Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu to open International Army Games in the “Patriot” park

The Games will take place on July 30 – August 13 at 20 ranges, 19 are situated within the three Military Districts – Western, Southern and Central ones: from Siberia to Kaliningrad, from Saint-Petersburg to Sevastopol. Naval contests will take place in the Baltic, Black and Caspian Seas.

This year the competitions will take place on the territory of two countries – Russia and Kazakhstan.

In total, there are 23 contests in field, air and naval disciplines.

The International Army Games are to be participated by 121 teams from 19 countries, which represent Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. In total – about three thousand people. Another 11 foreign countries have sent their observers to the Games.