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    The Angolan crew driving a T-72B tank during the Tank Biathlon 2014 world championship. The competition took place at the training ground of the 2nd Guard Motorized Rifle Taman Division in the village of Alabino

    Russia to Host 2015 Army Games in August – Defense Ministry

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    International Army Games 2015 in Russia (18)

    Military specialists from 14 countries will take part in the 2015 International Army Games, to run in Russia from August 1 through 15, the Defense Ministry press service announced on Thursday.

    The competitions will be in fourteen sets of maneuvers and will be held at ten ranges in various parts of Russia to bring together army teams from Angola, Belarus, Venezuela, Kuwait, Kirgizia, China, Mongolia, India, Armenia, Russia and other countries.

    The Tank Biathlon and Aviadarts aerobatic team contests were the 2014 game highlights, featuring Chinese armored vehicles and aircraft from Belarus and China.

    Tank Biathlon competitions are planned to begin on August 1.

    The Games’ program includes Open Water and Safe Route engineering contests, where military engineers will help other units pass through obstacles and barriers.

    The Defense Ministry proposed holding an opening ceremony on August 1 in Alabino, outside Moscow.

    Other contests will be held on August 3-13. The closing ceremony will take place August 15 in Alabino.

    International Army Games 2015 in Russia (18)


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