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Last episode of Sea Cup - 2017 completed in Baku

10 August 2017 [13:50] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Rashid Shirinov

The crews of the warships of Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran and Kazakhstan participating in the Sea Cup - 2017 international contest have completed all episodes of the contest.

The military sailors competed in anchoring and buoy mooring within the framework of the competition on August 9, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported.

Based on the decision of the international judging panel, the first place was given to the military seamen of Azerbaijan for the best time to fulfill the episode - 14 minutes and 26 seconds.

The rest of the places were distributed as follows: the Iranian team became the second, the third place was awarded to Kazakhstan, and the Russian military seamen became the fourth.

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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