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The artillerymen of the Eastern Military District (VVO), as part of the combined salute division, will fire salute in honor of the “Defender of the Fatherland Day” in the capital of the Trans-Baikal Territory.

The solemn event will take place on February 23 at 21.00 local time on the territory of the “Memorial of Labor and Military Glory of the Trans-Baikal People”.

The crews will release about 300 Vega and Assol fireworks from 2A30 installations into the sky over Chita. Sound accompaniment will be provided by 152-mm howitzers 2A65 “Msta-B”. A total of 30 volleys will be fired.

The artillery unit of the district training center, as well as the calculations of the artillery formation of the Air Defense Forces, will be involved in ensuring the salute.

More than 50 military personnel will take part in the event, about 20 units of military equipment and artillery installations will be involved.

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