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In Dagestan, at the Adanak, Scorpion and Turali training grounds, the marine units of the Caspian Flotilla (CFL) have begun preparations for the qualifying round of the Marine Troopers competition of the International Army Games 2021.

In total, about 500 military personnel take part in the qualifying events of the competition for the CFL, about 100 units of military equipment are involved.

During the training, the driver mechanics of the BTR-82A armored personnel carriers practice driving along a special route with overcoming various obstacles: a track bridge, a ditch, anti-tank hedgehogs, a passage between the poles, driving afloat. The crews of combat vehicles pass the standards for amphibious assault training with the loading or unloading of armored personnel carriers onto the landing vehicle. The gunner-operators of the BTR-82A perform live firing at various ranges from the spot and on the move at targets simulating air and surface targets.

Also, servicemen as part of the Marine Corps platoons fulfill the standards and exercises for fire and physical training, overcome the obstacle course, and also parachute from armored personnel carriers.

According to the results of the final stage of the Marine Assault competition, two teams of platoons and crews of the BTR-82A will be selected at the KFL, which will take part in the competitions of the marines of the Russian Navy at the all-army stage.

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