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The team of military engineers of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation became the winner of the first semi-final of the Safe Route competition, which takes place in the Tyumen Region at the training ground of the Tyumen Higher Military Engineering Command School named after A.I. Proshlyakov. Teams from Russia, Belarus, Uzbekistan and Laos took part in the first semifinal. According to the results of the first competitive day, the Russian team became the leader with a score of 42 minutes 15 seconds. With a slight lag and a result of 44 minutes 4 seconds, military engineers from the Republic of Uzbekistan took the second place on the track. Crews from Belarus closed the top three with an indicator of 1 hour 54 seconds. The Laotian team, taking part in the competition for the first time, covered the track in 2 hours 14 minutes. In the second semi-final, teams from Egypt, Venezuela, Vietnam and India will enter the race track.

During the competition, the participants completed a set of tasks as part of the movement support squad. On the route up to 3 thousand meters long, the contestants laid a “safe route”, dismantling a forest blockage using IMR-3 obstacle machines and BAT-2 track paving machines, equipped obstacle crossings and set up a 40-meter crossing using a set of heavy mechanized TMM bridge. An additional test for the engineering and assault units was the throwing of small infantry shovels from the barrier line and overcoming a web of barbed wire

In total, 8 teams representing the armed forces of Russia, Belarus, Vietnam, Egypt, India, Venezuela, Uzbekistan and Laos take part in the international stage of the Safe Route competition for military engineers.

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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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