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Some more neat vehicles from today’s exhibition in Patriot Park.
BTR-90, BRM-1K, T-80UE1, T-72B3, T-72BA, S-400, Tunguska, S-300, Nona-SVK, Smerch.


So as most of you may already have seen the Kuwaiti T-72 rolled on its side. If not here’s is my post I did a while back.

The first day of the international military games began with a confident start of the Russian team. Crew T-72B3 without much difficulty overcame contenders from Angola and Mongolia in the discipline “Tank biathlon.” Over the course of the games followed the reporter Federal news agency .

Ukrainian Foreign Ministry: We will never put up with the accession of Crimea to the Russian Federation
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On the competition site visitors met the Russian army in all its manifestations: from the orchestra …

… To the aerobatic team.

Without tactical eateries favorite guests even at the “Army 2015”, too, was not.

“It is gratifying that people are up in arms, on a formidable military equipment found here as friends, with a smile, shake hands, and rejoice in the success of rivals. This is the best way to build trust between the armed forces of our countries “, – said the Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu at the opening ceremony.

The Ka-50 polite bows to the audience.

At the shooting range out of the machine. Almost all – Russian T-72B3. China – the only party that will act on their tanks.

Painting of tanks in this year is not solid and stylized camouflage. Participants are decorated with national flags of the machine.

The winner of the first race – Serbian crew – was honored with applause.

In his first race Russian crew asked the bar for the rest of the participants: 27 and a half minutes to 33 minutes, the last leader of arrival – Serbia.

For those who are not particularly fond of watching armored vehicles in the dynamics, the exhibition is worth seeing military vehicles.

And next to the training ground friendly officers tout inspired viewers to get tested for contract service.

Photos are starting to surface, here is one of the Kazakhstan teams.

The Diplomat is reporting that Russia will host the World Tank Biathlon Championship starting on August 1.  This competition, including tank crews from 17 countries, will take place a the Alabino firing range in the suburbs of Moscow.  Participating countries include Belarus, China, Egypt, India, Nicaragua and Tajikistan as well as others.  All participants save for China will be using T-72B3 tanks.  The Chinese crews will be using their own ZTZ-96A MBT.  Last year, Angola, Armenia, Belarus, China, India, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Serbia, and Venezuela participated in the various competitions with Russia coming in first, Armenia second, and China third.  Next to the tank biathlon, there will be a total of 12 other challenges including the “Masters of Air Defense,” “Masters of Artillery Fire,” as well as “Airborne Platoon” competitions. Russia is the only country to participate in all 13 events, according to the event’s website.

Full article here.

Video from Tank Biathlon 2014.