MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
During the opening of the International Army Games 2021 and at the same time the Army-2021 International Military-Technical Forum, Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Lieutenant General Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, said that almost half of the Russian military personnel passed the first stage of the Army-2021 qualifying competition.
“The selection of servicemen for participation in the Army’s contests takes place in 4 stages. Over 470 thousand people took part in the first (tactical) stage of selection, ”said Lieutenant General Yunus-Bek Yevkurov.
The deputy minister recalled that the 2nd stage of selection took place at the level of army corps and combined-arms armies, the 3rd – at the level of military districts, and the 4th stage was all-army. As a result, teams of the Armed Forces were formed for certain types of competitions. According to him, the holding of qualifying competitions “has a direct impact on the quality of combat training.”
Speaking about the tactical shooting competition held for the first time, the Lieutenant General noted that it took into account the experience of events in Syria and Karabakh.
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