MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The crew of the Corvette “Perfect” of the Pacific Fleet, representing the Russian Navy in the Sea Cup competition within the framework of the International Army Games “ARMI-2021”, is leading after the first stage of the competition.
On the eve of the Corvette “Perfect”, together with the missile frigate “Quang Chung” of the Navy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the ship “Guanyuan” of the Navy of the People’s Republic of China, went to sea to participate in the first stage of the competition “Use of ship’s weapons as intended”, during which combat crews fired on a floating mine.
According to the results of the first day of the Sea Cup 2021 competition, the first place was confidently won by the Russian team, the second – by Vietnam, and the third place was taken by the Chinese Navy team.
The Russian sailors showed the best time for the exercise and hit the mock-up of a floating mine with the amount of ammunition set according to the regulations.
Shooting was carried out with single shots from a large-caliber machine gun on the move, while the speed of the ship was in the range of about 10-12 knots per hour, and the mine was at a distance of 300-400 meters.
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 277 teams from 42 countries, take part in 34 contests of ARMI-2021.
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