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2018 International Army Games

Russian soldiers during the Open Water contest between pontoon bridge units at the 2018 International Army Games on the Oka River, Vladimir Region, Russia, Aug. 3, 2018. (Photo: Sergei Bobylev/TASS via Getty Images)

International Army Games 2018

The International Army Games 2018 are held from July 28 to Aug. 11 in seven different countries; 189 teams from 32 nations are taking part. Soldiers participate in a variety of contests including Open Water, Sniper Frontier, Seaborne Assault, Army Scout Masters all-army competition, Safe Route Race, Clear Sky Race for air-defense missile units and Tank Biathlon. Russia, China, Syria, Iran, Myanmar, Vietnam, Sudan, Zimbabwe and Venezuela are among the participating counties.

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