Russian paratroopers took second place at the Polar Star competition

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Russian paratroopers took second place at the international competition “the North star” of the international Army games, was announced by the defense Ministry.”The Russian team took the second place in the international competition “polar star”, share it with a team of Uzbekistan. The leader of the competition among special forces of the six countries was the Belarusian team, bronze medalist of the competition was the team from Iran,” the statement reads.

It is noted that competition in the field training among special forces went in for two weeks. The commandos were six stages of the competition, which worked at the time, dozens of challenging exercises, and standards for tactical, special reconnaissance, fire, medical and engineering training.

Paratroopers had to jump with a parachute to the accuracy, perform a 30-mile forced marches for terrain, fording, infected areas, the firing of all types of standard weapons day and night, as well as show off your combat skills, stormed the building, evacuating the wounded.

“The Russian team showed high coherence in the implementation of the tactical actions, the conduct of the landing, in the course of target lesions from small arms … the Russian national team at international competitions are the paratroopers of the Ryazan higher airborne command school” – said in the defense Ministry.

International competition “polar star” among special forces took place on the territory of the Republic of Belarus at the site of Brest. It was attended by teams of the armed forces of Russia, Belarus, Venezuela, India, Iran, China, Morocco, Pakistan, Uzbekistan.