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International Army Games 2016

T-72 tanks, operated by crews from Kuwait (front) and Nicaragua, drive during the Tank Biathlon competition, part of the International Army Games 2016, at a range in the settlement of Alabino outside Moscow, Russia, August 2, 2016. © Maxim Shemetov

The International Army Games 2016 is a military competition outside Moscow, with more than 3,000 military personnel from 20 different countries.

The countries are showing off their military hardware and prowess in a series of Olympic-style competitions in both Russia and Kazakhstan, which began with a tank biathalon.

The Games include 23 field, air and marine-based events and feature 121 teams from Russia and 19 other countries.

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