Military engineers from China arrived in the Nizhny Novgorod region to participate in the international military sports competitions on engineering and combat engineering skills “Open Water” and “Safe Route”, the Ministry of Defense reports.
The “International Army Games 2015” will be held in Murom on the Oka River and will host an international stage of the competition of the pontoon ferrying units “Open Water 2015”, which will be attended by Russian, Chinese and Belarusian teams. Each team consists of at least 83 people. Competitions of engineering troops “Safe Route” will be held at the Tashlykovo site in the town of Kstovo, the Nizhny Novgorod region. In addition to the Russian team, the competition will be attended by servicemen of China, Belarus and Egypt. They will defuse fording sites, anti-personnel mine fields, overcome obstacles on a mechanized bridge, concrete and wood burning debris.