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Participants of the international stage of the Airborne Platoon – 2021 competition from the Republic of Sudan, the Algerian People’s Democratic Republic and the State of Qatar, who arrived to participate in the international stage of the field training competition among the Airborne Platoon airborne units, conducted a prejump training on the shells of the airborne complex (VDK).

During the lesson, on the simulators of the VDK of the Ryazan Guards Higher Airborne Command School. General of the Army V.F. Margelova, the participants of the competition practiced the actions of a paratrooper-paratrooper when separating from the Mi-8 helicopter on a high-altitude simulator, actions in the air in various emergency situations in the air and upon landing, they conducted training on extinguishing the canopy of the parachute system after landing.

The servicemen practiced the actions of the paratroopers on the D-10 series 4 parachute systems, with which the participants will have to make one training jump before the start of the competition.

In total, more than 350 military personnel from 18 countries take part in the competition as part of the national army combined teams, which will show all their skills and abilities while passing the tests provided for in the four stages of the competition.

The grand opening of the Airborne Platoon-2021 competition will take place on August 22 this year. at the stadium “Spartak” in the city of Ryazan.

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