CLEAR SKY

competition among AD units
August 1 — 11

HOW TO REACH:

By transport of organizers:
There will be 4 buses transferring visitors and spectators from "Yeisky Kolkhoznik" (Monument to tank crews) bus stop to the Yeisky training area and back.

By car: latitude 46.63930, longitude 38.04771
Yeisky training area (Krasnodar Krai, Yeysk Region, Vorontsovka village)

LOCATION
Yeysk, Krasnodar Krai
STAGES
1. Sprint race of AD units
2. Sprint race of MANPAD units
3. Pursuit race of AD units
4. Pursuit race of MANPAD units
5. Mixed relay race
EQUIPMENT
BTR-80 APC
MANPAD
ZU-23 AD system
Clear sky
Programme of the contest

Monday

Tuesaday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

18.07.2016 г.

19.07.2016 г.

20.07.2016 г.

21.07.2016 г.

22.07.2016 г.

23.07.2016 г.

24.07.2016 г.

 

 

 

 

 

Arrival of foreign teams

Arrival of foreign teams

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.

09.00 - 13.00 Safety training; receiving, military hardware, provided by the Russian side. military hardware servicing, draw procedure.

15.30 - 18.30 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting). military hardware servicing.

09.00 - 13.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups (instructors) using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting).

15.30 - 18.30 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting), military hardware servicing.

09.00 - 13.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups (instructors) using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting).

15.30 - 18.30 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting), military hardware servicing.

09.00 - 13.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting).

16.00 - 18.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting), military hardware servicing.

09.00 - 13.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting).

16.00 - 18.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting), military hardware servicing.

09.00 - 13.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting)

15.30 - 19.00 Sports activities (with separate schedule)

10.00 - 11.00 “ArmyGames-2016” Opening ceremony

09.00 - 10.30 Laying of wreaths at the monument on the “Fallen fighters” square (Yeysk

11.00 - 13.30 Sports activities (with separate schedule)

15.30 - 19.00 Cultural activities (with separate schedule)

1.08.2016 г.

2.08.2016 г.

3.08.2016 г.

4.08.2016 г.

5.08.2016 г.

6.08.2016 г.

7.08.2016 г.

09.00 - 12.00 Draw procedure for the race order. Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting).

16.00 - 16.30 “Clear sky – 2016” opening ceremony. Dynamic display of antiaircraft hardware combat capabilities

 09.00 - 13.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting).

16.00 - 18.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting). military hardware servicing.

09.00 - 13.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting).

13.00 - 16.00 - 18.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting). anti-aircraft gun and small arms adjustment, military hardware servicing.

08.30 - 13.00 Competition part of “Clear sky – 2016”, Igla-S MANPADS sections on BTR-80 sprint”

16.00 - 18.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting). military hardware servicing.

09.00 - 13.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting).

16.00 - 18.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting). military hardware servicing.

18.00 - 18.30 Teams transfer from

08.30 - 13.00 Competition part of “Clear sky – 2016”, ZU-23 sections on KamAZ 5350 sprint”

16.00 - 18.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting). anti-aircraft gun and small arms adjustment, military hardware servicing.

08.30 - 13.00 Competition part of “Clear sky – 2016”. Pursuit race of Igla-S MANPADS sections on BTR-80

14.30 - 19.00 Competition part of “Clear sky – 2016”. Pursuit race of ZU-23 sections on KamAZ 5350.

8.08.2016 г.

9.08.2016 г.

10.08.2016 г.

11.08.2016 г.

12.08.2016 г.

13.08.2016 г.

14.08.2016 г.

09.00 - 13.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting).

16.00 - 18.00 Training under supervision of trainer groups using simulators and military hardware (without combat shooting). military hardware servicing.

08.30 - 14.00 Competition part of “Clear sky – 2016”, “Combined relay race of ZU-23 sections on KamAZ 5350 and Igla-S MANPADS sections on BTR-80”

17.00 - 18.30 Military hardware servicing.

08.30 - 14.00 Competition part of “Clear sky – 2016”, “Combined relay race of ZU-23 sections on KamAZ 5350 and Igla-S MANPADS sections on BTR-80”

17.00 - 18.30 Military hardware servicing. Passing of the hardware to the Russian side.

16.00 - 18.00 “Clear sky – 2016” closing ceremony.

09.00 - 13.00 Passing of the hardware to the Russian side. Cultural and sports activities (with separate schedule)

15.30 - 18.30 Cultural activities (with separate schedule)

09.00 - 13.00 Cultural and sports activities (with separate schedule)

15.30 - 18.30 Cultural and sports activities (with separate schedule)

20.00-22.00 “ArmyGames – 2016” closing ceremony.

09.00 - 13.00 Cultural and sports activities (with separate schedule)

15.30 - 18.30 Cultural and sports activities (with separate schedule)


Teams from 8 countries are taking part in the contest
TEAM (30 PERSONS MAX)
Team leader
2 MANPAD squads, 1 main and 1 reserve: squad leader, senior MANPAD
gunner, MANPAD gunner, driver – 8 persons
2 AD units, 1 main and 1 reserve: unit leader, gunner, aimer, right loader,
left loader, driver – 12 persons
Coaching group – 4 persons
Support unit (including one judge) – 6 persons
Maintenance unit – 10 persons
RESULTS OF «CLEAR SKY» CONTEST. STAGE 1-3
SPRINT RACE OF AD UNITS

Each AA unit shall pass one 7.2-km lap with three combat firings and one submachine gun firing

RESULTS

Final time of the unit registered at the stage finish: time to pass the route and overall penalty time. The team's rating is determined upon the smallest final time
registered at the stage finish.
CONDITIONS
1. At firing area at diving target simulator, the unit shall fire within authorized firing sector with HE fragmentation rounds. Expenditure for one AA mount – 22 rounds. Target is considered hit if at least three rounds fly at the distance of 8 m or closer to the target. The unit must unload the mount upon termination of firing.

2. Submachine gun firing shall be performed by each unit member except unit commander and truck driver. After each firing at a target, the firing position shall be mandatorily changed. Expenditure of rounds – 30. All submachine guns shall be unloaded upon termination of fire.

3. At firing area at APC targets, the unit shall fire within authorized firing sector with armor-piercing incendiary tracers. Expenditure for one AA mount – 42 rounds. The unit must fire at both targets. Target is considered hit if at least three rounds impacted the target. The unit must unload the mount upon termination of firing.


4. At firing area at helicopter targets, the unit shall fire within authorized firing sector with armor-piercing incendiary tracers. Expenditure for one AA mount – 42 rounds. The unit must fire at both targets. Target is considered hit if at least three rounds impacted the target. The unit must unload the mount upon termination of firing.

5. During movement, the truck driver must overcome obstacles along the route.


ROUTE STAGE
SPRINT RACE OF MANPAD UNITS

Each MANPAD unit shall pass one 8.3-km lap with three combat firings and one submachine gun firing

RESULTS
Final time of the unit registered at the stage finish: time to pass the route and overall penalty time. The team's rating is determined upon the smallest final time
registered at the stage finish.
CONDITIONS
1. At firing area at helicopter target, the firing is performed by the chief MANPADS gunner from moving APC within authorized firing sector between the fire opening line and the cease-fire line. The MANPADS shall be transformed from travel to combat position by the chief MANPADS gunner on board the APC. Any actions on transformation of MANPADS into combat on the ground are prohibited. Upon termination of combat fire, chief MANPADS gunner must transform the launch tube into travel position. MANPADS gunner must correctly put the launch tube into the
sealed box and cover it with the cap.

2. At firing area at approaching ATS, the firing is performed by the unit commander from standing position at the distance 25 m from APC within authorized firing sector. The MANPADS shall be transformed from travel to combat position and back by the unit commander. Upon termination of combat fire, the unit commander must correctly put the launch tube into the sealed box and cover it with the cap.

3. Submachine gun firing shall be performed by each unit member except the APC driver. After each firing at a target, the firing position shall be mandatorily changed. Expenditure of rounds – 30. All submachine guns shall be unloaded upon termination of fire.
4. At firing area at ATS in pursuit, the firing is performed by the MANPADS gunner from standing position at the distance 25 m from APC within authorized firing sector. The MANPADS shall be transformed from travel to combat position and back by the MANPADS gunner. Upon termination of combat fire, the MANPADS gunner must correctly put the launch tube into the sealed box and cover it with the cap.

5. During movement, the APC driver must overcome obstacles along the route.



ROUTE STAGE
PURSUIT RACE OF AD UNITS

Each AA unit shall pass one 7.2-km lap with three combat firings and one submachine gun firing

RESULTS

Final time of the unit registered at the stage finish: time to pass the route, time lag from the leading team at stage 1 and overall penalty time. The team's rating is determined upon the smallest final time registered at the stage finish.
CONDITIONS
1. At firing area at diving target simulator, the unit shall fire within authorized firing sector with HE fragmentation rounds. Expenditure for one AA mount – 22 rounds. Target is considered hit if at least three rounds fly at the distance of 8 m or closer to the target. The unit must unload the mount upon termination of firing.

2. Common barrier line shall be passed by method of relay by each unit member
except the APC driver. The barrier line shall be overcome without weapons and body armor facilities that should be laid in appointed place.

3. Submachine gun firing shall be performed by each unit member except unit
commander and truck driver. After each firing at a target, the firing position shall be mandatorily changed. Expenditure of rounds – 30. All submachine guns shall be unloaded upon termination of fire.
4. At firing area at APC targets, the unit shall fire within authorized firing sector with armor-piercing incendiary tracers. Expenditure for one AA mount – 42 rounds. The unit must fire at both targets. Target is considered hit if at least three rounds impacted the target. The unit must unload the mount upon
termination of firing.

5. At firing area at helicopter targets, the unit shall fire within authorized firing sector with armor-piercing incendiary tracers. Expenditure for one AA mount – 42 rounds. The unit must fire at both targets. Target is considered hit if at least three rounds impacted the target. The unit must unload the mount upon termination of firing.

6. During movement, the truck driver must overcome obstacles along the route.

ROUTE STAGE
PERSUIT RACE OF MANPADS

Each MANPAD unit shall pass one 8.3-km lap with three combat firings and one submachine gun firing

RESULTS

Final time of the unit registered at the stage finish: time to pass the route and overall penalty time. The team's rating is determined upon the smallest final time
registered at the stage finish.
CONDITIONS
1. At firing area at helicopter target, the firing is performed by the chief MANPADS
gunner from moving APC within authorized firing sector between the fire opening line and the cease-fire line. The MANPADS shall be transformed from travel to combat position by the chief MANPADS gunner on board the APC. Any actions on transformation of MANPADS into combat on the ground are prohibited. Upon termination of combat fire, chief MANPADS gunner must transform the launch tube into travel position. MANPADS gunner must correctly put the launch tube into the sealed box and cover it with the cap.

2. At firing area at approaching ATS, the firing is performed by the unit commander
from standing position at the distance 25 m from APC within authorized firing sector. The MANPADS shall be transformed from travel to combat position and back by the unit commander. Upon termination of combat fire, the unit commander must correctly put the launch tube into the sealed box and cover it with the cap.

3. Submachine gun firing shall be performed by each unit member except the APC driver. After each firing at a target, the firing position shall be mandatorily changed. Expenditure of rounds – 30. All submachine guns shall be unloaded upon termination of fire.
4. At firing area at ATS in pursuit, the firing is performed by the MANPADS gunner from standing position at the distance 25 m from APC within authorized firing sector. The MANPADS shall be transformed from travel to combat position and back by the MANPADS gunner. Upon termination of combat fire, the MANPADS gunner must correctly put the launch tube into the sealed box and cover it with the cap.

5. During movement, the APC driver must overcome obstacles along the route.

ROUTE STAGE
MIXED RELAY RACE

Each AA unit shall pass one 7.2-km lap with three combat firings and one submachine gun firing


RESULTS

Final time of the unit registered at the stage finish: time to pass the route, time for passing the relay and overall penalty time. The team's rating is determined
upon the smallest final time registered at the stage finish.
CONDITIONS
1. At firing area at diving target simulator, the AA unit shall fire within authorized firing
sector with HE fragmentation rounds. Expenditure for one AA mount – 22 rounds.
Target is considered hit if at least three rounds fly at the distance of 8 m or closer
to the target. The unit must unload the mount upon termination of firing.

2. Submachine gun firing shall be performed by each AA unit member except unit
commander and truck driver. After each firing at a target, the firing position shall
be mandatorily changed. Expenditure of rounds – 30. All submachine guns shall
be unloaded upon termination of fire.

3. At firing area at APC targets, the AA unit shall fire within authorized firing sector
with armor-piercing incendiary tracers. Expenditure for one AA mount – 42 rounds.
The unit must fire at both targets. Target is considered hit if at least three rounds
impacted the target. The unit must unload the mount upon termination of firing.
4. At firing area at helicopter targets, the AA unit shall fire within authorized firing sector with armor-piercing incendiary tracers. Expenditure for one AA mount – 42 rounds. The unit must fire at both targets. Target is considered hit if at least three rounds impacted the target. The unit must unload the mount upon termination of firing.

5. At MANPANDS firing area at helicopter target, the firing is performed by the chief MANPADS gunner from moving APC within authorized firing sector between the fire opening line and the cease-fire line. The MANPADS shall be transformed from travel to combat position by the chief MANPADS gunner on board the APC. Any actions on transformation of MANPADS into combat positions on the ground are prohibited.

Upon termination of combat fire, chief MANPADS gunner must transform the launch tube into travel position. MANPADS gunner must correctly put the launch tube into the sealed box and cover it with the cap.

6. At firing area at approaching ATS, the firing is performed by the MANPADS unit commander from standing position at the distance 25 m from APC within authorized firing sector.
The MANPADS shall be transformed from travel to combat position and back by the unit commander. Upon termination of combat fire, the unit commander must correctly put the launch tube into the sealed box and cover it with the cap.

7. Submachine gun firing shall be performed by each MANPADS unit member except the APC driver. After each firing at a target, the firing position shall be mandatorily changed. Expenditure of rounds – 30. All submachine guns shall be unloaded upon termination of fire.

8. At firing area at ATS in pursuit, the firing is performed by the MANPADS gunner from standing position at the distance 25 m from APC within authorized firing sector.

The MANPADS shall be transformed from travel to combat position and back by the MANPADS gunner. Upon termination of combat fire, the MANPADS gunner must correctly put the launch tube into the sealed box and cover it with the cap.

9. During movement, the APC driver and the truck driver must overcome obstacles along the route.
TARGETS
HELICOPTER
Imitates hostile helicopter facing front.
Target height – 3.2 m, target width – 3.8 m
The target is lifted at 10-13 m above the ground.
INFANTRY GROUP
Two full-height targets at the distance of 400-500 m, 6-8 m laterally.
Exposure time 20 sec. Two full-height targets at the distance
of 300-400 m, at least 6 m laterally. Exposure time 20 sec.
Two targets: hand machine gun and rifleman – half-silhouette target at the
distance of 200-300 m, at least 6 m laterally. Exposure time 30 sec.
TARGETS FOR ANTI-AIRCRAFT UNIT
TARGET FOR MANPADS UNIT
AIR TARGET SIMULATOR
(MORTAR FLARE)
Imitates diving air target.
Flare weight – 3.51 kg.
Flare burning time – 35-40 sec.
Average descending speed – 4.1 m/s.
APC
Imitates hostile armored personnel
carrier facing front. Exposure distance (APC movement) – 200 m.
Height – 1.8 m, width – 2.5 m.
Target is set on the ground level.
MISSILE TARGET
Total flight time at 45 degrees vertical
launch angle – 50 sec.
Irradiance – 3.07W/cm.
Missile length – 2190 mm.
Fin span – 360 mm. Caliber – 120 mm.
Weight with container – 65 kg.
OBSTACLESFOR TRUCK
1. SANDY AREA
2. DIMENSIONAL "EIGHT"
3. "SERPENTINE"
PENALTIES FOR ANTI-AIRCRAFT UNIT
PENALTIES FOR MANPADS UNIT
«Clear Sky-2015»
© 2016 Russian Defence Ministry