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At the Raevsky training ground of the Novorossiysk Guards Airborne Assault Mountain Formation, the qualification of the All-Army Competition “Tactical Shooter” took place, which is for the first time held within the framework of the International Army Games “ARMY-2021”.

The participants of the qualification had to show the highest result in the control exercises in order to get to the main draw of the competition.

During the first qualifying exercise, the servicemen hit each target with two shots from the left hand, then, after changing the magazine, from the right. In the second exercise, at the signal of the referee, the participant, after hitting the target, moved to the next shooting zone with a change of weapon (pistol and machine gun) and shooting position. In the third exercise, on a signal, the servicemen also opened fire on the targets on the right, resting the butt on the right shoulder, and then, changing the magazine, hit those on the left – resting the butt on the left shoulder.

Participants were assessed on the basis of time indicators, accuracy of their shooting, compliance with safety requirements. Having shown high results in three exercises, all participants of the tournament fulfilled the qualification requirements and successfully passed to the main draw of the competition.

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The tournament is held from June 28 to July 3, 2021 at the Raevsky training ground of the Novorossiysk Guards Airborne Assault Mountain Formation in the Krasnodar Territory. This army tactical-shooting all-around includes: fire training, elements of hand-to-hand combat, first aid to the wounded, throwing a knife and a sapper blade and other tactical tasks.

More than 120 contestants, consisting of 11 teams, representing all military districts, the Airborne Forces, the Far Eastern VOKU, the National Guard Troops, the Strategic Missile Forces, the Northern Fleet, and the Aerospace Forces, take part in the competition.

The team that won the all-army stage will represent the Russian Federation at the international stage of the Tactical Shooter competition, which will be held in August-September this year at the Seltsy training ground of the Ryazan Guards Higher Airborne Command School named after General of the Army V.F. Margelov.

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