Russian military base in Armenia launched training for the Tank Biathlon and Suvorov Attack contests

Motorized rifle and tank units of the Russian military base in Armenia started training for the Tank Biathlon and Suvorov Attack contests. More than 50 crews of T-72B tanks and BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles are involved in the training.

Currently, tank and IFV drivers are attending exercises at the high-mountain Alagyaz range. They are to improve their skills in overcoming such obstacles as a ford, antitank ditch, comb, track bridge, hill, escarp, passage lane in the mine obstacle, and S-turn.

In course of the training, IFV and tank crews will pass about 1,000 kilometers.

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Russian tank crew showed the best time on the first day of the “Tank biathlon” contest

Russian tank crew showed the best time of the “Individual race” on the first day of the “Tank biathlon” contest.

Russian military servicemen overcame all obstacles for 23 min 18 sec.

The Indian crew headed by Sgt. Prabhu Thapa showed 25 min 02 sec. Tank crew from Kazakhstan commanded by Senior Lieutenant Zhanat Zhahin took the third place passing the route for 26 min 22 sec.