MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In the Kaluga Region, the personnel of the Guards Heavy Bomber Aviation Regiment of Long-Range Aviation held a solemn meeting in honor of the 77th anniversary of its formation.
At the solemn formation of personnel, the most distinguished servicemen and civilian employees were awarded, they were awarded medals, certificates and valuable gifts.
“More than 850 people of the regiment’s personnel were awarded orders and medals for military services. Today, the main tasks are to prevent a decrease in combat effectiveness, to carry out a nuclear deterrent mission, to patrol in the waters of the Black, Baltic and Barents Seas. We have professionals in their field, we have the best planes in the world, we have fuel, and there is a desire to fly, which means that the skies of our Motherland are under a reliable shield, ”the commander of the aviation regiment, Colonel Oleg Timoshin, emphasized in his speech.
After the solemn part of the event, a festive concert for servicemen and their families was held at the Officers’ House.
The 52nd Guards Heavy Bomber Aviation Regiment was created in 1944 on the basis of a decree of the USSR State Defense Committee to carry out combat missions set by the state, master new technology, fly to the Arctic, and participate in command post exercises and parades. On February 23, 1945, the 52nd Regiment was presented with the Guards Red Banner.
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