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Servicemen of the special forces unit of the Southern Military District (YuVO), stationed in Kabardino-Balkaria, became the best in the field training competition among special-purpose reconnaissance groups “Green Path”, which took place in the Krasnodar Territory with the participation of foreign teams from Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

The official closing ceremony of the competition took place on the parade ground of the special forces unit of the Southern Military District in the Krasnodar Territory.

The second and third places were taken by teams from the Ryazan Airborne Command School of V.F.Margelov’s estate and the special forces regiment of the Southern Military District from the Stavropol Territory, respectively.

“The most difficult stage for us was the 10 km march. Heat! But my group is balanced: there are very experienced guys, there are young ones, everyone was able to tune in both mentally and physically. We went through all the stages exactly, there is something to strive for in the future ”, – the commander of the special purpose group of the Southern Military District, captain Sergey Sh.

The Green Path competition was held at the Molkino training ground. In total, it was attended by more than 500 servicemen from formations and special-purpose military units of four military districts, the Northern Fleet, the Airborne Forces and cadets of the Ryazan Higher Airborne Command School named after General of the Army V.F. Margelov, as well as a special forces group from the armed forces of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

26 teams competed in the action of reconnaissance groups when moving long distances, dropping from a helicopter, overcoming water obstacles, performing special missions, live fire, scouts at an observation post and withdrawing a reconnaissance group to the rear of the enemy. The training of servicemen in military topography, engineering and medical training, knowledge of weapons and military equipment of foreign armies was also checked.

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