PANO - Despite harsh weather conditions, the competition for artillery batteries in the whole military in 2022 took place excitingly at Military Training Center No.2 in Tay Son district, Binh Dinh province.

Each participating team comprised five members, including battery’s head, a driver, and three gunners. They were tasked to complete a 5km race; performed shooting skills by using 100mm mortars, SPG-9 anti-tank grenade launcher, RPG-7 anti-tank grenade launcher, and AK submachine gun; cross obstacle courses, including hills, plank bridges, and minefields, among others.

The organizing panel evaluated that participating teams mastered their skills, proficiently used weapons and equipment, and well applied acquired knowledge to reality.

This was the first time that the competition has been held for all artillery units in the whole military to select the best competitors to join the upcoming International Army Games.

Below are photos of the event. 

Translated by Tran Hoai