Located on the Crimean Peninsula tank units for the first time will take part in the Tank biathlon at Moscow ground in Alabino, said in southern military district.
" 3 tank crew, consisting Of former Ukrainian soldiers who received Russian citizenship, arrived From Crimea in the Volgograd region for participation in the competition YUVO tank on biathlon ", said ITAR-TASS authorized district. In practical classes tankers studied in detail features, terms and the order of competition." Starting from may 13, at the site of Prudboy southern military district fifteen tank crews (the Winners of the second qualifying stage) will compete in the mastery of entrusted standard equipment, identifying the most rapid and strong. The winners will get the right to represent YUVO on the all-army competitions that will be held at the educational complex Alabino in the Metropolitan area in June 2014 ", - said the employee of the press-service of the district. First it was announced that the participation in the " Tank biathlon-2014 " confirmed teams From 13 foreign countries. Eleven of them intend to take part in competition on the Russian armored vehicles, and China and Kuwait will act on their machines. Media reported that the Ministry of defence has decided to replace the rules of the international military events, adding a number of new tasks. Thus, the number of roads and obstacles will be increased. For example, dug broad depth of 1, 2 meters and a length of 25 meters to simultaneously overcome four cars, added four anti-tank ditch and two escarpment (two-three-meter steeper slope), and So on, In February, to the aggravation of relations between Russia and the West because of the events in Ukraine was declared, to stochastisity will be 19 countries, and among them Out of NATO.