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In the Trans-Baikal Territory, at the Borzya Novaya training ground, the best crews of tanks and infantry fighting vehicles of the Eastern Military District (VVO) are preparing for the decisive rounds of the district stages of the Tank Biathlon and Suvorov Onslaught competitions.

Earlier, the crews of combat vehicles competed in the skill of possession of technique, revealing the strongest in the speed of passing the distance and the accuracy of hitting targets in the individual race.

At the firing lines, the participants in the competition used up a record number of shells and ammunition – more than 2 thousand. The panel of judges notes the increased level of firepower training of the contestants. The percentage of hits on targets simulating tanks and low-flying air targets is much higher this year. In addition, servicemen competed in the performance of combat training tasks, standards in various disciplines, as well as physical training.

Currently, the teams are preparing for the decisive final round of the relay, where the winners of the district stages of the games will be determined, who will compete in the all-army contests “Tank Biathlon” and “Suvorov Onslaught” within the framework of the International Army Games-2021.

33 crews of T-72B3, T-80BV tanks and BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles, which previously won the second stages of the competitions in their associations, participate in the district stages of the competitions. For the first time, combined teams of regional training centers of the Air Defense Forces for the training of junior specialists of motorized rifle and tank forces from the Trans-Baikal and Khabarovsk Territories take part in the competition.

Competitions will be held until March 26 inclusive and will end with an award ceremony for the winners and prize-winners of the competitions.

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