MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
During the second stage of the Airborne Forces’ summer mountain triathlon championship, servicemen of the mountain units of the Airborne Forces competed in passing the obstacle course at the unique mountain complex “Four Elements” located at the Raevsky training ground of the Novorossiysk Guards Airborne Assault Mountain Formation in the Krasnodar Territory.
Participants had to overcome 12 obstacles of varying complexity, with moving a box of ammunition weighing 24 kg to a 5-meter height, descending along vertical rails using descenders, overcoming a 3-meter stream along a stretched cable car, a destroyed bridge and climbing a steep slope to 45 meters high, overcome another rope crossing and go to the area for throwing a hand-held fragmentation grenade.
According to the results of the second stage of the competition, the first and second results were shown by representatives of a separate guards special-purpose unit from Kubinka near Moscow, the third place was taken by a representative of the Novorossiysk guards air assault mountain unit.
The third final stage of the championship and its closing ceremony will take place today.
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