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Artillery crews of the Mikhailovskaya Military Artillery Academy and the Guards Salute Division of the Western Military District (ZVO) will fire a festive artillery salute in honor of the Day of the Russian Navy in Kronstadt.

To launch fireworks in Kronstadt, a 125-mm festive salute system “Tricolor” 2A96 will be used. For one salute, this launcher 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.

30 volleys will be fired from D-44 guns, accompanied by several thousand fireworks shots from installations of calibers 105 mm, 125 mm, 195 mm, 310 mm, this will provide different lifting heights of fireworks. The domes of the rupture will exceed 300 meters in diameter.

In total, more than 200 servicemen of the military district, 24 units of 85-mm D-44 guns and fireworks from the Mikhailovskaya Military Artillery Academy and the Guard Salute Division of the Western Military District will be involved in the conduct of the artillery salute.

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