Czech artillery regiment wins 2024 Winter Survival games

Soldiers from the 13th Artillery Regiment in Jince, in the Příbram region, won this year's Winter Survival games, held this week in the Jeseníky Mountains. They came top of 19 teams of professional soldiers, military police and mountain rescuers from Czechia and other states, who took part in the endurance competition simulating military patrol and rescue operations in unknown and difficult terrain. The four-day competition includes disciplines such as mountaineering, downhill and cross-country skiing, avalanche rescue and first aid and two nights spent out in the open.