Zimbabwean scouts explained the failure in the Siberian forest at army
NOVOSIBIRSK, 1 Jul — RIA Novosti. Team Zimbabwe, ranked last in the first stage of the contest of military intelligence within the international Army games in Novosibirsk, faced with the difficulties of a forced March, team members explained that in their country such forests not reported in the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.
In addition to the Zimbabwe team, the competition involves military from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, China, Russia and Uzbekistan. In the first stage, including dropping from a helicopter, March and the ambush with the capture of the imaginary enemy, lead the Russians.
“The most difficult stage for the team is scouting in the woods, as in Zimbabwe, these forests no. Thanks to the contest team has a unique opportunity to gain experience in orienteering in the forest area”, — reported in Department.
However, said the Ministry of defense, the scouts of Zimbabwe are not going to give up: they intend to catch up at the next stages.
According to a senior command major Justin Zhou, the military was preparing for the competition at home for four months. He also explained that the team of Zimbabwe has prepared as a surprise special performance, which will present at the closing ceremony of the competition. Details scouts so far kept secret.
The contest will run until August 10. During the competition, the scouts will determine the best shooting, the obstacle course “Trail scout” and other disciplines.