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More than 150 samples of modern and historical military equipment will be presented at the Army-2021 forum, which will be held in Yekaterinburg from August 26 to 28. This was announced by the commander of the Central Military District (CVO), Colonel-General Alexander Lapin.

“The novelties of the forum in Yekaterinburg will be the T-90AK command tank, the BMPT tank support combat vehicle, which entered trial operation in the Okrug Guards Tank Division, as well as the S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile system of the Air Force and Air Defense Combination Regiment, deployed in the Sverdlovsk region, ”said Alexander Lapin.

He also said that for the first time at the forum, the world’s largest transport helicopter Mi-26, which is in service with the army aviation brigade of the military district, and the PEM-1 “Blue Bird” search and recovery vehicle, a unique specialized amphibious all-terrain vehicle used by the military rescuers of the Central Military District to ensure the state program of space activities in Russia.

“The car is equipped with a passenger compartment with reclining seats, where cosmonauts spend the first hours after returning to Earth. “Bluebirds” are in service only with the Central Military District and in October 2021 they will be involved in the next operation to meet the cosmonauts, “said Alexander Lapin.

Military communications equipment will be represented by modern and historical models of special equipment, as well as an airmobile control center, developed by the signal troops of the military district. For radio amateurs, a special location will be deployed, where everyone can take an initial course in Morse code and work on a telegraph key.

For the first time, the forum’s exposition includes the original Studebaker three-axle tractor, which was supplied under Lend-Lease during the Great Patriotic War, the Soviet GAZ-AA truck “one and a half”, restored by TsVO repair specialists for the 76th anniversary of the Great Victory.

Combat vehicles and special equipment will be available for inspection and photographing to all visitors throughout the days of the forum.

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