MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In the Eastern Military District (VVO), the third stage of the professional skills competition for specialists of technical support units “Master of armored vehicles” has started. The district stage of the competition is held at the educational facilities of the district training center for the training of junior specialists of motorized rifle and tank forces stationed in the Trans-Baikal Territory.
The event is attended by teams representing army associations from the Republic of Buryatia, the Trans-Baikal, Khabarovsk and Primorsky Territories, the Amur and Sakhalin Regions, as well as the Pacific Fleet – over 50 servicemen in total. At the same time, about 20 units of military vehicles are involved.
Contestants demonstrate their skills in performing control exercises in the course of driving a car.
The practical part of the competition takes place at a specially equipped circuit. At the same time, the judging commission assesses the skills of military personnel in overcoming difficult obstacles, such as an anti-tank ditch, a snake, a slope, an overpass, as well as a deep ford. The most difficult element of the practical part of the competition is the performance by military personnel of towing a semitrailer with a tractor on limited passages with its setting in the overall yard in reverse.
The contestants show their professionalism on army off-road vehicles UAZ-3151 and multi-ton trucks URAL-4320, KamAZ-5350, as well as on the KamAZ 65225 tractor.
The winners will represent the Eastern Military District at the all-army stage of the competition, which will be held in May this year in the Moscow region.
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