Iranian Commandos in Russia to Take Part in Int’l War Games 2016 (+Photos)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A number of prominent commandos of the Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) are in Russia to participate in the upcoming International Army Games 2016.
Seven military teams from Iran’s Armed Forces have been dispatched to Russia to participate in the annual event scheduled to be held on August 1-14.
The teams will compete in various categories, including Sniper Frontier, Tank Biathlon, Suvorov Attack, Elbrus Ring, Airborne Platoon, Seaborne Assault, and Depth.
Military representatives from 17 countries, including Iran, Russia, China, Egypt, Venezuela, Belarus, and Kazakhstan will take part in the contest scheduled to be held in southwestern Russia.
During the International Army Games 2016, competitions will be held among military specialists and commandoes from more than 20 countries in 23 contests, according to the official website of the games.