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In Severodvinsk military garrison held a solemn event dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the formation of the order of the red Star anti-aircraft missile regiment of the Northern fleet. In addition to personnel they was attended by the commander of the 1st division of the air defense of the Northern fleet General-major Sergey Moskvichev, veterans, yunarmeytsy and family members of the soldiers of the regiment.

In honor of the anniversary of the regiment passed the building with the removal of the Battle flag, the awarding of the distinguished military and the passage of a solemn March of the personnel of the regiment. There was an exhibition of weapons and military equipment, as well as a tour.

Air defense regiment was formed in January 1950 in accordance with the order of the Minister of defence of the USSR Armed Forces in the town of Molotovsk (now Severodvinsk) for air cover important military and industrial objects and forces of the white sea naval base, Northern fleet.

The staff part was mastered anti-aircraft artillery: COP of 19.52 To

February 23, 1980, the first part in the air defense forces of the country on combat duty anti-aircraft missile system s-300.

Between 1999 and 2015, the personnel of the regiment have successfully carried out live firing on the s-300 at the state Ashuluk range.

In 2017 anti-aircraft missile regiment has taken up combat duty on the new s-400 “Triumph”.

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