MASTERS OF
ARTILLERY FIRE

competition among mortar crews
August 1 — 11

HOW TO REACH:

By railway:
Trains from railway terminal of the Almaty city to Otar

By car:
Gvardeisky training area, latitude 43.563725, longitude 75.196781
LOCATION
Gvardeisky training area,
Otar, Republic of Kazakhstan
STAGES
1. Individual race
2. Relay race
EQUIPMENT
2B11 120 mm mortar
Light multi-purpose armored
towing vehicle MT-LB
Masters of artillery fire
Programme of the contest

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

18.07.2016

19.07.2016

20.07.2016

21.07.2016

22.07.2016

23.07.2016

24.07.2016

 

 

 

Arrival in Engels, departure to Almaty.

Accommodation of participants.

Team leaders (senior coaches) sign application forms for participation in “Masters of artillery fire 2016”.

Registration of the Russian team.

11.00 – 14.00 Crews familiarize with routes of the contest,

15.00 - 17.00 Hardware maintenance.

10.00 - 14.00 Preparation of mortar complexes:

– elevation adjustment and collimation;

– check of mortars & RPG-7 by combat firing;

– adjustment.

10.00 – 14.00 Training of drivers

15.00 - 17.00 Hardware maintenance.

17.00 – 18.00 Session of Judicial commission.

18.00 – 19.00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

10.00 - 14.00 Preparation of mortar complexes:

– elevation adjustment and collimation;

– check of mortars & RPG-7 by combat firing;

– adjustment.

10.00 – 14.00 Training of drivers

15.00 - 17.00 Hardware maintenance.

17.00 – 18.00 Session of Judicial commission.

18.00 – 19.00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

25.07.2016

26.07.2016

27.07.2016

28.07.2016

29.07.2016

30.07.2016

31.07.2016

10.00 - 14.00 Preparation of mortar complexes:

– elevation adjustment and collimation;

– check of mortars & RPG-7 by combat firing;

– adjustment.

10.00 – 14.00 Training of drivers

15.00 - 17.00 Hardware maintenance.

17.00 – 18.00 Session of Judicial commission.

18.00 – 19.00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

10.00 - 14.00 Preparation of mortar complexes:

– elevation adjustment and collimation;

– check of mortars & RPG-7 by combat firing;

– adjustment.

10.00 – 14.00 Training of drivers

15.00 - 17.00 Hardware maintenance.

17.00 – 18.00 Session of Judicial commission.

18.00 – 19.00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

10.00 - 14.00 Preparation of mortar complexes:

– elevation adjustment and collimation;

– check of mortars & RPG-7 by combat firing;

– adjustment.

10.00 – 14.00 Training of drivers

15.00 - 17.00 Hardware maintenance.

17.00 – 18.00 Session of Judicial commission.

18.00 – 19.00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

10.00 - 14.00 Preparation of mortar complexes:

– elevation adjustment and collimation;

– check of mortars & RPG-7 by combat firing;

– adjustment.

10.00 – 14.00 Training of drivers

15.00 - 17.00 Hardware maintenance.

17.00 – 18.00 Session of Judicial commission.

18.00 – 19.00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

10.00 - 14.00 Preparation of mortar complexes:

– elevation adjustment and collimation;

– check of mortars & RPG-7 by combat firing;

– adjustment.

10.00 – 14.00 Training of drivers.

10.00 – 11.00 Opening ceremony of the International Army Games 2016

19.00 - 20.00 Draw procedure.

20.00 – 21.00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

10.00 - 14.00 Preparation of mortar complexes:

– elevation adjustment and collimation;

– check of mortars & RPG-7 by combat firing;

– adjustment.

10.00 – 14.00 Training of drivers

15.00 - 17.00 Hardware maintenance.

17.00 – 18.00 Session of Judicial commission.

18.00 – 19.00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

1.08.2016

2.08.2016

3.08.2016

4.08.2016

5.08.2016

6.08.2016

7.08.2016

10.00 - 14.00 Preparation of mortar complexes:

– elevation adjustment and collimation;

– check of mortars & RPG-7 by combat firing;

– adjustment.

10.00 – 14.00 Training of drivers

15.00 - 17.00 Hardware maintenance.

17.00 – 18.00 Session of Judicial commission.

18.00 – 19.00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

10.00 - 11.00 Opening ceremony of the contest

12.00 - 18.00 FIRST STAGE of the contest: “Individual race”. One race of mortar crews.

18.00 - 19.00 00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

22.00 - 02.00  SECOND STAGE of the contest: “Night sprint”. One race of mortar crews.

10.00 - 14.00 Preparation of mortar complexes:

– elevation adjustment and collimation;

– check of mortars & RPG-7 by combat firing;

– adjustment.

10.00 – 14.00 Training of drivers

15.00 - 17.00 Hardware maintenance.

17.00 – 18.00 Session of Judicial commission.

18.00 – 19.00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

9.00 - 18.00 FIRST STAGE of the contest: “Individual race”. One race of mortar crews.

18.00 - 19.00 00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

22.00 - 02.00 SECOND STAGE of the contest: “Night sprint”. One race of mortar crews.

10.00 - 14.00 Preparation of mortar complexes:

– elevation adjustment and collimation;

– check of mortars & RPG-7 by combat firing;

– adjustment.

10.00 – 14.00 Training of drivers

15.00 - 17.00 Hardware maintenance.

17.00 – 18.00 Session of Judicial commission.

18.00 – 19.00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

 9.00 - 18.00 THIRD STAGE of the contest: “Relay race”. One race of mortar crews.

18.00 - 19.00 00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

10.00 – 18.00 Cultural activities

18.00 - 19.00 00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest. 

8.08.2016

9.08.2016

10.08.2016

11.08.2016

12.08.2016

13.08.2016

14.08.2016

10.00 – 14.00 Hardware maintenance. Preparation of targets, routes.

15.00 - 16.30 Preparation of teams according to the plans of team leaders. Preparation of hardware and armament.

17.00 - 18.00 Session of Judicial commission.

18.00 - 19.00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

11.00 - 12.00 FOURTH STAGE of the contest: “Relay race. Finals”

12.00 - 13.00  AWARDING CEREMONY. CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE CONTEST.

14.00 - 15.00 Working session of administration of “Masters of artillery fire” contest.

11.00 - 19.00 Hardware maintenance.

11.00 - 19.00 Hardware maintenance.

Representatives of teams leave for Alabino to participate in the closing ceremony of the Games.

14.00 - 18.00 Cultural activities

20.00-22.00  closing ceremony of the International Army Games

 


Teams from 5 countries are taking part in the contest
TEAM (23-25 PERSONS)

Team leader
Judging committee member – 1 person
3 mortar squads, 5 persons each – 15 persons
Coaching group – 3 persons
Maintenance unit – 3 persons
Interpreters (if needed) – 2 persons
RESULTS OF THE «MASTERS OF ARTILLERY FIRE» CONTEST.
«RELAY RACE»
RESULTS OF THE «MASTERS OF ARTILLERY FIRE» CONTEST
INDIVIDUAL RACE
Determines rating of each crew



COMPETITORS
Two mortar squads from each country.

START
Non-simultaneous start.
CONDITIONS
1. Non-simultaneous start.
2. The team shall reach firing position (trench).
3. Firing task (mortar system).
4. Moving to the shooting range (RPG).
5. RPG firing exercises performance.
Ammo – 2 grenades for 1 crew.
6. Obstacle course overcoming.
7. Finish.

ROUTE
Distance – 5 km.
Penalty round – 500 m.

ROUTE STAGE
  1. Start
  2. Firing position
  3. Cover position for towing trucks
  4. Targets
  5. Penalty round 500 m
  6. RPG shooting range
  7. Obstacle area
  8. Finish
TARGETS
MORTAR SYSTEM TARGET
Man sized target (target #8)
In the circle.
R=15 m.
Distance=1,000–1,500 m.
Ammo – 5 for each mortar squad.
GRENADE LAUNCHER TARGET
Tank (target #12)
Distance=250–300 m.
PENALTIES
Each RPG miss.
Each mistake in obstacle course.
Mistake at the minefield.
Each mortar miss.
RESULTS
The winner in the individual classification is chosen by the results of the
Individual race.

The team performance is assessed by the time it spent to finish 5 km track.
RELAY RACE

COMPETITORS
Two mortar squads from each country.

START
Non-simultaneous start.
CONDITIONS
1. Non-simultaneous start, according to the order, specified
by the draw procedure.
2. Each crew shall reach firing position.
3. Fulfill firing task (trench).
4. Overcome obstacles.
5. Pass the baton to the next crew.

ROUTE
Distance – 5 km.
Penalty round – 500 m.

ROUTE STAGE
  1. Start
  2. Trench
  3. Firing position
  4. Targets
  5. Penalty lap 500 m
  6. Obstacle course
  7. Finish
TARGETS

MORTAR SYSTEM TARGET
Man sized target (target #8)
In the circle.
R=15 m.
Distance=1,000–1,500 m.
Ammo – 5 for each mortar squad.
PENALTIES
− Each mistake in obstacle course.
− Mistake in the mine field.
− Each miss while from mortar
system.
RESULTS
The winner in the individual classification is chosen by the results of the Relay race.

The team performance is assessed by the time the two crews finished the Relay race.
«Masters of artillery fire-2015»
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