05/09/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/09/2021 05:21
In the garrisons, formations and units of the Pacific Fleet, celebrations are held in honor of the 76th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.
According to tradition, this day was first celebrated by the Pacific warriors of the Troops and Forces grouping in the North-East of Russia, where a solemn procession of the troops of the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatka garrison took place.
In the center of Vladivostok, a military parade was held in honor of Victory Day. During the performance of the National anthem of the Russian Federation, an artillery salute was performed, which was made from salute guns on the Korabelnaya embankment.
Then a solemn march of the troops of the Vladivostok territorial garrison took place. About 1,600 people took part in the Victory parade.
The foot crews were followed by a mechanized column, led by the legendary T-34 tank. The parade convoy included modern BTR-82A armored personnel carriers and S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems. The audience also saw Osa air defence systems, Bastion coastal missile systems, Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile and gun systems, Grad multiple launch rocket systems, special vehicles - a total of 60 units of military equipment in service with the Pacific Fleet coastal troops.