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In the Iranian city of Bender-Anzali, on the territory of the international exhibition center, the closing ceremony of the competition for the professional training of military sailors from Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Russia “Sea Cup” of the International Army Games 2021 was held. The event was attended by Vice-Admiral Vladimir Kasatonov, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, top officials of the Iranian Navy, Gilan province, representatives of the diplomatic corps, clergy, heads of delegations, crews of ships of the participating countries, as well as a panel of judges.

Having won three out of six competitions, the Russian team ended up only four points behind the Iranian and took second place. The third place was shared by the teams of the naval forces of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan, who scored the same number of points. All teams were awarded medals with the symbols of the International Army Games and souvenirs.

The International Army Games “Sea Cup” professional skill competition for naval sailors was held from August 24 to September 3 on the territory of the Anzali naval base and seaport, as well as in the southern part of the Caspian Sea. It was attended by the crews of the small artillery ship “Makhachkala” of the Caspian Flotilla, the patrol ship G122 of the Azerbaijani Navy, the Iranian small missile ship “Peykan” and the Kazakh missile and artillery ship “Saryarka”.

The competition was held in six stages. During the first, the sailors competed in sealing various types of holes in the ship’s hull on an onshore training simulator for fighting water. At the second stage, they practiced rescue training – landing in a life raft. The third stage was anchoring and anchorage. The other three episodes were associated with the use of artillery weapons at surface and air targets, as well as with machine gun firing at targets simulating a sea mine.

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