MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
At the end of the second day of the Championship of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (RF Armed Forces) in fire and rescue sports, the team of the Eastern Military District (VVO) is in the lead. The second place is taken by the team of the Southern Military District (YuVO), and the top three are the firefighters of the Aerospace Forces (VKS).
According to the results of the final race in the discipline “Assault ladder – 4th floor – training tower”, the champion of the Armed Forces of 2021 was determined, it was the representative of the Western Military District (ZVO) Yegor Zvyagintsev.
Overcoming the assault ladder into the window of the fourth floor of the training tower was as follows: the team takes the starting position in front of, at the signal of the starter, the participants start and climb to the floors of the training tower in any way, without interfering with the participants on other tracks.
In addition, installation and climbing a retractable three-knee ladder are considered the closest to combat operations in a fire. During the competition, athletes start as a crew of two participants. At the signal of the starter, the crews remove the three-knee ladder, the weight of which exceeds 50 kg, from the fire engine or its model located on the start line, and cover the distance to the training tower. After that, the 1st calculation number pushes the stairs to the level of the 3rd floor, and the 2nd climbs it and finishes, stepping on the contact plates located on the floor with both feet.
As previously reported, in total, more than 100 people take part in the competition, consisting of 12 teams from the Southern, Western, Central and Eastern Districts, the Northern Fleet, the 12th Main Directorate of the Ministry of Defense, the Directorate of the Defense Commandant of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, as well as types (arms) of troops. RF Armed Forces and central military command and control bodies of the RF Ministry of Defense. For the first time, a team of representatives of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia participates outside the competition.
The competition is held under the direction of the head of the fire safety service of the RF Armed Forces, Colonel Dmitry Shchipanov. The championship of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (RF Armed Forces) in fire and rescue sport will end with a solemn closing ceremony and awarding of the winners and prize-winners on September 10.
The purpose of the championship in fire fighting sports is to popularize and further develop fire fighting sports among firefighters of the RF Armed Forces, to identify the strongest athletes and teams for participation in competitions, as well as to create and strengthen the educational and material and technical base for firefighters to train firefighters in fire fighting and rescue sports.
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