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Servicemen of the Russian military base stationed in the Republic of Tajikistan, performing missions in mountainous and high-mountainous areas, were trained at the Ergaki Military Sports Training Center of the Central Military District.

For a month, about 100 servicemen carried out overcoming rocky terrain using special mountain equipment, in special conditions they learned to ford water obstacles, transport weapons, ammunition and bulky cargo, studied the order of movement of the group on grassy slopes, talus, rocks, worked out life support issues in high altitude conditions, safety during climbing, as well as first aid and evacuation of the wounded from mountainous regions and terrain. In addition, the final stage was the passage of a 20-kilometer route with an altitude gain of up to 3000 meters with an exit by coordinates to the designated point.

Mountain training training is carried out by the instructor and teaching staff of the Center, as well as by mountain training instructors of military units who have the qualification “Mountain Training Instructor”.

The Ergaki training center is located in the foothills of the Western Sayan at an altitude of 1350 m above sea level. Every year it receives more than 1000 military personnel who are engaged in mountain and ski training programs, and also work out joint actions with the crews of the army aviation, for which high-altitude helicopter pads have been selected.

In addition, a universal sports complex is located on the territory of the center, in which conditions for rehabilitation are created: a salt cave (spele mine), phyto barrels, a halo chamber, a swimming pool, a hamam, a gym.

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