Uzbek servicemen win silver at the Cambrian Patrol international competition
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) - In the period from 29 September to 17 October, a group of military personnel of the Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan took part in the international competitions among intelligence units "Cambrian Patrol", which took place in the British city of Bracon.
Cambrian Patrol is considered one of the most difficult and prestigious competitions among the military, which can be compared with the selection of special forces.
About 103 teams from 18 countries of the world took part in international competitions. In particular, teams of scouts and special forces of Great Britain, Uzbekistan, Kosovo, Greece, Ireland, Germany, Latvia, France, Ghana, Italy, India, Poland, USA, Denmark, Indonesia, Switzerland, Lithuania, the Netherlands competed in the competition.
The active phase of the competition began on 14 October. The route of the competition, which consisted of different levels of difficult conditions at a distance of 90 km, several combat missions were performed every 8-10 km.
During the march, the teams, using weapons of mass destruction, passed the charged terrain at a distance of 3 km and fulfilled the conditions for passing through mountain and water obstacles, collecting intelligence information, providing first aid, freeing hostages in a seized building and organizing ambushes in difficult mountainous terrain, and also interrogation of prisoners of war.
In addition, the teams received 8 unexpected "test surprises" (identification of the type of weapons and military equipment of foreign countries, artillery fire using modeling and simulation tools, compliance with military topography and communications standards, passing test tests in accordance with the Geneva Convention, drawing up reports on intelligence, a report on the measures taken and on the readiness to perform the following tasks) to complete the assigned tasks.
The team of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Uzbekistan covered a 90 km distance, consisting of various difficult conditions, in 37 hours.
According to the results of the international competition, the first place and gold medals were won by the hosts of the competition - military personnel from Great Britain, the second place and silver medals were won by the team of the Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan, ahead of teams from Germany, France, Italy, India and the United States. The third place and bronze medals were won by the US team.