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Wartime vehicles took part in the Victory parades in the Far East

09.05.2021 118 просмотров

Military personnel of the Armed Forces of Mongolia also became participants in the parade in Ulan-Ude for the first time.


The legendary Katyushas, IS-2 and T-34 tanks, and the SU-100 anti-tank artillery unit from the Great Patriotic War took part in the Victory parades in the cities of the Far East - in Ulan-Ude and Chita. This was reported to TASS on Sunday in the press service of the Eastern Military District (VVO).

“In Ulan-Ude, a column of military equipment at the parade dedicated to the 76th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War was headed by three historical vehicles at once : for the first time, the Soviet heavy tank IS-2 "Joseph Stalin" restored by mechanics and the barrelless rocket artillery system BM-13, better known as "Katyusha", drove through the main square of Ulan-Ude. Also, for the second year in a row, the legendary T-34 tank, which took part in the hostilities during the liberation of Smolensk, Minsk and the countries of Europe, drove through the capital of Buryatia as part of a mechanized column.

In Chita, the military parade also the equipment of the times of the war participated - the T-34 tank and the SU-100 anti-tank artillery installation. In addition, in the capital of Transbaikalia, the crews of military and special equipment, which are in service with the military units of the Air Defense Forces, passed in the convoy: launchers of the Iskander-M missile system, the S-300 Favorit anti-aircraft missile system, the latest Tigr-M armored vehicles and "Typhoon" of the special forces unit.

For the first time in Ulan-Ude, servicemen of the Armed Forces of Mongolia took part in the military parade. From the first days of the Great Patriotic War, the neighboring state provided assistance to the Soviet people in the fight against fascism: more than half a million selected horses, about 500 thousand tons of meat, cash, as well as a large number of sets of military uniforms, warm clothes and other material help. “In total, on May 9, about 1.5 thousand people from the Air Defense Forces, law enforcement agencies, military-patriotic institutions and more than 50 pieces of military equipment took part in the parade of the troops of the Ulan-Ude garrison in the capital of the Republic of Buryatia,” the press service added.< br>
The military parades in Ulan-Ude and Chita ended with the aviation unit. Heavy highly maneuverable multi-role fighters of the 4++ generation Su-30-SM, Su-25 Grach attack fighters, Mi-24 helicopters of army aviation flew in the sky.

May 9 in the Far East
Without any restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, military parades took place in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Khabarovsk, Vladivostok. In Blagoveshchensk, a solemn passage of the troops of the Blagoveshchensk garrison took place, 45 crews took part in it - more than 2.3 thousand people. In the capital of the Sakhalin region, a banner group carried out an exact copy of the banner of victory, hoisted on the Reichstag in May 1945, in total, about 1 thousand people and 38 units of military and special equipment participated in the main military parade in honor of the 76th anniversary of the Victory.

> More than 1,000 people marched in the parade in the city of military glory Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, including cadets of the military training center at the Kamchatka State Technical University, parade units of the Yunarmiya military-patriotic movement and cadet classes.

More than 3.6 thousand people took part in the Victory Parade in the city of military glory Khabarovsk. Bad weather, strong wind and rain did not interfere with the aviation group: the world's largest commercially produced Mi-26 transport helicopter, Mi-8AMTSh transport and attack helicopters and Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopters flew by. For the first time during the parade, military equipment in arctic colors was shown - T-80BVM tanks, Aleut swamp vehicles and a few more samples. In total, 160 pieces of equipment were involved in the convoy.

In Vladivostok, the latest upgrade BMP-3, which has recently entered service with the Marine Corps of the Pacific Fleet, was included in the convoy. More than 1,200 servicemen of the Pacific Fleet took part in the parade.

In the evening, residents and guests of the cities of the Far East will enjoy fireworks.

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