Indian Army wins Scout Masters Competition 2019

                   
  Indian Army wins Scout Masters Competition 2019

An Indian Army team on 15 Aug 2019 secured first position in the fifth International Army Scouts Masters Competition held at Jaisalmer Military station under the aegis of Indian Army's Southern Command. The competition took place from August 5 to August 16.
A total of eight Army teams participated from different countries including Armenia, Belarus, China, Kazakhstan, India, Russia, Sudan, and Uzbekistan competed in five stages of the competition with Uzbekistan securing the second position, followed by Russia on third and China at fourth place.
The Indian Army's official twitter handle , the ADG-PI informed of India's commendable victory, with Indian Army participating for the first time in the competition.
The Indian Army team was selected and trained for 10 rigorous months under the aegis of Southern Command. The five stages of the competition were infiltration and ambush, scout specialist course, small arms firing, scout trail obstacle, flotation and exfiltration. This competition is a part of International Army games directed by Russia which is designed to forge strong ties with friendly foreign countries and enhance team spirit.  The fifth edition of these games were hosted by India for the first time.

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