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Competitions on hand-to-hand combat will be included in the competitions for the Marines, paratroopers and scouts in the international Army games-2020. This was announced by Deputy Minister of defence of the Russian Federation, army General Pavel Popov at the meeting of the organizational Committee on preparation of Games.

“In the program of competitions included the elements of martial arts. This competition “masters of reconnaissance”, “Marines”, “commando platoon” and “Polyarnaya Zvezda”, — told the Deputy head of the military Department.

Pavel Popov also said that the changes expected and one of the most popular viewers competition “Tank biathlon”.

“Tank biathlon to increase the number of fire missions. The value of accuracy will prevail over the speed of the tanks, target the competition will become more”, — said the Deputy Minister of defence.

In the competition “Aviadarts” in the category of fighter aircraft included the element of “maneuvering air combat at medium altitude as part of a pair”.

In addition, will be combined competitions “Masters of armored equipment” and “Rembat”. The “war rally” is planned to increase the length of the route.

“This year, the competition among the rock units in winter conditions “Sayan March” will be held from 14 till 17 APR 2020. To the provisions on competition included another special task is the March in a mountainous area, which by analogy with the ski stage race “Tour de Ski” will include the results of the previous competition days,” — said the Deputy head of the military Department, adding that in this competition are planning to take part Iran, Laos, Angola, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Palestine, the Congo and Russia.

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