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At the training ground of the Air Defense and Artillery Military School, located on the territory of the city of Shahinshehr, the opening ceremony of the “Master gunsmith” competition of Army 2021, a competition among gunsmiths, was held. Teams from 4 countries take part in it. The ARMI-2021 “Master gunsmith” competition is being held for the first time on the territory of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Before the ceremony, the contestants and guests were shown a video of the training sessions of the teams of the participating countries. The opening was attended by the commander of the army in the province of Isfahan of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Brigadier General Mohsen Azarafruz, Consul General of the Russian Federation in Isfahan Boris Burmistrov, Governor of Isfahan.

During the opening ceremony, the Iranian Police Special Forces performed a demonstration performance in hand-to-hand combat. The servicemen of the motor battalion of the Islamic Republic of Iran, members of the military orchestra, and the creative teams of the host country demonstrated their skills to the guests of the holiday.

On August 23, the first of five stages will take place, during which the participants will take out the out-of-order 122-mm D-30 howitzer from the conventional battlefield, make a four-kilometer march, overcoming the mound, ford and other obstacles, as well as carry out the repair of the gun and the control shot.

The Russian team at the international competition “Master-gunsmith” was represented by the team of the Penza Artillery Engineering Institute, which won first place in the all-army stage of the competition for specialists in the repair of missile and artillery weapons, which was held from June 27 to July 2 at the Konstantinovka training ground. In addition to Russian military personnel, teams from the Republic of Vietnam, the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Islamic Republic of Iran are taking part in the competition. Due to the difficult epidemiological situation associated with the spread of the new coronavirus infection, other previously announced countries could not attend the competition.

The International Army Games 2021 will be held from August 22 to September 4, 2021 on the territory of 11 states (Russia, Algeria, Armenia, Belarus, Vietnam, Iran, Qatar, Kazakhstan, China, Serbia, Uzbekistan).

In total, more than 5 thousand servicemen, consisting of 275 teams from 42 countries, take part in 34 competitions of ARMI-2021.

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