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Great Victory’s 75th anniversary: Military parade in Minsk as tribute to heroic history of victorious nations

Great Victory’s 75th anniversary: Military parade in Minsk as tribute to heroic history of victorious nations
9 May 2020

An army parade to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Soviet people’s victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 was held in Minsk on 9 May. About 3,000 military personnel and over 150 vehicles are taking part in the parade. As many as 36 aircraft and helicopters flew over the nation’s capital.

There were many new and upgraded systems among the vehicles taking part in the parade. Nearly all of them were on wheels. The tracked ones were the battle tanks T-34-85 and T-72B3. It is the first time the multiple-launch rocket system Fleita and the robot complex Vistl were be demonstrated before the public.

The units on foot included parade units of specialized lyceums and military education institutions, the Military Academy, the Military Technology Department of the Belarusian National Technical University, the 120th Independent Guards Mechanized Brigade, and representatives of the State Border Committee of Belarus, the Emergencies Ministry, and the Emergencies Ministry. Female military personnel will also march along the avenue.

The mechanized column was led by a World War Two tank T-34-85. It was followed by modern battle tanks T-73B3, armored personnel carriers, the vehicles Bogatyr, Dragon, Cayman, Lis-PM, and other ones. Cutting-edge hardware were presented as part of the parade unit of the State Military Industrial Committee of Belarus.

The parade ended with an exhibition drill of the combined guard of honor company.

Army parade to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory
Army parade to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory
Army parade to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory
Army parade to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory
Army parade to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory
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