Second planning conference with participation of Army Games 2020 co-organizers states representatives and diplomatic corp took place in Congress-exhibition center park «Patriot» chaired by the Chief of Main Department of Combat Training of Russian Armed Forces Colonel - General Ivan Buvaltsev.
The event was held via videoconference.
The representatives of military departments of Azerbaijan Republic, Republic Armenia, Republic of Belarus, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Republic of India, the Republic of Kazakhstan, people's Republic of China, Mongolia and the Republic of Uzbekistan on the territory of which will be held contests of Army Games 2020 attended the conference remotely .
Military attaches of foreign States, representatives of States co-organizers were briefed at the conference about the locations of the practical stages of the competitions in the course of Army Games 2020, admittance conditions for foreign teams, logistical, household, health care, order of border crossing by trains with military and special equipment. The organizers of the competitions announced proposals to introduce a number of innovations in the order of competitions «Tank biathlon», «Open water», «Military rally», «Masters of armored vehicles», «Airborne platoon» and a number of other competitions.
Also as part of the planning conference, the session of Army Games for international organizational committee for Army Games preparation took place, in which participants and organizers discussed a number of organizational issues associated with the Provisions of refereeing, the work and composition of the Main Judicial Panel, the distribution of competitions between the countries, organization of information support.
The Army International Games 2020 will be held between August 23 and September 5. 31 international competitions are planned to be held during the Games.
To date, 11 States are ready to hold Army Games-2020 contests: Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Armenia, Republic of Belarus, Islamic Republic of Iran, Republic of India, Republic of Kazakhstan, people's Republic of China, Russian Federation, Mongolia and Republic of Uzbekistan, Democratic socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
On the territory of China, it is planned to hold 5 competitions «Suvorov Attack», «Seaborne Assault», «Gunsmith Master», «Clear sky», «Aviadarts». Three competitions «Masters of artillery fire», «Confident reception», «Falconry» will be held on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The «Warrior of the Commonwealth» contest will be held in Armenia. The Republic of Belarus will host the competitions «Sniper Frontier» and «Polar Star». Iran has expressed a desire to hold a «Depth» competition. The Republic of Azerbaijan is going to host the «Sea Cup» international competition. Scout units will be received by India for the competition - «Army Scout Masters». Mongolia and Uzbekistan will hold competitions for the second year in a row – «Equestrian Marathon» and «Military medical relay», respectively. For the first time, the «Field kitchen» competition is planned to be held in the Republic of Sri Lanka. The remaining 14 contests will be held on the territory of the Russian Federation.
Currently, the Organizing Committee has already received confirmation of participation in the Army International Games -2020 from 28 countries, which are ready to present 196 teams.
Source - MoD