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Today, on the basis of the 38th Separate Guards Airborne Assault Brigade of the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus, teams from nine countries held final training sessions to prepare for participation in the international competition of special forces “Polar Star”.

In the course of the training, the actions of the military personnel in laying special-purpose parachute systems of the “Wing” type for making jumps within the framework of competitive tasks were worked out.

In addition, the participants in international competitions prepared for the use of airborne bags intended for the landing of ammunition, equipment and other military equipment when performing special missions.

At the airborne complex, the teams conducted parachute-free landing training, and also consolidated the skills of group evacuation by helicopter using safety systems.

According to the terms of the “Polar Star” competition, each country takes part in competitions with its own parachute systems, and the Belarusian side provides weapons, ammunition, and communications.

The international competition “Polar Star” among the special forces will be held on the territory of the Republic of Belarus on the basis of the Brestsky training ground from August 22 to September 4 as part of the VII International Army Games. It will be attended by teams of the armed forces of Russia, Belarus, Venezuela, India, Iran, China, Morocco, Pakistan, Uzbekistan.

The Russian team at international competitions will be represented by the winners of the all-army stage of the Polar Star-2021 competition – the best scouts of the special forces of the Airborne Forces of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. In addition, the Rosgvardia team will take part in the competition on an out-of-competition basis.

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