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In Kabardino-Balkaria, near Mount Elbrus, within the framework of the all-army stage of the Elbrus Ring competition of ARMI-2021, high-mountain units of the Armed Forces, the Federal Security Service and the Russian National Guard carried out a landing and made a march.

The teams of the Russian law enforcement agencies in full force landed from the Mi-8AMTSh army aviation helicopters of the 4th Army of the Air Force and the Air Defense of the Southern Military District (YuVO). The crews performed about 15 sorties with an airborne assault landing at an altitude of about 3.5 thousand meters.

After the landing, the servicemen made a throw-march in the highlands, overcoming various forms of mountainous terrain, orienteering in the mountains.

Best of all, the special task was performed by the team of the National Guard. The second place is taken by the team of the Federal Security Service, the third place is taken by the team of the Southern Military District. The scoring will take place after the units return to the Terskol Sports Center.

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The all-army stage of the international competition for the best high-mountain unit “Elbrus Ring” is held in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic on the basis of the Terskol Mountain Training and Survival Center of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. It is attended by more than 150 military personnel of the high-mountain units of the power departments of the Russian Federation in nine teams from the military districts, the Ground Forces, the Northern Fleet, the Airborne Forces and the Federal Service of the National Guard Troops. For the first time, a team from the Federal Security Service participates in the competition. The competition will end on August 4.

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