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In Kronstadt, in commemoration of the Day of the Russian Navy, artillery crews of the Western Military District (ZVO) will fire a festive artillery salute at 22:00.

They will fire 30 volleys from D-44 guns and fire several thousand fireworks shots from 105 mm, 125 mm, 195 mm, 310 mm calibers. The domes of the rupture will exceed 300 m in diameter.

In addition, a 125-mm Tricolor 2A96 festive fireworks launch complex will be used in Kronstadt. This installation provides the release of over 2 thousand shots per minute, which color the sky in the colors of the State flag of the Russian Federation.

In total, more than 200 military personnel of the district, 24 85-mm D-44 guns and fireworks from the Mikhailovskaya Military Artillery Academy and the ZVO Guards Salute Division were involved in providing artillery salutes.

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