MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Servicemen of the repair and restoration units of the auto-armored service of the Southern Military District (YuVO) have completed the preparation of historical and modern military equipment for the Victory Parade in Novocherkassk.
In the places where the mechanized convoy was deployed, field stations for refueling, washing and painting equipment were deployed, 100% of cars and combat vehicles were painted.
The mechanized convoy of the Victory Day parade in Novocherkassk will involve about 50 pieces of equipment. The column will be headed by the legendary T-34 tank, the BM-13 Katyusha rocket artillery combat vehicle, ZIL-157 and ZIS vehicles. There will also be presented modern armored vehicles “Lynx” and “Tiger”, tanks T-72B3, infantry fighting vehicles BMP-3, armored personnel carriers BTR-82A with a portable anti-aircraft missile system “Igla”, vehicles “Ural” and KamAZ with mortars “Sani”, D-30 and Msta-B howitzers, Grad-M multiple launch rocket systems, Pantsir-S anti-aircraft missile and cannon systems, S-300 Favorit anti-aircraft missile systems.
In total, 10 military parades will be held on the territory of the district in the hero cities of Volgograd, Kerch, Novorossiysk and Sevastopol, as well as in the cities of deployment of the headquarters of the military district associations – Rostov-on-Don, Novocherkassk, Stavropol, Vladikavkaz, Simferopol and Kaspiysk.
The mechanized columns in 10 cities employ about 500 units of modern and historical equipment.
In preparation for the Victory Day celebrations, a complex of sanitary and anti-epidemic measures is being implemented to prevent the introduction and spread of infectious diseases. The forces of the radiation, chemical and biological protection units of the Southern Military District carry out regular preventive disinfection of the reception and placement areas of the parade crews. All military personnel participating in the parade were vaccinated against the new coronavirus infection with the Russian drug Gam-COVID-Vac (Sputnik-V).
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