Georgian, foreign servicemembers complete Basic Mountain Training Summer Course

  • Courses in river and obstacle crossing and rock climbing were also included, with the troops completing the programme with a complex test and a physical trial, the Ministry said. Photo: Ministry of Defence.

Agenda.ge, 26 Jun 2022 - 13:02, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian and foreign servicemembers completed a joint course for mountain training in the country's west on Sunday, the Defence Ministry has announced.

The three-week course at western Georgia’s Sachkhere Mountain Training School involved troops from the United States, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania and Armenia alongside their Georgian counterparts. 

The participants trained in regulations and use of mountain equipment, as well as collective survival and evacuation skills.

Courses in river and obstacle crossing and rock climbing were also included, with the troops completing the programme with a complex test and a physical trial, the Ministry said. 

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