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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Airborne day: Marines will arrange horse riding shooting

29 July in the Park of culture and recreation of the Ministry of defense of Russia “Patriot” will be a Grand festive show dedicated to 87-th anniversary of the airborne troops. As reported by “MK” in the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry, more than 500 paratroopers in two hours will demonstrate their best professional qualities acquired during the service.

The cadets of the Ryazan higher airborne school for the first time will show the audience their skills riding with the conduct aimed fire at full gallop, and trick riding.

For visitors and guests of the festival, except for the latest models of weapons and military equipment freely available to be exhibited the latest computer simulators are widely used for training of personnel in the armed forces. This electronic simulators for training crews of combat vehicles, calculation MANPADS “Verba”, operators of ATGM “Kornet” and shooting simulators for close combat “VEGA-SV”.

The culmination of the festival will be demonstrations of reconnaissance units and groups of special purpose, with supporting fire from aircraft, will demonstrate skills to capture the object.

With a height of over 2000 meters in front of the spectators from helicopters MI-8 will be held the landing parachute systems of special purpose “Arbalet-2” with the flags of all connections and parts included in the airborne troops.

In addition, in the area of the customs terminal will be organized field kitchens, the statistics show samples of the latest tools, equipment, weapons and equipment, means of landing, organized the work of the children’s Playground and Bicycle rental.

In celebration of Day of airborne forces in the zone extreme sports Park “Patriot” will work area DOSAAF of Russia for mass sports activities. Visitors to the event will get the opportunity to test their willingness to meet standards of physical culture and sports complex “Ready for labor and defense” (TRP), special equipment will be able to compete in arm wrestling.

To end the occasion with a gala concert guests of honor will be the legendary band “Blue berets”. Together with the soloists of your favorite band at the same time about 5 thousand paratroopers of the four formations of the airborne forces in the final concert of the song “Blue”.


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