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Military engineers of the motorized rifle unit of the Southern Military District (YuVO) completed more than 50% of the work on equipping the sites of the Army-2021 International Military-Technical Forum in the Volgograd Region.

Engineers of the Southern Military District, with the help of a special road grader, organized an exit to the sites from the road, and also laid more than 400 reinforced concrete slabs.

Truck cranes are used to lay seven-ton slabs, and KamAZ trucks are used to deliver them. Every day, servicemen carry out the transportation and laying of more than 40 reinforced concrete slabs. In total, about 100 servicemen of the Southern Military District were involved in engineering work, more than 30 units of military equipment were involved.

The events of the International Military-Technical Forum in the Volgograd Region will be held from 26 to 28 August.

The static display will feature 37 units of combat and special equipment. The guests of the forum will see the latest advanced weapons and military equipment of the Southern Military District, including the T-90A tank, the Msta-S 152-mm self-propelled howitzer, third-generation infantry fighting vehicles, the Tornado-G multiple launch rocket system, and the anti-aircraft missile-gun complex “Tunguska-M1”, heavy flame-throwing system “Buratino”, armored vehicles “Tiger”, armored personnel carriers BTR-82A and others. There will also be presented 47 units of small arms and melee weapons.

The dynamic demonstration program will present 13 episodes of subunit combat actions, including the actions of a special forces group in Typhoon and Tiger vehicles, a demonstration of the combat capabilities of a motorized rifle platoon, military police actions, a demonstration of the fire capabilities of the BMP-3 (Flying BMP), capabilities of the T-90 tank (“Flying Tank”), “Tank Waltz”, demonstration of the firing capabilities of the BMP-3, demonstration of the capabilities of the MTU-72, demonstration of the technical capabilities of the BREM-L.

In total, on the territory of the district and foreign military bases of the Southern Military District, the forum will be held in 18 regions. Events are scheduled from 26 to 28 August 2021. The formations and military units of the Southern Military District are preparing to use about 300 units of modern military and special equipment, 20 ships and vessels, about 70 aircraft and helicopters of the Air Force and Air Defense Association of the Southern Military District, as well as the naval aviation of the Black Sea Fleet.

The International Military-Technical Forum “Army-2021” is held with the aim of innovative development of the military-industrial complex of the Russian Federation, the introduction of advanced developments and technologies in the interests of the Russian Ministry of Defense, and stimulation of the activities of young promising specialists in research organizations.

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