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At the military-technical forum “Army-2021”, which will take place in August this year at the Vostochny airfield in Ulan-Ude, residents and guests of the city will for the first time show the legendary IS-2 “Joseph Stalin” tank, restored by the military masters of the Eastern Military District.

The servicemen will start the engine and, as part of the crew, demonstrate the driving abilities of a combat vehicle during the Great Patriotic War, having driven at the airfield.

The heavy tank of the Great Patriotic War “Joseph Stalin” (IS-2) was removed from the pedestal in the village of Sosnovy Bor (Republic of Buryatia), in record time the best military masters of the separate repair and restoration battalion of the Air Defense Forces managed to restore it and put it on the move. For the first time, he took part in the Victory Parade on the Square of the Soviets on May 9 in Ulan-Ude.

The IS-2 is already the second restored tank from the Second World War in the Republic of Buryatia. The first legendary T-34 tank was restored by the military masters of the repair battalion for the 75th anniversary of Victory in 2019, he led a mechanized convoy of equipment at a military parade in Ulan-Ude.

In addition to the IS-2 tank, guests of the forum at the site of weapons and military equipment will be able to see modern equipment in service in the formations and military units of the Air Defense Forces, in particular, the Iskander-M operational-tactical complex, the T-72-B3 tank, the latest armored car “Typhoon”, radio interference station “Rtut-BM”, anti-aircraft missile systems “TOR-M-2U”, “Buk-M2”, multiple launch rocket system “Tornado-G”, armored vehicles “Lynx”, “Tiger-M” , self-propelled artillery installation “Msta-S”.

On an area of ​​over 10 thousand square meters. meters along with exhibitions of advanced weapons, a wide cultural and entertainment program will be deployed.

Forum events will be organized with the aim of demonstrating the capabilities of modern technology currently in service, as well as popularizing service in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. At the same time, the command of the association will take all the necessary measures to prevent the spread and prophylaxis of a viral infection.

For the safety of spectators, patrols by the military police will be organized on the sites, and the areas where the drawing of dynamic episodes is planned will be cordoned off.

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