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03 August 2022, 19:05

Belarusian army team arrives in Russia for Tank Biathlon competition

MOSCOW, 3 August (BelTA) - A train with Belarusian tanks and hardware has arrived at the Alabino station in Russia to take part in the Tank Biathlon competition, BelTA learned from the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry.

“Russian representatives welcomed the Belarusian servicemen at the station and helped unload the equipment. The T-72 tanks, made by Belarusian defense enterprises, will be stationed in separate boxes of the Tamanskaya Division, the military will be accommodated in comfortable dormitories,” the press service said.

A draw ceremony and hardware preparations will be held in the near future. The first Tank Biathlon race is scheduled for 13 August. The event will feature 22 countries whose teams will be divided into two divisions.

Tank crews will compete for the trophy as part of the individual race. The relay race will determine the best team on the closing day of the Army International Games, 27 August.

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