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Artillery firing at floating mine to be conducted at Sea Cup – 2017 [VIDEO]

04 August 2017 [14:25] - TODAY.AZ
By Azernews

By Rashid Shirinov

The Sea Cup – 2017 international contest, bringing together the Navies of Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran and Kazakhstan, continues in the coastal waters of Baku.

The crews of the ships participating in the contest fulfilled the episode Artillery Firing at an air target on August 3.

Small missile ship Grad Sviyazhsk of the Russian Navy and a missile boat Joshan of the Iranian Naval Forces participating in the competition completed the mission by destroying air targets. Meanwhile, the G-124 guard warship of the Azerbaijan Navy and the rocket and artillery ship Sariarka of the Kazakhstan Naval Forces will carry out tasks on August 5, as technical failures appeared in the targets.

The Sea Cup contest involves ship teams of the Navies of Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran and Kazakhstan. Moreover, representatives of the Armed Forces of Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain will observe the competition.

As many as 300 personnel is involved in the Sea Cup – 2017. The competition includes three stages – artillery firing, ship damage control, ship crew skills and rescue contest.

The Sea Cup is held within the International Army Games – 2017, which started in Russia on July 29. The Games, which are attended by more than 150 teams from 28 countries, will be held in Russia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan and China until August 12.

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