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For the first time on the territory of the Seltsy training center of the Ryazan Guards Higher Airborne Command School (RVVDKU) named after General of the Army V.F. Margelova, the All-Army stage of the all-around knife competition among military personnel was held.

At the first stage, each contestant demonstrated a set of techniques for using a knife for 15 counts, including both elements of attacking actions and elements of defense. At the second stage of the competition, the accuracy of the participants was assessed in throwing knives and small infantry shovels at a height figure from a distance of 3 meters from a place, as well as in movement, where it was necessary to hit 3 targets. The final, third exercise – participation in a duel with an armed enemy.

“For the first time, exercises and a set of techniques were developed jointly with the command of the Airborne Forces. The competition is held among military personnel. His exercises will be used both in the troops for training special units and subunits of the Airborne Forces in this discipline, and for the initial training of other categories of servicemen, ”said Colonel Dmitry Shukin, head of the department of physical and mountain training of the RVVDKU, during the competition.

The competition was attended by the combined teams of the Airborne Forces, Marine Corps and Special Forces of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

According to the results of the All-Army stage of the knife all-around competition, the cadets of the Ryazan Guards Higher Airborne Command School (RVVDKU) named after General of the Army V.F. Margelova took first place. The second were the servicemen from the combined team of the special forces unit, and the servicemen of the Marine Guards unit closed the top three.

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