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In Dagestan, at the base of the Caspian Flotilla (CFL), solemn events dedicated to the celebration of the Day of the Russian Navy (Navy) were held.

Today, on July 25, residents and guests of the city of Kaspiysk saw a festive parade of KFL ships and a military-sports festival on the roadstead of the Caspian Sea opposite the Moskva cinema and the city embankment.

During the dynamic demonstration of the capabilities of the flotilla, the servicemen demonstrated a rally of hostilities at sea and on the shore: the audience watched with great interest the practical actions of the marines and sailors. The naval and coastal forces of the CFL practiced suppressing the violation of the state border, making a passage in a sea minefield, naval combat with ships of a mock enemy, delivering a missile strike on important targets of a mock enemy, rendering assistance to a ship in distress, conducting anti-amphibious defense, landing tactical amphibious assault forces, and overflight of aviation, battle for landing on the shore, fountains on the water with water supply to the monitors of rescue and harbor tugs.

In addition, residents and guests of the city visited the KFL static exhibition of weapons and military equipment, organized on the territory of the city park named after Khalilova.

In the final part of the military-sports festival, a festive salute from fireworks installations and artillery pieces with blank ammunition will take place on the embankment of Kaspiysk.

In total, about 500 servicemen took part in the festive events, about 30 ships, boats and support vessels for the KFL, more than 50 units of military and special equipment, as well as aircraft and helicopters of the 4th Army of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Southern Military District were involved.

The celebration of Navy Day in Kaspiysk was held in strict compliance with 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 the ships and vessels of the KFL were inoculated in advance with two components of the drug “Gam-COVID-Vac” (“Sputnik-V”). All personnel were fully provided with personal protective equipment – gloves, medical masks and antiseptics, contacts with other military personnel, civilian personnel and the local population were excluded as much as possible, all participants in the festive events were closely monitored by military doctors.

On all ships and berthing areas, preventive measures were taken on an ongoing basis to prevent the drift and spread of infectious diseases, including the organization of incoming control with body thermometry, daily disinfection and sanitization of all rooms, facilities and territory. Subdivisions of the NBC protection of the Southern Military District disinfected all the venues and gathering places for the participants and spectators of the festival, a barrier control, a mask regime was organized, all guests were checked the temperature.

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