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Artillerymen of the 2nd Combined Arms Army of the Central Military District (CVD) will fire salute in the center of Samara in honor of Defender of the Fatherland Day.

The festive performance will take place on the Volga River embankment on the evening of 23 February. 800 fireworks will be fired into the sky from 2A85 fireworks launchers. Sound will be provided by 122 mm D-30 howitzers.

The first training session in preparation for the fireworks will take place on February 19 at the Roshchinsky training ground. The gunners will work out the procedure for firing shots from guns and launches from fireworks installations.

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