About 200 military diplomats to attend Army Games closing ceremony near Moscow

Postado Agosto 14, 2017

About 200 military attaches and almost 300 foreign observers are expected to attend the final of the global Tank Biathlon contest and the closing ceremony of the large-scale annual worldwide Army Games 2017 in Moscow Region's Alabino training area, according a spokesperson for the Army Games press center.

The Indian team was among the top in an earlier round of the competition and was expected to take the lead in the later rounds.

India was among 19 countries, including China, which participated in the high profile event.

Russian Federation and Kazakhstan participated with T-72B3 tanks, Belarus with a modernised T-72, and China with the home-grown Type 96B.

While India has been participating in the competition for three years now, this was the first time India was using its T-90 tanks to compete in the Biathlon.

This comes as a sad news for India as the country has topped the chart in their previous round. Available on Android and IOS. While Russia and Kazakhstan are participating in the competition with their T-72B3 tanks, Belarus is showcasing its T-72 all while China is riding its indigenous Type 96B.

The competition is an worldwide event conducted as part of the global Army Games held every year since 2013 at Alabino Ranges in Russia with other events in this 28 round meet is held in Russia, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and China.