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A separate guards salute division of the Western Military District fired more than 30 thousand rounds in 2021. All solemn fireworks were held not only in Moscow and the Moscow region, but also in other cities.

So, the salute division lit up the sky of Kronstadt on the Day of the Navy, Moscow in honor of the Defender of the Fatherland Day, on Victory Day, in Alabin near Moscow at the closing of the International Army Games, in honor of the 800th anniversary of Nizhny Novgorod and other public holidays.

The division is equipped with 72 2A85 fireworks installations based on the KamAZ truck. Each fireworks installation consists of 6 modules of various calibers – from 105 to 310 mm.

Special software, which are equipped with fireworks installations, allows you to design and simulate a fireworks scenario, achieving a variety of pictures, and to make the fireworks colorful and interesting. Control of fireworks installations is programmed in accordance with a ready-made script. Before starting the fireworks, the operator of the installation just needs to press the start button. The shot time is adjusted by an automated system to milliseconds.

The battalion’s artillery battery contains weapons from the Great Patriotic War – the legendary 76-mm ZIS-3 guns of the 1942 model, which on May 9 will fire a festive salvo from Poklonnaya Gora in Moscow.

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