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On the eve of the Day of the Russian Navy, which is traditionally celebrated on the last Sunday of July, a new multimedia sectiondedicated to the upcoming fifth Main Naval Parade.

Visitors to the Internet portal of the military department will be able to familiarize themselves with the concept and features of the parade on the Neva and on the Kronstadt roadstead, ship building schemes and features of the air component of the solemn event.

In total, more than 50 ships, boats and submarines will be involved in the naval holiday on July 25 in St. Petersburg, including the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov, the frigate Admiral of the Fleet Kasatonov, the Stoyky corvette, nuclear-powered submarine missile cruisers Knyaz Vladimir “and” Oryol “, large landing ships” Minsk “and” Petr Morgunov “. The ships of the Indian, Pakistani and Iranian navies will also be involved in the parade. The historical part of the ceremony will be headed by the 54-gun battleship “Poltava”, recreated at the historic shipyard.

More than 40 aircraft units will fly over the city in a parade formation. Among them are fighters Su-33, Su-27, MiG-29, front-line bombers Su-24, attack aircraft Su-25, anti-submarine aircraft
Tu-142 and Il-38, Be-12 amphibious aircraft, pairs of Su-33 carrier-based fighters, as well as Mi-8, Ka-31R, Ka-29 and Ka-27M helicopters.

In addition, a new section on the website of the Russian Ministry of Defense will provide information in a convenient infographic form on the holding of naval parades on July 25 at the Russian naval bases – Baltiysk, Vladivostok, Kaspiysk, Severomorsk and Sevastopol.

Of particular interest to Internet users will also be the information presented in this section on the tactical and technical characteristics of equipment, including the historical one involved in the Main Naval Parade.

The section is presented in Russian and English and is optimized for easy access from mobile devices.

The main naval parade will take place in St. Petersburg on Navy Day, July 25, the 325th anniversary of the Russian fleet. Also, naval parades will be held in Severomorsk, Baltiysk, Sevastopol, Kaspiysk, Vladivostok and Tartus (Syria). In total, up to 200 warships of various classes, about 80 aircraft, more than 100 units of military equipment, up to 15 thousand military and civilian personnel will participate in the parades.

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