Location
Gvardeisky training area, Otar, Kazakhstan
About Masters of Artillery Fire contest
TEAM (64-66 PERSONS)
Team leader
Judging committee member – 3 persons
Coaching group – 2 persons
Technical group – 2 persons
Interpreters – 2 persons
Control group – 3 persons
Field referee – 3 persons
Mortar battery – 50 persons
Battery commander – 1 person
Control section – 5 persons
Platoon leader – 2 persons
Radio telephone operator – 2 persons
8 crews (2 reserve) – 40 persons
STAGES
1. Individual race (all crews participate)
2. Race of platoons (all platoons participate)
3. Competition among batteries. Finals (3 teams participate)
HARDWARE
2B11 120mm mortar
Automobile towing vehicle
STAGE 1
INDIVIDUAL RACE



CONDITIONS

1. Non-simultaneous start.
2. The team shall reach firing position (ditch).
3. Firing task (mortar system).
4. Obstacle overcoming.
5.
Moving to the shooting range (RPG).
6. RPG firing exercises performance.
7. Obstacle overcoming.
8. Finish.

COMPETITORS
Six mortar squads from each country.
ROUTE
Distance – 5 km. Penalty lap – 500 m.
STAGE 2
RACE OF PLATOONS (ALL PLATOONS PARTICIPATE)




CONDITIONS

1. Non-simultaneous start, according to the order specified by the draw procedure.
2. Each crew shall reach firing position.
3. Firing task (trench).
4. Obstacle overcoming.
5. Each crew shall reach indirect firing positions
6. Firing task (trench).
7. Obstacle overcoming.
8. Finish.

COMPETITORS
Two mortar platoons from each country.
ROUTE
Distance – 10 km. Penalty round – 500 m.
STAGE 3
COMPETITION AMONG BATTERIES. FINALS (3 TEAMS PARTICIPATE)





CONDITIONS

1. Non-simultaneous start, according to the order specified by the draw procedure.
2. Each crew shall reach firing position.
3. Firing task (ditch).
4. Obstacle overcoming.
5. Finish.

COMPETITORS
Three mortar batteries, which had won the preliminaries.
ROUTE
Distance – 10 km. Penalty round – 500 m.




TARGET FOR MORTAR

Full-size figure (target #8)
Located in round of 15 meter radius.

1. INDIVIDUAL RACE
Distance – 1,000-1,500 meters
Ammunition – 3 mines for each crew

2. RACE OF PLATOONS
3. COMPETITION AMONG BATTERIES

Distance – 3,000-4,500 meters
Ammunition – 2 mines for each crew

PENALTIES
1 PENALTY LAP (500 M)
For each miss while firing the mortar system
RESULTS
1. INDIVIDUAL RACE
Winner of the individual classification is determined in accordance to results of the Individual race. Crew (team) is assessed in accordance to the time spent for passing of the route.

2. RACE OF PLATOONS
Winner is determined in accordance to results of the Individual race of batteries. Platoon is assessed in accordance to the time spent for passing of the route.

3. COMPETITION AMONG BATTERIES
Winner is determined in accordance to results of the Individual race of batteries. Battery is assessed in accordance to results of the Individual race of batteries. Battery is assessed in accordance to the time spent for passing of the route.
Competition among mortar crews
ARMYGAMES 2016
Best moments of the Masters of Artillery Fire international contest