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Participants of eleven teams of the international competition of snipers of special forces “Sniper Frontier” in the Republic of Belarus conducted shooting as part of the “Find yours” exercise, the sixth of seven tasks of the second stage of the competition in the “Professional” division.

When performing the exercise, two shooters were located at two lines of opening fire at a distance of ten meters. At the first shooting range, one of the shooters of the sniper pair received eight rounds and hit a target chosen by lot at a distance of 300 to 500 meters. After a successful hit, the color of the targets that were accepted for defeat at the second firing line was revealed to him. In order to communicate this information to his partner and transfer the remaining ammunition, the shooter had to crawl the distance to the second firing line. After that, the second sniper hit four targets of his color at ranges from 400 to 800 meters.

Russian shooters, consisting of two sniper pairs, successfully hit the targets assigned according to the conditions of the exercise, without making mistakes in determining the numbers and colors of the assigned targets, and kept within the three-minute interval allotted for shooting.

The “Sniper Frontier” competition among special forces snipers is held on the territory of the Republic of Belarus on the basis of the Brestsky training ground of the 38th separate guards air assault brigade of the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus from August 22 to September 4 as part of the VII International Army Games. Teams from Russia, Belarus, India, Iran, Qatar, China, Pakistan, Serbia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka take part in it.

The Russian team at international competitions is represented by the winners of the all-army stage of the “Sniper Frontier-2021” competition – the best snipers of the special forces of the Eastern and Western military districts of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. In addition, the teams of the Russian Guard and DOSAAF of Russia participate in the competitions on an out-of-competition basis.

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