Location
Gvardeisky training area, Otar, the Republic of Kazakhstan
About Masters of Artillery Fire 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
STAGES
1. Individual race.
2. Relay race.
EQUIPMENT
2B11 120 mm mortar.
Light multi-purpose armored towing vehicle MT-LB.
PARTICIPANTS
Two mortar squads from each country.
ROUTE
Distance – 5 km. Penalty round – 500 m.

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.
5. Ammo – 2 grenades for 1 crew.
6. Obstacle course overcoming.
7. Finish.
COMPETITORS
Two mortar platoons from each country.
ROUTE
Distance – 10 km. Penalty round – 500 m.

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.



MORTAR SYSTEM TARGET

Full-sized target (target №8)
In the circle. R-15 m.
Distance -1,000–1,500 m.
Ammo – 5 for each mortar squad.

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
30 SECONDS
For each mistake in obstacle course overcoming.

60 SECONDS
A mistake in the mine field.

1 PENALTY LAP (500 M)
For each miss while firing the mortar system
RESULTS
1. INDIVIDUAL RACE
The winner in the individual classification is chosen by the results of the Individual race. The team (squad) performance is assessed by the time spent to finish the route.

2. RELAY RACE
The winner in the individual classification is chosen by the results of the Relay race. The team (squad) performance is assessed by the time spent to finish the route by two squads.
Competition among mortar crews
ARMYGAMES 2016
Best moments of the Masters of Artillery Fire international contest