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Flag of Sport Committee of Fraternal Armies - red field with logo.
Sport Committee of Fraternal Armies [or Sport Committee of Friendly Armies] (SKDA) - sport organization existed from 1958 till 1980s.
Members - armies of Warsaw treaty countries and several countries from Africa and Asia (USSR, Czechoslovakia, Albania, German DR, Poland, Yugoslavia, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Yemen, China, Vietnam, Mongolia, Angola, Somali, Afghanistan etc.)
They organized several championships for military sport:
1958 - I Spartakiade - Leipzig, Germany
1969 - II Spartakiade - Kiev, USSR
1973 - III Spartakiade - Czech.SSR
1977 - IV Spartakiade - Cuba
1981 - V Spartakiade - Hungary
1985 - VI Spartakiade - Poland
and "small" Spartakiades in winter.
Photo: from winter spartakiade 1983. Oberhof. Germany
Video - https://www.net-film.ru/film-14112
Victor Lomantsov, 3 July 2017