Iran Wins 2nd Place in Sea Cup 2017
The Gaza Post|The News of Palestine-Tehran
The Joshan missile boat, which represented the Iranian Navy, came second after gaining 234 points, at Sea Cup competition held within the 2017 International Army Games.
The crews of the Azerbaijani and Russian warships shared the first place with 245 points, while the Kazakh Saryarka gunship garnered 227 points and came in third.
As many as 300 personnel were involved in the Sea Cup 2017. The competition was held in three stages – artillery firing, ship damage control, ship crew skills and rescue contest.
The Sea Cup competition is part of the 2017 International Army Games, which are being held at 22 test ranges in Russia, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and China from July 29 to August 12. Teams from 28 countries are taking part in the Games.
In a relevant development last week, an airborne brigade of the Iranian Army’s Special Forces managed to win the 4th place in the International Army Games 2017 held in Russia.
Al-Mahdi Airborne Brigade of Special Forces who represented Iran in the international army games 2017 secured the fourth place at the end of the competitions.
The International Army Games 2017, which will end on August 12, comprises 28 events held in Russia, China, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Kazakhstan and in the Chinese portion of the event held in Guangshui, Hubei province.
In the field of Suvorov attack each team used its infantry fighting vehicles to cross obstacles that engaged firing targets and finishing three rounds of individual and relay races.
China, Russia, Angola, Iran, Zimbabwe, and Venezuela vied in the competition.
In the field of Clear Sky the competition focused on man-portable air-defense system (MANPAD). Each team used their MANPADS to fire at flying targets.
China, Russia, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Egypt, Iran, and Venezuela vied in the competition. All participants used Chinese military equipment.
In the field of Safe Environment which was a competition on nuclear, biological, and chemical reconnaissance, each team searched for radioactive sources and conducted decontamination.
China, Russia, Belarus, Egypt, and Iran were the participants in the field.
Gunsmith Master was the field of competition in the maintenance section. Each team competed in the area of dismantling and repairing multiple guns. China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Iran were the participants in the field.
While these four fields were competed in Korla, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the Airborne Platoon was held in Guangsui.