LOCATION
Penza region,
Military Academy training center
July 29 - August 05
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TEAM
(17 PERSONS)
Team leader
Maintenance platoon – 15 persons
• Platoon leader – 1 person
• Maintenance squad (small arms and means of close combat): squad leader, master, engineer driver – 3 persons
• Maintenance squad (artillery and tank armament): squad leader, master, electrical technician driver – 3 persons
• Maintenance squad (artillery armament): deputy platoon leader – squad leader, senior master, 3 masters, mechanic, electrical technician driver, machinist driver – 8 persons
Coach – 1 person




STAGES
1. ZU-23 23 mm AD system maintenance.
2. BM-21 (Grad) 122m multiple-launch rocket system
3. Arms biathlon. Relay race.
4. Final relay race of maintenance platoons.
VEHICLES
D-30A 122 mm towed howitzer
BM-21 «Grad» 122 mm MLRS. KAMAZ (6×6) vehicle with a cargo platform and canvas or without canvas. Chmzap-8335.7-030 trailer.
Advanced artillery maintenance system (MRS-APM) on the chassis of Ural-4320.
EQUIPMENT
ZU-23 23 mm AA mount
AK-74 5.45 mm Kalashnikov rifle
7.62 mm Kalashnikova machine-gun
RPG-7V 40 mm anti-tank grenade launcher
9 mm Makarov pistol
1 STAGE
D-30A 122-MM TOWED HOWITZER MAINTENANCE
PARTICIPANTS
Maintenance section (artillery equipment).
INITIAL POSITION
122-mm towed howitzer D 30A is on the technical position in travelling position; MRS automated workshop with two cylinders filled with compressed air or nitrogen is located nearby, production tent 4.5×4.5 m with the established top gallop is nearby. The tractor for transportation of the tool is on the technical position. The maintenance section is in front of the howitzer formed in one line.
START
Not simultaneous.

RESULTS
According to the results of the activities of this stage is calculated a conditional time for each team of the Competition, according to it - the place of the team.
CONDITIONS
1. At the signal of the field judge, the personnel of the repair department takes the howitzer from the marching position to the combat position, checks the product for uncharged and proceeds to replace the trunk. This removes the muzzle brake, fence and a trunk with breech blocks installed in the breech block and retraction brake. Separation of the barrel is made by using a MRS ARM crane-arrow repair workshop.
2. After separation, the barrel with the anti-rolling devices installed in the cage is laid on two free technological stands. Then, the spare barrel is engaged with the installed anti-rolling devices and transported to the howitzer. After installing the spare barrel on the gun, the personnel of the repair. Separates the fence and muzzle brake and moves the howitzer from combat to marching position. Before transportation, four cases are put on the product.
3.
The driver brings the tractor, hooks the weapons and transports the gun along the motor-racing track. The readiness to transport the product is determined by the field arbiter after inspecting the road train by lifting the white flag. Upon this signal, the repair department carries out a march along the specified route of the motor-racing track with a length of about 4 km, with the snake-obstacle overcoming in the simulation area of the action of incendiary weapons, the section of mine-fields, the corridor of the oversized, the ford, the tracked bridge, the infected section of the terrain with putting on and taking off the individual protection suit, the replacement of the wheel howitzer, the trip of the tractor to the shelter, overcoming the hill (mound) with making a stop on it, the passing overpass, the repeated overcoming of the hill (mound) as part of a road train stop, overcoming the high-speed sections and the rough road. When the march repair department with a personal weapon is located in the tractor cab and cargo platform.
4. Upon arrival at the technical position of the repair body after the completion of the marsh, the personnel of the repair department are moving the gun from marching to combat position.
5. Search and repaire of malfunction in barrel group is carried out with complete disassembly and assembly of the valve wedge using a set of spare parts, the addition of a deceleration fluid to the retard brake to the established standard, devices, preparation of ammunition to shooting. Getting the ammunition ready for shooting. Sealing of the chillers is done without use of filler and seals on the principle of the "eight".
6. Firing tests of the repaired gun with check of its serviceability is carried out by a single shot at the elevation of 7-50, which is installed on the cannon with the help of a howitzer mechanical sight. Upon readiness, the repair department is formed up behind the gun outside the alignment of the recoiling parts, and the commander produces a shot, which is the end of the stage. In the event of delays in shooting (misfiring), the personnel identify the causes and eliminate them on the spot.
7. In the event of a misfire, the hammer is repeatedly armed and snaped. At the second misfire the shell is removed from the barrel after one minute and is being replaced by another. For each case of a misfire, the Chief Judge of the Competition makes a decision. If the shot does not occur for reasons beyond the control of the team, the time taken to produce a second shot is subtracted from the actual time. If the shot does not occur due to the fault of the team members, the actual time does not change.
2 STAGE
ZU-23 23-MM
AD SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
PARTICIPANTS
Maintenance section (artillery and tank armament).
START
Simultaneous
INITIAL POSITION
23 mm. antiaircraft mount ZU-23 is on the technical position of the maintenance firing ground in fighting situation, a row located masterful MRS automated work-place, the trailer, production tent 4.5*4.5m with the established top gallop. The tractor for transportation of the gun is on the technical position. Maintenance section is in front of antiaircraft installation.
RESULTS
The winner of this stage of the contest is determined by the conditional time of all operations, which is algebraically composed of the actual time of operations and penalty time.
CONDITIONS
1. Upon the signal of the field judge, the staff of maintenance section makes check of the gun on the loading, separation of machine guns from a cradle of antiaircraft mount and makes its incomplete dismantling.
2. At the end of these operations, the workshop of the ARM ARM approaches to the product ZU 23 and the separation of the upper machine with the cradle from the bottom is conducted. After that, the workshop moves the lifted load onto the trailer with the arrival to the starting position and uncouples it.
3. Next, the repair workshop in reverse without load returns to the starting position, and then again moves to the trailer. The personnel of the maintenance section lifts the upper machine from the trailer and moves it to the anti-aircraft unit with a run at the initial position.
4. Next, the maintenance section fixes the cradle to the lower machine conducts assembly of 23 mm rifles, their installation on the cradle of an anti-aircraft installation woth simultaneous equipment of the tape with 10 dummy catridges.
5. Further, the perssonnel of the maintenance section are preparing an antiaircraft installation for march.For this purpose. the tractor is come up and fixed. Before transportation, the product is put on the three covers - 2 covers for flame arresters and a cover of the generak covering. rEADINESS for transportation of the product is determined by the field referee after inspection by lifting the white flag.
6. At the signal the maintenance section performs a march along specified route of the motor-racing track with a lengh about 4km, with overcoming snake-obstacle on the site of simulating the action of incendiary weapons, a sction of mine-field section, an overall corridor, a ford. a slope, a tracked bridge.
7. Before 100-150m to the repair area, the failure of the tractor is simulated and further transportation of the product os to be done by the crew. For this purpose, the personnel of the maintenance section releases the anti-aircraft gun from the tractor, which remains in place.
When rolling the anti-aircraft installation, it is necessart to overcome the area with artificial roughness of the road surface. At the end of the march in a technical position the product is put into combat position, prepares for shooting and is changed with 23 mm ribbons equipped with dummy catridges.
8. After shooting, the maintrenance section forms up behind the antiaircraft installation. The end of the stage is determined by the first shot. When there are delays in shooting, the personnel identidy the causes and eliminate them on the spot.
4 STAGE
ARMS BIATHLON.
RELAY RACE
PARTICIPANTS
Repair section (of small srms and close combat weapons) and the platoon commander.


EPISODE 1
1. Upon launching the signal rocket, the first participant performs a full disassembly of the 5.45 mm AK-74 rifle. A fault is automatically introduced into the rifle - the self-timer is broken.
2. After disassembly, the participant arrives at the table with the spare parts, takes the serviceable parts, goes back and assembles 5.45 mm AK-74 assault rifle.
3. Then the participant arrives at the combat supply point, where he receives 30 pcs. 5.45 mm cartridges, equips 2 stores of 15 cartridges and moves to the shooting range for shooting at targets. Shooting is conducted by using a mechanical (open) sight, in short rounds. Single shooting is not allowed, except for the last shot in the cartrige.
4. After this, the relay is transferred to the next participant.


EPISODE 2
1. Before the start of the stage, a 7.62 mm Kalashnikov PKM machine gun is placed on the table. The second participant takes the baton, starts to disassemble the 7.62 mm PKM machine gun. The end of the disassembly is determined by the field referee by raising the white flag. After disassembly, the participant arrives at the table with the spare parts, takes the serviceable part, goes back and assembles the machine gun.

2. Next, the participant arrives at the supply point of the shooting site from small arms, receives and equips the tape with thirty rounds to carry out the firing. The procedure of showing and defeating the goals, the number and order of use of additional rounds, the charging of a penalty time are similar to the first stage. After this the relay passes to the third participant in the transmission zone.

Targets are placed on three lines. If all six targets are defeated, the shooting ceases, the rifle / machine gun is put on the fuse and left in the firing position, the competitor passes the baton to the next participant in the transfer zone. If the competitor has not hit all six targets with thirty rounds, he receives 15 additional ammunition at the point of combat, equips one cartridge / tape and continues to fire. In case of unprotected targets after using 15 additional rounds, the competitor receives 15 additional cartridges at the combat station, equips one cartridge / tape and continues to fire. After consuming 30 basic and 30 additional cartridges for each unaffected target, the penalty time is calculated.
TWO FULL-SIZED TARGETS (TARGET NO. 8A)
The first line is at a distance of 400-500 m and on the front 6-8 m. Appears 2 times for 10 seconds.
TWO FULL-SIZED TARGETS (TARGET NO. 8A)
The second line is at a distance of 300-400 m and on the front 3 m. They are moving at an angle of 15-25°, with the speed of 2-3 m/sec along 60 m.
HAND MACHINE-GUN (TARGET NO. 10)
The third line is at a distance of 200-300 m. At the front no less than 6 m. Appears for 30 seconds
BREAST FIGURE (TARGET № 6)
The third line is at a distance of 200-300 m. At the front no less than 6 m. Appears for 30 seconds


EPISODE 3
1. The third participant complete disassembles the 40 mm RPG-7V grenade launcher. On the table there is a grenade launcher, a device for disassembling and assembling a shock-trigger mechanism, a screwdriver key, a knocker, threads, plasticine, a device for aligning sighting devices..
2. The target for adjusting the sighting devices is set at a distance of 20 m. There is a stalk at the firing line with a washer to remove the carton of the starting charge after the first shot. The end of the disassembly is determined by the field referee by raising the white flag. The grenade launcher deliberately introduced a malfunction (broken striker striking mechanism).
3. After disassembling the grenade launcher, the competitor arrives at the table with the spare parts set at a certain distance from the disassembly site, takes the serviceable part, goes back and assembles the 40 mm RPG-7V.
4. After finishing the alignment of the sight, the participant arrives at the combat supply point, where he receives one inert shot to fire from the grenade launcher. Preparation for the shot and loading of the grenade launcher is assisted by another member of the crew of the serviceman from the maintenance section. From the shooting range, the participant shoots at the target "tank". In case of a miss by the first shot, the participant re-arrives at the combat supply point to obtain a second inert shot and shoots them. In case of a miss, the second shot is penalized.
5. The third participant passes the baton to the fourth participant.

TANK (TARGET NO 12)
EPISODE 4
1. The fourth participant completely disassembles the 9 mm Makarov pistol (PM). In 9 mm Makarova pistol deliberately introduced a malfunction - the fighting spring is broken.
2. After disassembly of the pistol, the competitor arrives at the table at a certain distance from the place where the pistol is disassembled, where the spare parts are located, takes the necessary serviceable part, goes back and assembles the pistol.
3. Then the participant arrives at the combat supply point, where he receives and equips the store with five cartridges. On readiness, he advances to the shooting range and performs shooting on a full-sized target.
4. At the end of shooting, the participant completes the relay race.

РОСТОВАЯ ФИГУРА

RESULTS
The winner of this stage of the vContest is determined by bthe conditional time of all stages execution, which is algebrically composed of the actual execution time of all operations and penalty time.
For vthe victory in this stage of the competioin, tjje team is awarded 240 bonus seconds, second - place - 120, the cteam that took the third place-60.
5 STAGE
COMPLEX RELAY RACE OF MAINTENANCE UNITS
PARTICIPANTS
15 person of maintenance unit
START
simultaneously (2 team in different directions)
INITIAL POSITION
5.45 mm AK Kalashnikov assault rifles, 7.62 mm Kalashnikov assault rifles, upgraded PCM, 40 mm anti-tank grenade launchers RPG 7V, 9 mm Makarov pistols are deployed on the technological tables of the repair site. The repair department (small arms and melee weapons) with the commander of a repair platoon consisting of 4 people are near their desks.
23 mm anti-aircraft unit ZU 23 is installed at the repair site at the first technical position, close to the personnel of the repair department (artillery and tank weapons), consisting of 3 people.
At the third second technical position, a 122 mm BMZ BM 21 Grad military vehicle is installed, a technological table for spare parts and trestles for a guide are installed. Next to the combat vehicle is the personnel of the repair department (artillery armament) consisting of 4 people (first half).


122 mm towed howitzer D 30A is installed in the second third technical position in the marching position, MRS-ARM with the installed crane-boom, a reserve trestle of howitzer laid on tragus, installed free tragus. Nearby is the personnel of the repair department (artillery armament) consisting of 4 people (the second half).
RESULTS
The winner of the final relay race is determined by the conditional time, which is determined by adding the actual time of execution of all operations with penalty time.
CONDITIONS
1. At the signal of the field arbiter, the repair department (small arms and melee weapons) alternately proceeds to disassemble the samples of small arms in the volume described earlier in this Regulation. The end of disassembly of each sample is indicated by the field referee by lifting the white flag. After the final disassembly of the last sample, the master moves to the first technical position and passes the baton to the master from the repair department (artillery and tank armament) by touching the hand.
2. The repair department (artillery and tank armament) starts to remove the barrels and disassemble the automatic devices of the 23 mm anti-aircraft unit ZU 23. The end of the performance of all tasks, is indicated by the field referee raising the white flag. On this signal, the repair department (artillery and tank armament) runs to the second technical position and passes the baton to the master from the first half of the repair department (artillery armament).
3. Further, the personnel of the repair department (artillery armament) make a removal of the barrel of 122 mm howitzer D 30A using the MRS-ARM. The moment of the end of the trunk removal is indicated by the field arbiter lifting the white flag.
4. On this signal, the master runs to the position of the repair department (small arms and melee weapons) and touches the hand to the master from the repair department (small arms and melee weapons).
5. The repair department (small arms and melee weapons) alternately begins to assemble all samples of small arms. Each serviceman, at the end of the assembly of weapons, moves to the point of combat supply point, the starting line, loads the weapons and moves to the firing line. At the command of the field arbiter, targets are fired. In case of misses, the serviceman uses additional ammunition in the order similar to the third day of the Competition and passes the baton to the next participant. Last serviceman passes the baton to the master from the repair department. (Artillery and tank armament).
6. The repair department (artillery and tank armament) proceeds simultaneously to assemble and load 23 mm barrels and automatic weapons of the anti-aircraft unit ZU 23. End time of execution of all assembly and loading activities of the product will be indicated by the field referee by lifting the white flag. This signal is used to produce a queue of dummy cartridges.
7. The repair department (artillery armament) performs the assembly of the starting guide pack in the reverse order and moves to the 122 mm howitzer 30A. In this case, the loading platform and the bracket of the mechanical sight after performing all operations are not removed.
8. The repair department (artillery armament) is installing a new trunk of howitzer. The end of the events of assembly of the howitzer will be indicated by the field arbiter by lifting the white flag. This signal is used to load a howitzer and a blank shot is produced, which is the end of the final relay race.
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