MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
At the military-technical forum “Army-2021”, which will take place in August of this year at the “Vostochny” airfield in Ulan-Ude, residents and guests of the city will for the first time be shown the BM-13 “Katyusha” gunless rocket artillery system, which was restored by the military masters of the Eastern military districts.
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 on the airfield site.
Recall that the car was a monument on the Walk of Fame of mechanized equipment during the Great Patriotic War, on the territory of the headquarters of the military association of the Air Defense Forces in the military town of Sosnovy Bor. At the initiative of the unit command, the rocket launcher was removed from the pedestal and delivered to the territory of the technical unit park for restoration work.
After the complete restoration of BM-13, Katyusha took part in the Victory Parade on May 9 on the main square of Ulan-Ude, leading a mechanized convoy along with the legendary T-34 and IS-2 tanks.
In addition to Katyusha, 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 Typhoon armored vehicle , 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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