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Jaisalmer to host Army Scout Masters Competition

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The International Army Scout Masters Competition, as a part of International Army Games, will be organised under the aegis of Corps at from 24 July to 17 August.

Defence said, "The event will witness participation of the Mechanised Infantry Scout Teams of eight countries, including that is the founding member of this format of International Army Games".

The Russian delegation, senior military and diplomatic dignitaries from participating countries who visited Military Station were shown and briefed on the special training facilities created at and Pokhran, the said.

The visiting team of officials complimented organisers for creating the for the competition.

Budyshkin Albert Alienvich, of the Russian delegation, said would provide the right opportunity for teams to excel and bring long-term tangible benefits to international military cooperation.

The International Army Scout Masters Competition will be conducted in five stages, which will test overall skills of Mechanised Infantry Scouts in simulated battle field scenarios. The combat skills will be adjudicated by a panel of international judges and referees.

The competition will showcase combat training and promote camaraderie among contestants, facilitate sharing of best practices as well as develop military and technical cooperation between participating nations.

is conducting the Army Scout Masters Competition first time. Also, for the first time an Indian team will participate in the competition, Col Anand said.



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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 23:28 IST