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New competition week of Sea Cup - 2017 kicks off

07 August 2017 [16:47] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Rashid Shirinov

The new competition week starts in the Sea Cup - 2017 international contest, where the Navies of Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran and Kazakhstan compete in different episodes in the coastal waters of Baku.

To fulfill the episode No.4 "Water inflow control on a coastal training complex", Kazakhstan will start the first, Russia - the second, Iran - the third and Azerbaijan - the fourth on August 7.

Tomorrow, military sailors will fulfill the episode Contest on usage of rescue equipment.

During the next stage of the contest, ship crews are expected to compete in maritime training.

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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