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In July, on the basis of the training center of the engineering troops near Moscow, the All-Army stage of the competition of calculations of the mine-search service “Find and neutralize” will take place. The competition will be attended by 36 crews from 12 teams representing engineering units of central subordination, military districts and the Northern Fleet. The calculation consists of a counselor with a mine detection dog.

The competition program provides for the passage of a number of stages. Participants will perform 7 techniques of the general course of training mine detection dogs and overcoming the strip with standard training obstacles installed on it in the amount of 8 elements. The counselors, together with their dogs, will have to overcome an obstacle course in the form of a relay race and perform techniques for overcoming 8 obstacles. There are three types of exercises:

“Carousel” – a simulator is located on the site, an explosive is placed in one of the glasses, a search must be performed;

“Boxes” – there are 5 boxes in an open area, it is necessary to search for an explosive charge located in one of them;

“Minefield” – in an open area of ​​up to 300 square meters. meters, it is necessary to search for up to three explosive charges installed in the ground or on the surface.

The competition program will end with the performance of the “Minesweeper biathlon with shooting stage” exercise. It includes a relay race.
Three participants with service dogs cover a distance of 1 km with one firing line, where shooting is performed from a standing position from a small-bore rifle.

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