The parade to celebrate the 77th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War was held by the Russian side at Red Square on the morning of May 9, Moscow time (noon on the same day, Vietnam time).
Earlier, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced that a total of 11,000 servicemen, 131 units of modern weapons and equipment, 77 planes and helicopters will take part in the parade.
The parade marked the first time that the “Tornado-G” Rocket Launcher (MLRS) “Tornado-G” with automatic guidance and fire control systems joined the motorized formation.
According to Shoigu, military parades were also held in 28 Russian cities with the participation of 65,000 personnel, about 2,400 units of weapons and equipment and more than 460 aircraft.
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during the Victory Day parade.
Russian Army General Oleg Salyukov, who led the parade, solemnly moved along Red Square in an Aurus convertible, followed by a company of military music drums, Victory Banners, Russian flags and Banner of the Russian Army.
After that, the soldiers of the honor guard would march, followed by a mass of military cadets. This was followed by marching bands of female soldiers and several companies of the Russian Army.
Following them are regiments of the Aerospace Forces (VKS), the Navy and the Russian Strategic Missile Forces.
Next came a battalion of the Airborne Troops (VDV), formations of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), a company of anti-radiation, chemical and biological forces, public companies. soldiers, railway forces and military police.
After the formation of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia are the battalions of the Russian National Guard (Rosgvardiya), the Cossack forces, the formation of the Western Military District and finally the parade battalion of the Moscow Joint Armament Academy. .
Part of the team in the 2022 Victory Day parade in Red Square, Russia (Source: RIA Novosti).
Armor and missile tanks
After the parade, soldiers will line up and leave Red Square to make way for the mechanized block – traditionally led by a legendary T-34-85 tank.
Followed by armored vehicles “Typhoon-K” and “Typhoon-VDV”, infantry fighting vehicles “Kurganets”, BMP-2 and BMP-3 as well as tanks T-72B3M.
This formation will be followed on Red Square by more modern T-90M and T-14 “Armata” tanks before the parade of BTR-82A armored personnel carriers and Tornado-G rocket artillery. .
Then, six Iskander-M tactical missile complexes, eight Msta-S self-propelled howitzers, Tor-M2 and Buk-M3 air defense systems and S-400 air defense systems.
Following the group of anti-aircraft weapons are BMD-4M air combat vehicles and BTR-MDM armored personnel carriers.
The Ural-63704 tractors carry Uran-9 combat robot complexes, 3 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launchers, 6 Tigr-M armored vehicles with Arbalet combat module and Three Boomerang armored vehicles will be the final group in the motorized parade.
The mechanized part of the 2022 Victory Day parade in Red Square, Russia (Source: RIA Novosti).
In the sky of Moscow
The aerial part of the parade was canceled due to weather.
It is known that according to the scenario, this part will start with the world’s largest transport helicopter Mi-26, escorted by two Mi-24 armed helicopters. This is followed by Ka-52 and Mi-28N armed helicopters, as well as Mi-8 transport helicopters.
Further, three Il-76MD transports, an Il-78 refueling aircraft, an Il-80 airborne command aircraft, along with MiG-29 fighters will fly over Red Square.
They were followed by strategic bombers Tu-95MS and Tu-22M3 as well as multi-role fighter Su-35S and MiG-31I interceptor.
The Tu-160 strategic bomber will demonstrate refueling by Il-78 and later by Su-24MR fighters and MiG-31BM interceptors.
4 Su-57 5th generation fighters and 8 MiG-29SMT, 4 MiG-29 and 5 Su-30SM fighters will form several formations in the sky until the final performance by 6 Su-25 fighters with columns of smoke painted in the sky of Moscow the colors of the Russian Flag.
Despite appearing at the rehearsal on May 7, the Il-80 airborne command plane and other aircraft “missed the appointment” during the parade marking the 77th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War. this year.
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