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Air defense crews from six countries continued testing as part of the second stage of the “Clear Skies” competition of the International Army Games – 2021 at the Chinese Korla training ground.

The competition stage – the “Interaction” race also includes driving a combat vehicle along a special track with obstacles and performing fire missions at the shooting areas with the condition of a mandatory change of crew roles.

In the first section, the participants fired from automatic weapons with changing firing positions at the targets that appeared. In the second section, firing at an aerial target was performed from MANPADS on a head-on course, and in the third – from an anti-aircraft machine gun at the “Helicopter” target.

In the fourth section, targets of the “Helicopter” type were hit from MANPADS in motion, while the missile was launched by a shooter from the hatch of a combat vehicle, in the fifth section – an anti-aircraft gun was fired at a mobile armored target, and at the final stage of firing an air target was struck from MANPADS on a catch-up course …

The results of the second stage will be announced after the study and analysis of the means of objective control by the panel of judges of the competition.

The Russian team competes on domestic Typhoon-air defense vehicles and weapons – Igla-S portable anti-aircraft missile systems, Kord 12.7 mm machine guns and AK-12 assault rifles.

In the People’s Republic of China, the International Army Games-2021 competitions are being held in three competitions: Clear Sky, in which air defense units will compete, Suvorov Onslaught, a competition between the crews of infantry fighting vehicles, and Safe Environment, a competition between radiation units. , chemical and biological reconnaissance will be held at the training grounds of the PLA Ground Forces training center.

International Army Games-2021 is 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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