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On July 22, the dress rehearsal of the 5th Main Naval Parade took place in the waters of the Neva (St. Petersburg), in the Gulf of Finland and Kronstadt.

The dress rehearsal was attended by over 50 warships, submarines, ships and boats of various classes, about 50 aircraft of the naval aviation of the Navy, over 4,000 servicemen. Among the ships and submarines that took part in the rehearsals on the Neva, the Gulf of Finland and Kronstadt were the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov, the large anti-submarine ship Vice-Admiral Kulakov, the newest strategic missile submarine of the Borei-A project, Prince Vladimir “, Nuclear submarine missile cruisers” Vepr “and” Eagle “, frigate” Admiral Kasatonov “, large landing ships” Pyotr Morgunov “,” Olenegorsk miner “, corvettes” Thundering “,” Stoyky “, small missile ships” Odintsovo “, “Zeleny Dol”, “Grad Sviyazhsk”, mine defense ships “Alexander Obukhov” and “Vladimir Emelyanov”, diesel-electric submarines “Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky”, “Volkhov”, “Krasnodar”, “Vladikavkaz”, “Dmitrov”, tactical groups of landing, patrol and anti-sabotage boats, boats of the Border Guard Service of the FSB of Russia.

Distinctive aspects of the dress rehearsal of the Main Naval Parade are: a high percentage of ships and submarines of a new generation capable of solving tasks in the deep ocean zone, participation of 7 nuclear and non-nuclear submarines at once, participation of warships of the Indian, Pakistani, Iranian naval forces, participation in Parade of copies of the sailing battleship of the Peter the Great era “Poltava” and sailing ships of the St. Petersburg Yacht Club. The dress rehearsal of the Main Naval Parade was attended by the forces of all fleets and flotillas, transport and special aviation aircraft, sailing ships, as well as boats of the FSB border service. The rehearsal was carried out in accordance with the requirements for the prevention of new coronavirus infection.

In general, at all stages, preparation for the celebration of the Day of the Navy is carried out with strict observance by the command of large formations, formations and military units of a set of measures to counter the threat of the spread of coronavirus infection, aimed at preserving the life and health of military personnel, civilian personnel and their families.

100 percent of the personnel of the crews of ships and vessels have been vaccinated in advance. All personnel are fully provided with personal protective equipment – gloves, medical masks and antiseptics, contacts with other military personnel, civilian personnel and the local population are excluded as much as possible, all participants in the festive events are under constant supervision of military doctors.

On all ships and berthing areas, preventive measures are taken on an ongoing basis to prevent the introduction and spread of infectious diseases, including the organization of incoming control with body thermometry, daily disinfection and sanitization of all rooms, facilities and territory.

In preparation for the celebrations on July 25 this year. a complex of sanitary and anti-epidemiological measures was also planned with the disinfection of all sites and gathering places for participants and spectators of the holiday by the RCB protection units.

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The main naval parade will be held on July 25, 2021 on the fairways in the water area of ​​the Neva River between the Blagoveshchensky and Troitsky bridges and on the fairways in the water area of ​​the Great Kronstadt roadstead along the southern barrier wall of the port. This is the fifth Parade, which is held in the year of celebration of the 325th anniversary of the founding of the Russian regular fleet. The parade will include naval, air and ground components, which will present the modern look of the Navy. More than 50 surface ships and submarines, about 50 aircraft, more than 4,000 servicemen will directly participate in the parade.

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