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

The stage of the competition – the “Interaction” race, included a race in a combat vehicle along a special track with a length of more than 9 km with obstacles (“eight”, “snake”, anti-tank ditch, ford, hill, slope, track bridge, sandy section, “two -coal “passage) and the execution of fire missions in six areas of fire.

In the first section, anti-aircraft gunners fired from automatic weapons with a change in firing positions at emerging targets. 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 winner of the competition will be determined after the final race “Combined”, which will take place on September 1. To determine the best team, the results of all stages will be taken into account.

In terms of the sum of the two stages, the team from China is in first place, followed by anti-aircraft gunners from Russia, Egypt, Belarus, Uzbekistan and Venezuela with a minimum lag behind each other.

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. The rest of the participants will use Chinese-made equipment and weapons

In the People’s Republic of China, the International Army Games-2021 competitions are held in three competitions: “Clear Sky”, in which military personnel of air defense units compete, biological intelligence.

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