ARMI-2018: Kazakhstani soldier hit an all-time high in AK-74 shooting

08 August, 2018, 13:19 506
ARMI-2018: Kazakhstani soldier hit an all-time high in AK-74 shooting

Serge Oleg Zaporoshchenko recognized best in shooting from "Kalashnikov."

The operator of Kazakhstan's work unit of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was the best in shooting from a Kalashnikov assault rifle at the Falconry competition, which takes place in the framework of the Army International Games (ARMI-2018) in Kazakhstan, RIA Novosti reported.

Sergeant Oleg Zaporoshchenko from Kazakhstan hit an all-time high in the AK-74 shooting. The soldier scored 98 points, completing 10 shots on the target, located at a distance of 100 meters. Head of the Russian work unit of an unmanned aircraft Captain Igor Kaidash with a score of 97 points, is the second," the press service of the Central Military District informed.

Following the second stage of the contest the overall standings the Russian team takes the second place with a score of 372 points, giving the owners three points. Belarus takes the third position. 

The participants are expected to compete in search for objects sequentially in three areas of reconnaissance with an area of up to 25 square meters at a distance from the launch point of the UAV from 10 to 35 kilometers.

Falconry contest is held at the Matybulak training ground in the south of Kazakhstan. Teams from Belarus, Iran, Kazakhstan, and Russia take part in it. The results will be summed up on 9 August.

The fourth Army International Games opened on July 28 in the Patriot Park near Moscow. Games, the program of which includes 28 competitions, are held simultaneously in 24 polygons of seven countries and will last until August 11, teams from 32 countries take part in them.