition on the map using the GLONASS navigation system.

During the competition, the teams will perform races on trucks Ural and KamAZ with a wheelbase of 4x4 and 6x6, as well as on special equipment.

The competition will be held from 22 to 30 May. According to the results of the all-army stage, the best crews will represent Russia at the international competition.