KUNMING, August 30 (ChinaMil) -- The Second International Jungle Patrol Competition wrapped up in Brazil on Aug. 26. The Chinese team won the first places in seven single games and one comprehensive game, and obtained a total score of 2,850 points, securing the top position among 17 participating teams.
The team of the Chinese PLA soldiers returned on August 29, arriving at the Changshui International Airport in Kunming, southwest China’s Yunnan Province.
Hosted by the Brazilian Army, the competition was held at the Manaus jungle operation training center in the Amazon state of Brazil from August 15 to 26. More than 10 teams from countries including Canada, Mexico, Venezuela and Columbia participated in the competition.
This year's competition consisted of 17 single games and 2 comprehensive games, which had a total score of 3,400 points. All these games were arranged by the Ministry of Defense of Brazil in the jungle operation mode.
The games were set in actual combat environment with high risks and long lasting time, and posed challenges to the physical strength, military skills and intelligence of the participating soldiers.
All members of the Chinese team are from the 14th Group Army of the PLA Army. During the competition, the members of the Chinese team cooperated with each other and demonstrated their excellent skills.
The Chinese team won top places in seven single games, including indoor team shooting, block combat of patrol team, shooting with multiple weapons at jungle open space, annihilation operation in jungle and fast-roping from helicopters for ground battle, and a comprehensive game of waterborne patrol.
The Chinese team’s strict discipline, excellent military accomplishments and superb skills won acclaim from the competition organizer and other participating teams.
“The Chinese team’s excellent performance at the competition showcases its first-class military accomplishments,” said the competition organizer.