MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Tonight in Yekaterinburg, on 1905 Square, the first joint training of parade teams and a mechanized column of garrison troops will take place.
About 20 parade units will march across the main square of the Ural capital: the calculations of the headquarters and aviation association of the Central Military District (CVO), boxes of servicemen of motorized rifle, railway formations and the only parade crew of the military police beyond the Urals. Also, the employees of the Federal Service of Execution and Punishment, cadets of the Ural Institute of State Fire Service will be marching. The combined orchestra of the Yekaterinburg garrison will perform about 30 counter and parade marches.
More than 100 units of modern and historical military equipment of the Central Military District will pass in the parade line. The T-34 tank will lead the mechanized column. Also, historical equipment will be presented by armored vehicles BA-64, armored personnel carriers BTR-152, BTR-40, front-line GAZ AA “lorry”, military motorcycles MV-650.
Subsequent mechanized parade crews will be represented by modern technology. Each group of this column will be led by an armored car “Tiger”. Thus, samples of modern complexes of communications troops, air defense, electronic warfare, radio engineering troops, engineering-sapper units and fuel services will pass through the paving stones of the 1905 square. Parade groups of artillery and missile forces will be represented by Msta-S self-propelled artillery mounts, Iskander-M operational-tactical missile systems and MT-12 Rapier towed anti-tank guns, as well as BM-21 Grad multiple launch rocket systems …
For the first time, the parade will show the BMPT-2 Terminator tank support combat vehicles, the Buk-M3 medium-range anti-aircraft missile systems and the P230T armored complex communications equipment based on the Tiger armored vehicles, which are in service with the Central Military District’s formations and military units.
The commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, said that three parades will be held on the territory of the Central Military District on May 9: in Yekaterinburg, Samara and Novosibirsk.
In total, about 2.5 thousand people will be involved in the military parade in Yekaterinburg, including about 1.5 thousand from the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, about 130 units of military equipment and over 10 aircraft.
The first joint night training of parade crews and a mechanized column of modern and historical equipment of the Central Military District will take place on April 26 at 1905 Square in Yekaterinburg, beginning at 22:00. Gathering of media representatives at 21:30 from the street. Uritsky. The pass will be carried out according to the accreditation list agreed with the press service of the Central Military District.
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