A military parade dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic war was held in Volgograd
A military parade dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic war was held on the square of Fallen fighters in Volgograd.
The parade was attended by over a thousand people, including soldiers of Volgograd and Kamyshin garrison of the Southern Military District (SMD), the crew of the federal penitentiary service for the Volgograd region, the crew of National guard, the crew of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in Volgograd region, the crew of the Volgograd branch of the Don Cossack army.
Participants of the foot columns were dressed in modern sets of military equipment "Ratnik" with modernized AK-74M assault rifles, the latest AK-12, as well as in the uniforms of infantrymen, pilots, and sailors of the Great Patriotic war.
Also in the parade were banner group with the State flag of the Russian Federation, copies of the Victory banner and the banner of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, the honor guard dressed the uniforms of three types of the Armed Forces.
On the main square of the city, as part of a mechanized column, there were multiple rocket launchers "Tornado-G", T-90 tanks, the latest infantry fighting vehicles BMP-3, self-propelled howitzers "Msta-S", "Hosta", anti-aircraft missile system "Tor-M2", "Strela-10", anti-tank complex "Sturm-S", repair and evacuation vehicle "REM-KL", UAZ "Patriot", the legendary tank of the war T-34, as well as historical equipment: cars "Willis", GAZ-69, ZIS-5, motorcycle M-72. In total, more than 40 units of modern combat, special and retro equipment are involved in the parade.
In addition, the air part of the parade involved the crews of Mi-8AMTSH, Mi-28N, Mi-35 combat helicopters and Su-24M, Su-25, Su-27 and Su-34 aircraft, which performed maneuvers at altitudes from 100 to 300 m at speeds from 250 to 600 km/h.
More than 50 military personnel of the Volgograd garrison SMD orchestra performed marches of the Great Patriotic war.