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In the military parade in Samara, dedicated to the 76th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, the S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems (SAM) of the air defense unit of the Central Military District will be used for the first time.

The systems entered service with the compound in December last year, and on January 31, 2021, they took up combat duty to defend the airspace of the Volga region.

The rearmament made it possible to increase the combat capabilities of the anti-aircraft missile regiment by 1.7 times. A distinctive feature of the system is an increased engagement zone, within which all existing and prospective air attack weapons are being destroyed.

The transfer of equipment to service and the first combat launch were carried out at the Kapustin Yar training ground in the Astrakhan region.

The S-400 “Triumph” air defense system is designed for highly effective destruction of strategic and tactical aircraft, ballistic missiles, hypersonic targets and other air attack weapons in conditions of electronic and other types of countermeasures. The system is capable of striking aerodynamic and ballistic targets.

Also, four T-72B3 tanks, two launchers and two transport-loading vehicles of the Iskander-M operational-tactical missile system, as well as BMP-2M infantry fighting vehicles, and self-propelled howitzers were brought to Samara to participate in the parade from the Orenburg region. Msta-S “, multiple launch rocket systems” Uragan “and other equipment.

On Victory Day, armored vehicles “Tiger-SPN”, armored personnel carriers BTR-82A, UAZ “Patriot” pickups, multiple launch rocket systems “Tornado-G” will also be presented in the parade line. In total, viewers will be able to see over 60 pieces of military equipment.

In preparation for the parade, a complex of sanitary and anti-epidemiological measures was planned to prevent the introduction and spread of infectious diseases. Units of radiation, chemical and biological protection will disinfect vehicles intended for the transport of personnel, living quarters, all participants in the training will be closely monitored by military doctors.

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