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An echelon with military equipment from China arrived in Novosibirsk to participate in the ARMI-2017 competition

14.07.2017 54 просмотров

An echelon with military equipment of the People's Liberation Army of China arrived in Novosibirsk to participate in the international intelligence competition as part of the International Army Games (ArMI-2017). This was reported on Friday in the press service of the Central Military District.

 Chinese infantry fighting vehicles, off-road vehicles and trucks left the southern city of Guangzhou by rail on June 28th and arrived at the unloading station Novosibirsk-Yuzhny today. The echelon covered almost five thousand kilometers in total. After unloading, the equipment will be delivered to  specially equipped storage areas, which provide for the possibility of its maintenance and preparation for the upcoming competitions. On the Chinese military will compete in the  competition of reconnaissance unit drivers   — noted in the press service.

In the international competition Excellence in Military Intelligence — 2017", which will be held from  29 July to 6 August at Koltsovo training ground near Novosibirsk, teams from Belarus, Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Egypt, Zimbabwe and China will take part.

The scouts will have to go through five stages, including firing from various types of weapons, driving an infantry fighting vehicle in difficult terrain, meeting the standards for landing and disembarking from a helicopter, leaving the reconnaissance squad behind enemy lines, and also conducting reconnaissance ambushes.

Earlier, TASS reported that more than 3.5 thousand soldiers from 29 countries of Europe, Asia, Central and Latin America, Africa will take part in International Army Games. Army Games-2017 consist of 28 competitions in various types of military-technical specialties. The Games will be held from 29 July to 12 August in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and China.

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