Tank Biathlon Steals the Show at 2017 Army Games in Russia (VIDEO)

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(updated 12:11 08.08.2017)

The tank biathlon contest resumes as part of the 2017 International Army Games on Tuesday in the Moscow Region.

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Tank Biathlon Steals the Show at 2017 Army Games (VIDEO)

In the 15-day-long Tank Biathlon contest, tank crews from 19 countries are competing to determine which team is best at overcoming obstacles and firing at targets accurately during a race.

The semi-finals are scheduled to take place on August 8-10 and the final race is set to be held on August 12, where the four teams with the best results will participate.

The International Army Games, an annual military competition held since 2015 at the initiative of the Russian defense minister, will be held on the territory of Russia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan and China.

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