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Today, on the territory of the anti-aircraft missile regiment of the Ivanovo Guards Airborne Forces, a memorial was opened in honor of the 106th anniversary of the formation of the air defense forces.

The monument was designed in 2019, and in 2020 the first stone was laid in its construction.

For the Strela 10 self-propelled anti-aircraft missile system, the ZU-23 and Shilka ZU 23-4 anti-aircraft system, which became its basis, the corresponding pedestals were erected.

At the opening of the memorial, the commander of the anti-aircraft missile regiment of the guard, Colonel Alexander Anisimov, said in his speech that “This monument, erected on the territory of the unit, will become a worthy reminder for all servicemen about the power and strength of the air defense forces. Our units have always performed their military duty at a high level. “

At the end of the solemn event, servicemen and veterans of the unit laid baskets with flowers at the memorial.

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