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In a separate special-purpose guards unit of the Airborne Forces, stationed in Kubinka near Moscow, competitions are held among sniper groups of special-purpose detachments.

The main goal of the competition is to consolidate and improve the level of professional training of the unit’s snipers.

The championship among sniper groups is held in three stages, including a sports stage, as well as team and duel shooting.

The entire personnel of the sniper group, with their standard armament (SVD and SV-98 sniper rifles), takes part in the sports stage. In the team stage, four snipers from each group take part, and in the third stage, snipers compete in individual competition in duel shooting.

All exercises are performed in a special uniform, for each action without the command of the shooting director at the training site, a fine is imposed. A total of 29 exercises are included in the competition program.

According to the results of the first week of the competition, the team of one of the special forces is in the lead out of seven teams.

The championship of the compound among snipers will end on October 29 this year, according to the results of which the winners and prize-winners of the competition will be announced.

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