MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
About 70 artillery crews of the Southern Military District (YuVO) held festive fireworks to commemorate Defender of the Fatherland Day in 10 cities of southern Russia simultaneously.
Artillerymen of the Southern Military District fired volleys from guns and self-propelled launchers in the hero cities of Volgograd, Kerch, Novorossiysk, Sevastopol, as well as in the cities of Kaspiysk, Vladikavkaz, Rostov-on-Don, Novocherkassk, Simferopol, and Stavropol.
During the salutes, about 80 pieces of guns of various types were involved, including the 122-mm D-30 howitzers, the 76-mm ZiS-3 divisional guns, as well as the 2A30, 2A35, 2A85 salute launchers.
In Kaspiysk, artillery salvos were fired from the ships of the Navy from 105-mm and 125-mm launching fireworks “Raduga” complexes.
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