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In Dagestan, on the basis of the modern training complex (UTK) “Caspian”, combat swimmers and rescue divers of the Caspian Flotilla (CFL) have started the qualifying stage of the “Depth” competition of the International Army Games 2022.

The preparation of the participants takes place in a competitive mode, representatives of the emergency rescue service of the KFL and servicemen of the special task force for combating submarine sabotage forces and means undergo a rigorous selection.

At the UTK, divers practice orientation under water using a compass, special navigation devices and systems, as well as searching for objects in a limited sector and lifting sunken objects. In addition, the participants perform various types of welding and cutting metal underwater using special equipment.

Also, diving specialists perform a number of tasks on a water obstacle course: jumping from a tower into the water, passing under a net, a handle and a rope, overcoming a blockage, an obstacle that imitates the side of a ship to be climbed. The last element is swimming at 50 meters. The relay must be finished by striking the bell, after which the next member of the team begins to perform the tasks.

According to the results of the qualifying competitions, the best divers and divers will join the KFL team to participate in the all-around diving competition among the naval associations of the RF Armed Forces.

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