Location
Vladivostok, water zone of the Sea of Japan
Location
Baku, Azerbaijan, Caspian Sea water zone
About Sea Cup contest
TEAM
(SEA OF JAPAN – 195 PERSONS)
Combat ship crew – 185 persons
Coaching group – 5 persons
(CASPIAN SEA – 65 PERSONS)
Combat ship crew – 60 persons
Coaching group – 5 persons

STAGES
1. Naval warfare (with artillery firing)
2. Ship damage control
3. Ship crews' skills and search-and-rescue contest


HARDWARE
Sea of Japan
Frigates or corvettes, displacement – up to 4,500 tons
Caspian Sea
Small ships of Caspian Region States, displacement – up to 1,500 tons

CONDITIONS
Before the start of each episode the commanding officer reports on the readiness of the ship and its proper technical condition. If the ship is not ready and the malfunction cannot be removed within 30 min, the ship is not allowed to take part in the episode.
STAGE 1
NAVAL WARFARE (WITH ARTILLERY FIRING)
Each ship maneuvers to occupy the firing position, performs firing and and leaves the area according to the decision of the commander. The area of competitions is equipped with the following: waiting area, start, finish and artillery firing areas (maneuver areas)
EPISODE 1
Artillery firing at a small-sized naval target – the towed naval ship target

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Success of firing, episode performance time.
EPISODE 2
Artillery firing at an air target

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Success of firing, additional criteria – time for tracking the target and commencing the fire, number of volleys to hit the target.
EPISODE 3
Artillery firing at a floating mine (models of floating mines)

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Success of firing, episode
performance time.

TARGETS

TOWED FLOATING TARGET
Number of targets – 1-2
Length – 25 m
Width – 7.1 m
Water draft – 1.5 m
Displacement – 53.5 t
AIR TARGET
Number of targets corresponds
with the number of participants
with reserve (up to 10 pieces).
Diameter – 32.5 cm
Speed of descent – 4.5 m/s
Glowing time – 6 min
FLOATING MINE
Number of targets corresponds
with the number of participants
with reserve (up to 10 pieces).
Diameter – 0.6 m
STAGE 2
SHIP DAMAGE CONTROL
EPISODE 1
Water inflow control on a coastal training complex.
Team of 5 persons act in the training compartment to control water inflow and fix holes and breaches with emergency equipment.
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
Episode performance time (repairing the damages).
EPISODE 2
Contest on usage of rescue equipment. This episode is conducted in the limited water area of the port near the berth. The team consisting of 6 persons puts on APO rescue suits, jump into the water, float 30 m to PSN-10 raft, overturn it, get into the raft and paddle to the finish line.
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
Episode performance time.
STAGE 3
SHIP CREWS SKILLS AND SEARCH-AND-RESCUE CONTEST
EPISODE 1
Assistance to the ship in distress, personnel search and rescue. Start is non-simultaneous. The ship enters the location area of a small-sized drifting ship "in distress". According to the ship commander decision the crew conducts search and rescue of human manikins afloat, boarding of a rescue group to the ship in distress, and fixing of the towing painter, then rescue group returns on board of the ship. Towing of "ship in distress" is conducted at a speed of no more than 8 knots till the finish.
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
Episode performance time.

EPISODE 2
Anchoring and buoy mooring. Start is simultaneous. The ships begin to move from the start point to the designated points of the anchor parking where they carry out anchoring and buoy mooring with the set course.
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
Episode performance time, accuracy of holding the course.
RESULTS
The results are summarized and the winners are defined upon the conclusion of each stage of the Competition. They are put into the rating table and informed to the participants of the Competition. After the third stage of the Competition the results are summarized and the winners are defined. The team which gets the most number of points for the three stages of the Competition becomes winner of the Competition.
AWARDING
Awarding of winners and prize-takers of stages of the Competition is carried out during the awarding ceremony, on the closing day of the Competition. The best team is awarded the cup and medals, those who are on the second and third places are awarded medals.

Competition among warship crews
ARMYGAMES 2016
Best moments of the Sea Cup international contest