MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
At the main site of the military-technical forum, located at the Pushisty airfield of the Korsakov district, the forum viewers saw more than 70 pieces of modern weapons and military equipment, such as the T-80 tank, self-propelled artillery howitzers, Grad multiple launch rocket systems and many other military equipment.
For the first time during the military-technical forum “Army-2021” on Sakhalin, the S-400 “Triumph” anti-aircraft missile system was presented, which took up combat duty to protect the airspace of the island region at the beginning of this year.
Guests and residents of the city of Kurilsk saw the modern coastal missile system “Bastion”, which is designed to destroy various surface ships, aircraft carrier strike groups, as well as large-scale ground targets.
In addition to the static display of small arms, military and special equipment, the servicemen presented their inventions and rationalization proposals within the framework of the Kulibin project, most of which are valid models and are widely used in the troops when performing combat training and special tasks.
An entertaining concert program was performed by the creative teams of the Sakhalin Philharmonic Society, the Rodina Palace of Culture, the Russian Terem ensemble and the military brass band of the Yuzhno-Sakhalin garrison.
Also, for the guests of the forum, there were deployed places for training in survival in extreme conditions, first aid, at a special site, military dog handlers showed various techniques with service dogs.
Military instructors prepared a 6-kilometer track with 33 obstacles, which is an analogue of the “Race of Heroes” – “Sakhalin Frontier”, in which more than 500 people took part, who decided to test their strength and endurance and overcome such a difficult route.
Representatives of the Russian DOSAAF school launched an exhibition of weapons of the Great Patriotic War, where they showed the audience the Shpagin submachine gun (PPSh) developed in 1940, the legendary Maxim machine gun, which became one of the founders of automatic weapons, as well as other weapons and military equipment that took part in WWII.
Anyone could visit the objects of the Patriot Park, shoot from pneumatic weapons, for a while feel like a partisan plunging into the atmosphere of the Partisan Village and taste the soldier’s porridge just cooked in the field kitchen.
For those wishing to enter military service under a contract, a mobile point for the selection of citizens was deployed.
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