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In the Voronezh region, the opening ceremony of the competition “Masters of armored vehicles” ARMI-2021 was held. Over 100 participants of the competition and judges from foreign countries were introduced to the audience and guests of honor. Major General Alexander Shestakov, Acting Chief of the Main Armored Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, addressed the competition teams with a welcoming speech.

“Dear participants of the competition, today the Voronezh land is hosting a big military-sports festival – the competition“ Masters of armored vehicles ”, held within the framework of the International Army Games. During 6 days, participants of games from 5 countries will sweep along the exercises and race tracks. We will see a high-class ability to overcome obstacles, barriers and water obstacles, well-coordinated team actions when passing the relay race, as well as when working at MTO UB-1 workshops. The main goal of the development of our competitions is the cooperation of our countries, the exchange of experience, the life of the troops. Whatever the results, the main result is our military community, strong comradeship, readiness for cooperation and interaction. Congratulations to all of you on the start of the competition. I wish the participants of the competition high results, and the spectators an interesting fight. “

Drivers of cars and trucks UAZ-3163, KamAZ-4350, KamAZ-65225 will compete in 4 stages of the competition: individual race, MTO-UB1 workshop race, captains race, team relay.

During the ceremony, the audience saw the figured reorganization of the team members into the emblem of the competition, a presentation of the history of the creation of the International Army Games, a concert of the vocal-instrumental ensemble “Legenda 37”. The company of the Guard of Honor of the 154th separate commandant of the Preobrazhensky regiment of the Western Military District carried out the removal of state banners, the flag of the games and flags of the countries participating in the competition.

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Competitions of military motorists are held from 22 to 29 August in the city of Ostrogozhsk, Voronezh region and will unite military athletes from the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Republic of Belarus, the People’s Republic of China, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The 2021 International Army Games will be held from August 22 to September 4 on the territory of 11 states (Russia, Algeria, Armenia, Belarus, Vietnam, Iran, Qatar, Kazakhstan, China, Serbia, Uzbekistan). In total, more than 5 thousand military personnel, consisting of 277 teams from 42 countries, take part in 34 competitions of ARMI-2021.

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