Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

06/24/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 06/24/2020 05:18

A festive parade dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory was held in Novosibirsk

24.06.2020 (10:29)

On the Lenin square a solemn parade of foot crews and mechanized column dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory In the Great Patriotic war of 1941-1945 was held in Novosibirsk.

Military personnel of the Central Military District, cadets of the Highest military command school and representatives of security agencies of the Novosibirsk region marched under the accompaniment of a combined military brass band.

The mechanized column was led by the legendary Soviet T-34 tank, which was specially restored for the event. Among the samples of military equipment were also presented armored cars 'Tiger', BTR-82A, the complexes S-400 'Triumph', 'Iskander', 'Pantsir-S1', the support vehicle for the missile complex 'Yars', 152-mm howitzers 'Msta-B', self-propelled artillery 'Nona-SVK', complexes of drones 'Orlan-10', as well as military ATV AM 1.

For the first time this year, the latest 'Eleron' UAV systems, upgraded BM-21 'Grad' multiple launch rocket systems, and an upgraded T-72B3M tank were presented at the parade. In total, more than 2000 people and more than 70 pieces of military equipment took part, including aviation, which completed the solemn parade in Novosibirsk.

Military personnel without signs of infectious diseases, who passed a mandatory medical examination by military doctors, were allowed to participate in the parade. Soldiers of NBC protection troops are pre-made disinfection of the city's central square, which held a solemn event, and transport, which transports troops to the place of parade.