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In Iran, the best gunsmiths for the repair of multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) were determined at the competition “Master-Gunsmith of the International Army Games of 2021”.

According to the regulation of the competition, at the signal of the arbiter, the personnel of the repair department of 4 people begins to fulfill the standard for disassembling and assembling the MLRS BM-21 “Grad” rocket system. The teams needed to replace 10 rails and a 130 kg wheel on the right side of the car. For each dropped element, not tightened the nut, a penalty time was added to the total time of the teams. After the repair of the combat vehicles, the teams fired 10 blank shots each.

The best time was shown by the team of Uzbekistan. The Iranian team finished second. Another prize-winning place according to the results of the third stage of the competition was taken by the team of Vietnam. The Russian team, represented at the competition by the Penza Artillery Engineering Institute, took fourth place.

The competition will be held in five stages. The fourth stage “Weapon biathlon (relay race) for the repair of small arms” will be held on 30 August.

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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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