GUNSMITH
MASTER

competition among
maintenance platoons
August 1 — 9

HOW TO REACH:

By municipal transport:
17th km of Penza-Tambov highway
August 1 and 9: bus for visitors departures at 3 p.m.
August 3, 5, 7, and 9: bus for visitors departures at 8.30 a.m.
Boarding area: central checkpoint of the Penza Engineer Artillery Institute

From the Penza Artillery Ingineer Institute to the Training Complex (17th km of Penza-Tambov highway)

Penza Region, training area of Military Logistics Academy in Penza

By car: latitude 53.08, longitude 44.41
LOCATION



Penza
STAGES
1. D-30A 122 mm towed howitzer
maintenance.

2.
ZU-23 23 mm AD system
maintenance.

3.
Arms biathlon. Relay race.

4. Final relay race of maintenance
platoons.
EQUIPMENT
D-30A 122 mm towed howitzer.
BM-21 «Grad» 122 mm MLRS.
KAMAZ (6×6) vehicle with a cargo
platform and canvas.
ChMZAP-8335.7-030 trailer.
Advanced artillery maintenance
system (MRS-APM) on the chassis
of Ural-4320.

ARMAMENT

ZU-23 23 mm AD system.
AK-74 5,45 mm assault rifle.
PKM 7,62 mm advanced
machine gun.
RPG-7V 40 mm anti-tank
rocket launcher.
PM 9 mm pistol.
Gunsmith master
Programme of the contest

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

25.07.2016 г.

26.07.2016 г.

27.07.2016 г.

28.07.2016 г.

29.07.2016 г.

30.07.2016 г.

31.07.2016 г.

 

 

 

 

Прибытие команд

10.00 - 11.00 ЦЕРЕМОНИЯ ОТКРЫТИЯ «АрМИ-2016».

09.30-13.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups (without fighting gear)

12.00-13.00 Teams register for participation in the contest

01.08.2016 г.

August 1

02.08.2016 г.

August 2

03.08.2016 г.

August 3

04.08.2016 г.

August 4

05.08.2016 г.

August 5

06.08.2016 г.

August 6

07.08.2016 г.

August 7

10.00-11.00 Opening ceremony of the “Gunsmith Master” competition

11.00-15.00 First stage of the “Gunsmith Master” competition

17.00-19.00 Sightseeing tour, visit to the art gallery and local history museum of Penza

10.00-13.00 Weaponry, Military and Special Equipment and Materiel servicing and preparation for next day of competition

15.00-19.00 Futsal, volleyball, and basketball games

09.30-13.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups (without fighting gear)

15.00-19.00 Amateur talent groups concert

10.00-14.00 Second stage of the “Gunsmith Master” competition

16.00-19.00 Sightseeing tour with a visit to an organ music concert at the Penza Philharmonic Hall

10.00-13.00 Weaponry, Military and Special Equipment and Materiel servicing and preparation for next day of competition

16.00-18.30 “Volnica” Cossack ensemble song concert

10.00-13.00 Weaponry, Military and Special Equipment and Materiel servicing and preparation for next day of competition

16.00-18.30 Visit to the Tarhany national reserve museum

09.30-13.00 Third stage of the “Gunsmith Master” competition (Participation of the Voluntary Society for Assisting Army, Air Force, and Navy Team)

15.00-19.00 Concert of the “Soldaty Rossii” (Soldiers of Russia) group

08.08.2016 г.

August 8

09.08.2016 г.

August 9

10.08.2016 г.

August 10

11.08.2016 г.

August 11

12.08.2016 г.

August 12

13.08.2016 г.

August 13

14.08.2016 г.

August 14

10.00-13.00 Weaponry, Military and Special Equipment and Materiel servicing and preparation for next day of competition

16.00-18.30 Getting to know the history of the town and region

09.30-13.00 Fourth stage of the “Gunsmith Master” competition. Final

15.00-16.30 Judge panel determining the results of the competition

16.30-18.00 Closing ceremony of the “Gunsmith Master” competition. CONCERT

10.00-13.00 Weaponry, Military and Special Equipment and Materiel servicing

Departure to places of permanent deployment

Departure to places of permanent deployment

Departure to places of permanent deployment

14.00-18.00 Cultural events for the competition participants

20.00-22.00 Closing ceremony of the 2016 ArmyGames

 


RESULTS OF «GUNSMITH MASTER» CONTEST. STAGE 1-3
Teams from 3 countries are taking part in the contest
TEAM (32 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
D-30A 122 MM TOWED HOWITZER MAINTENANCE

COMPETITORS
Maintenance section (artillery equipment).

START
Simultaneous.

INITIAL POSITION

122 mm towed howitzer D 30A is on the technical position in fire 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 tent 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.
CONDITIONS

1. On start-up of pistol-flair maintenance section carries out fault detection of anti tank devices and the counterbalancing howitzer mechanism. Thus pressure in the recuperation of the gun is less of the norm. Personnel is to add air to the recuperation, using a cylinder with compressed air (nitrogen) from a body van of MRS-ARM automated workshop.
2. Transfer the tool from fire position to travelling one.
3. The tractor arrives, hooks on the gun and transports it. The maintenance section carries out march along the set route on the maintenance field range 2-4 km long with overcoming of the ford, a site of mine and explosive obstacles, a tumulus, the infected site of the area with clothing (removal) of all-service protective gear, a site of imitation of operation of the incendiary weapon.
By marching the maintenance section with individual weapon is in the cabin and on the cargo platform.
4. On arrival on the technical position of maintenance body the maintenance section shifts the gun from travelling position to the fighting one.
5. Further troubleshooting in barreled and barrier group with dismantling of a wedge of a lock and its elimination with use of a set the SPTE is conducted. Then, assembly and installation of a lock on the tool is made. Replacement of a wheel of a howitzer is made.
6. Carrying out the firing tests of the repaired gun with checking of its working capacity is made by a blank shot. After making a shot the maintenance section is to line up behind the gun that is the finish of the stage. At delays in firing the staff establishes the reasons of delay and eliminates them on a place.
PENALTIES
DISQUALIFICATION
Finding of staff before panel board cover and in an alignment of retractable
parts during the shot.

Violation which has brought or could lead to injury or death of people,
damage of arms, military and special equipment, the equipment of field
range.
RESULTS
The winner of this stage of the Competition is determined by conditional
time of performance of all operations which algebraically consists of the
actual time of performance of operations and the penal time.
PENALTIES
ZU-23 AD SYSTEM MAINTENANCE

COMPETITORS
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 workplace, the trailer, production tent 4,5×4,5 m 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.
CONDITIONS

1. On start-up of the alarm rocket the staff of maintenance section makes check of
the gun on the loading, separation of 23 mm of machine guns from a cradle of antiaircraft mount and makes its incomplete dismantling. Separates a trunk from a receiver and stacks on a support. Stripts machine guns.
2. Further the staff makes installation the crane arrow on the masterful MPC-APM which is on the starting position.
3. On the end of the specified operations masterful MRS automated workplace approaches a product of ZU-23 and the office of the top machine with a cradle from a platform is made. After that the workshop moves the lifted freight on the trailer with arrival on a starting position and unhooks it.
4. Without freight a backing comes back to a starting position, and then forward moves to the trailer. Lifts the top machine from the trailer on height of 1,5 m and moves it to a platform of antiaircraft mount with arrival on a starting position. The maintenance section makes fastening of a cradle to a platform, assembly of 23 mm machine guns, their installation on a cradle of antiaircraft mount and are
checked by correctness of assembly.
5. In case of abnormal operation of machine guns (one of machine guns) the team eliminates the malfunctions which arose owing to the wrong assembly of machine guns (one of machine guns) after that repeatedly checks machine guns for interaction of parts and mechanisms.
In case of positive result, the team puts the crane arrow in a marching way and prepares antiaircraft mount for pro-running tests.
6. Further the maintenance section carries out march along the set route 2-4 km long with overcoming of the ford, a site of mine-explosive obstacles, a barrow, zigzag manoeuvre, the infected site of the district with clothing (removal) of general protective sets, a site of imitation of operation of the incendiary weapon. At march commission the maintenance section is in a cabin and a body of the
tractor with an individual weapon.
7. At the end of the march on the technical position the staff of maintenance section unhooks antiaircraft mount from the tractor, shifts a product to the fighting position.
8. After that the team makes preparation of 23 mm machine guns for a blank firing, makes equipment of a tape 10 blank cartridges of each machine gun and loads 23 mm machine guns with blank cartridges.
9. After production of all shots the maintenance section is built behind antiaircraft mount that is the termination by the competition stage. At emergence of delays in firing the staff establishes the reasons and eliminates them on the place.
PENALTIES
DISQUALIFICATION
Conducting firing out of borders of side prohibited zones.

Violation which brought or could lead to injury or death of people, damage of arms, military and special equipment, the equipment of the firing ground.
RESULTS
The winner of this stage of the competition is determined by conditional time of performance of all operations which algebraically consists of the actual time of performance of operations and penal time.
ARMS BIATHLON. RELAY RACE

COMPETITORS
Maintenance section (small arms and means of close combat) and
the commander of a platoon.

START
Simultaneous.
EPISODE 1

CONDITIONS
1. On start-up of the alarm rocket the first participant makes full dismantling of the machine gun 5,45 mm AK 74. Defect is obviously brought in the machine gun – automatic release is broken.

2. After dismantling the participant arrives to a table about the ZIP to 15 m from a place of dismantling of the machine gun, takes away serviceable details, comes back and makes assembly 5,45 mm of the machine gun AK-74.

3. Then the participant arrives to point of ammunition supply where receives 30 sec 5,45 mm of cartridges, equips 2 shops on 15 cartridges and moves forward on a firing line for target shooting. Firing is conducted with use of a mechanical (open) sight, short turns. Single firing isn't allowed, except for the last shot in shop.

4. After that there is a baton pass to the next participant.
EPISODE 2

CONDITIONS
1. Before the stage 7,62 mm Kalashnikov's machine gun PKM the adaptation for extraction of a dulets of a sleeve, a hammer are on the table. The second participant accepts relay, starts elimination of malfunction of 7,62 mm PKM machine gun (a cross rupture of a sleeve) and makes adjustment of knot of locking. The knot of locking is previously disadjusted on unknown for participants, but identical quantity of turns. Carries out partial dismantling of a machine gun (checks for not loading, separates a case with accessory, separates a returnable and fighting spring). The participant takes the torn-off part of a dulets of a sleeve 15 20 mm long (prior to the competitions it is beforehand inserted into a artridge chamber) from a machine gun trunk cartridge chamber by means of the adaptation which is included in the machine gun package.
After that the participant beats out a locking knot pin by means of a drift and a hammer and then «not covering» a sleeve lock makes adjustment by rotation of the screw till the moment, unscrews the screw on one turn, inserts a pin. Upon completion of adjustment the pin is hammered back.

2. After that the participant checks a machine gun for interaction by ten educational cartridges. For this purpose he equips a tape with ten educational cartridges, loads a machine gun and makes its overloading manually ten times. The moment of the end of check is defined by the field referee raising a white flag. Further the participant arrives to point of ammunition supply of a site of firing from small arms, receives and equips a tape with thirty cartridges for performance of firing practice.
Targets are placed at three boundaries. At defeat of all six targets firing stops, the machine gun is put on a safety lock and is left on the firing position, the participant passes on baton to the following participant in a transfer zone. If the participant didn't strike all six targets with thirty cartridges, he receives on point of ammunition supply receives 15 additional cartridges, equips one shop and continues to carry out firing.
If there are no strucking targets after use of 15 additional cartridges the participant receives on point of ammunition supply receives 15 additional cartridges repeatedly, equips one shop and continues to carry out firing. After the expense of 30 main and 30 additional cartridges for each not struck target penal time is charged.
TARGETS

TANK
EPISODE 3

CONDITIONS

1. The third participant makes full dismantling of 40 mm RPG-7V grenade
launcher. There are a grenade launcher, the adaptation for dismantling and
assembly of the shock and trigger mechanism, a key screw-driver, a drift,
threads, plasticine, the device for check of aim adaptations on the table.

2. The target for check of aim adaptations is established on removal of 20 m. In
a firing line there is a stalk with a washer for removal of cardboard articles of
a starting charge after the first shot.

3. The moment of the end of dismantling is defined by the field referee raisin
a white flag. Malfunction is obviously brought in the grenade launcher – is
broken baizes of the flannelette mechanism. After dismantling of the grenade
launcher the participant arrives to the table about the ZIP established on
some removal from a dismantling place takes away a serviceable detail,
comes back and makes assembly of 4 mm RPG-7V.

4. Further the participant arrives to point of ammunition supply where receives
one shot for firing from the grenade launcher. The member of team helps in
preparation of a shot and loading of the grenade launcher. From a firing line
the participant makes a shot on a target the tank. In case of a miss the first
shot, the participant repeatedly arrives to point of ammunition supply for
receiving the second shot and makes firing by the second shot.

5. The participant passes on baton to the fourth participant.
TARGETS

GROWTH FIGURE

Distance – 50 m.

Appears for 60 s.
EPISODE 4

CONDITIONS

1. The fourth participant makes full dismantling 9 mm Makarov's gun (MG).
Malfunction is obviously brought in 9 mm Makarov's gun – the fighting
spring is broken.

2. After dismantling of the gun the participant arrives to the table on a certain
removal from a place of dismantling of the gun where ZIP is placed, takes
away a necessary serviceable detail, comes back and makes assembly of
the gun. For violation of an order of dismantling and assembly penal time
30 s is fixed.

3. Then the participant arrives to point of ammunition supply where receives
and equips shop with five cartridges. On readiness it moves forward on a
firing line and carries out firing.

4. At the end of firing the participant finishes relay.
PENALTIES
DISQUALIFICATION
Conducting firing for borders of side prohibited zones.
The direction of the weapon to the back of a shooting range.
Violation which brought or could lead to injury or death of people, damage of arms, military and special equipment, the equipment of the ground.
RESULTS
The winner of this stage of the competition is determined by conditional time of performance of all stages which algebraically consists of the actual time of performance of all operations and penal time.
ARMS BIATHLON. RELAY RACE


COMPETITORS
Four teams which gathered in the sum the minimum quantity of
places by results of all previous competitive days.

START
Simultaneous.

INITIAL POSITION
On the repair ground on the first technical position antiaircraft
mount of ZU-23 is established, the staff of maintenance section
(artillery and tank equipment) consists of 3 persons. One field
referee settles down on the technical position. On the second technical position the towed howitzer 122 mm D-30A is established in the marching position, there is a staff of maintenance section (artillery equipment) of 4 persons (the first half) nearby. One field referee settles down on the technical position. On the third technical position the fighting vehicle 122 mm MLRS BM 21 «Grad» is established, nearby there is a staff of maintenance section (artillery equipment) as a part of 4
persons (the second half). One field referee settles down on the technical position.
CONDITIONS

1. On start-up of the alarm rocket the maintenance section (small arms and means of close combat) serially starts the dismantling and adjustment of samples of small arms in volume described earlier. The moment of the end of dismantling of each sample is designated by the field referee raising of a white flag. After the end of dismantling of the last sample the master run moves on the first technical position and passes on baton a hand contact to the master from structure of maintenance section (artillery and tank equipment).

2. The maintenance section (artillery and tank equipment) starts dismantling 23 mm of antiaircraft mount ZU-23 in the order and volume described earlier. The moment of the end of erformance of all actions of dismantling of a product will be designated by the field referee raising of a white flag. On this signal the master of maintenance section (artillery and tank equipment) runs on the second technical position and passes on baton to the master from structure of the first half of maintenance section (artillery equipment).



5. The maintenance section (small arms and means of near fight) serially starts assembly of all samples of small arms. Each serviceman on the end of assembly of the weapon runs and holds positions at an initial boundary, makes loading and moves forward on a firing line. At the command of the field referee target shooting is made. In case of a miss the serviceman uses additional ammunition order similar to previous day of competitions and passes on baton to the following participant. The last serviceman passes on baton to the master from structure of maintenance section (artillery and
tank equipment).

6.
The maintenance section (artillery and tank equipment) starts assembly and loading of 23 mm antiaircraft mount ZU-23. The moment of the end of performance of all actions of assembly and loading of a product will be designated by the field referee raising of a white flag. On this signal the turn is made by blank cartridges.
3. The first half of maintenance section repair (artillery equipment) transfers 122 mm towed howitzer D-30A of marching situation in fighting, takes out a lock wedge, makes its full dismantling and carries out artificial kickback. The moment of the end of performance of dismantling of a wedge of a lock
and artificial kickback will be designated by the field referee raising of a white flag. On this signal the master runs on the third technical position and a contact of a hand passes on baton to other master from structure of the second half of maintenance section (artillery equipment).

4. The second half of maintenance section (artillery equipment) carries out dismantling of a package starting directing, makes removal of one starting pipe. Further the master runs on an army shooting range and a contact of a hand passes on baton to the master from structure of maintenance section (small arms and means of close combat).



The master of maintenance section (artillery and tank equipment) runs on the second technical position and passes on baton a hand contact to the master from structure of the first half of maintenance section (artillery equipment) of office in repair of artillery equipment.

7. The first half of maintenance section (artillery equipment) makes
assembly of a wedge of a lock, establishes it on the tool and makes
artificial a setup. On this signal loading of a howitzer is made and the single shot is made. The master from structure of the first half of
maintenance section (artillery equipment) runs on the third technical
position and a contact of a hand passes on baton to other master from
structure of the second half of maintenance section (artillery equipment).

8. The second half of maintenance section (artillery equipment) carries out assembly of a package starting directing in the return sequence. The structure of all maintenance section is built in system that is the end of final relay.
PENALTIES
Penal time in final relay is charged by techniques of previous days of the competition.
RESULTS
The winner of final relay is determined by conditional time of performance of all operations which consists of the actual time of performance of operations and penal time.
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