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The consolidated crews of the salute divisions of the Southern Military District (YuVO), deployed in ten cities in southern Russia, have completed training in the festive fireworks in honor of the 76th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War.

During the rehearsal, the gunners worked out the procedure for firing shots from artillery pieces and fireworks.

60 artillery pieces involved in the organization of the festive event, on May 9 at 22:00, will fire 30 gun salvos at intervals of 30 seconds, the burst of fireworks charges will be carried out at an altitude of 250-300 m.

For the production of artillery salvos in the military garrisons, 122-mm D-30 howitzers and 76 mm ZIS-3 guns are used. At the same time, the artillerymen of the Southern Military District will use more than 20 launching fireworks complexes 2A85 and 2A30.

Festive fireworks will take place in the hero cities of Volgograd, Sevastopol, Kerch, Novorossiysk, as well as in Rostov-on-Don, Vladikavkaz, Stavropol, Novocherkassk, Kaspiysk and Simferopol.

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