2 Russian Airborne Troops Ride Dog Sledges in Extreme North

Russian Airborne Troops Ride Dog Sledges in Extreme North

Posted on April 16, 2015 by team


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Russian airborne troops had a drill in the Arctic using dogs and skis. They are training to travel up to 80 km daily by dog sleds, calling a 15 minutes halt every hour. The weight of the loaded dog-sledge exceeded 200 kg. All the dogs weighed at least twenty-five kilograms.

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Ready to travel the arctic route on skis. The wind speed is 15-18 m/sec.

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2 Responses to “Russian Airborne Troops Ride Dog Sledges in Extreme North”

  1. Froggy says:

    Top photos especially the last one crouching & taking aim with the SVD .

  2. mark says:

    The First page, 3rd image…

    There are
    “Alain” & “ed brown”
    Barking about Russia and Pulling some Sledges :)

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