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.