The final stage of the international competition Masters of Artillery Fire near Saratov has started

The final stage of the international competition "Masters of Artillery Fire" – "relay", which takes place in the Saratov region at the "Shirokiy Karamysh" training ground, has started.

Image credit: Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation

During this stage, which involves 2 mortar crews from each team, soldiers from Armenia, Belarus, Vietnam, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan on 2S12A "Sani" mortar complexes overcome the route equipped with a slope, hill, ford, limited passage marked by turns, a track bridge and a passage in a mine-explosive barrier. Personnel hit targets with a 2B11 mortar, an RPG-7B grenade launcher and an AK-74 assault rifle, at ranges from 250 to 2 thousand meters. This stage will take place within a few days.


According to the results of the first two stages of the competition – "Individual race" and "Night sprint" - the Russian team is confidently leading.


The international competition "Masters of Artillery Fire" will end on September 3, 2020.


Source: Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation