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Date: 3 months ago   Category: Society

The latest Western Military District armored machinery was presented in Day of the Russian guard in St. Petersburg




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In Day of the Russian guard at Palace Square of St. Petersburg has taken place a ceremony of delivery by the serviceman of the Western Military District of a distinction "Guard", an exhibition of the latest arms and military equipment and also a review of a system and song of connections, military units and military higher education institutions of garrison. The start to a holiday was given by a midday shot from Naryshkin of a bastion of the Peter and Paul Fortress. The guard of honor of the Western Military District has brought Preobrazhensky and Semyonovsky's historical Guards banners of regiments dated the 1700th on the square. At an exhibition the audience has seen the coastal missile systems "Balls" and "Bastion", the antiaircraft missile system S-400, the surface-to-air missile Pantsir-C1 rocket and gun system, the Tiger armored car, etc. The first review of a front song became feature of a holiday. Ceremonial calculations have taken place with banners of the divisions and educational institutions, having sung military songs. The combined military orchestra of the Western Military District has participated in a celebration. First place among to high school educational institutions in a review of a front song was won by "The St. Petersburg Suvorov Military School", and among military parts and higher education institutions "The military space academy of A.F. Mozhaysky" Gran has borrowed at a competition has got to "Mikhaylovsky military artillery academy". The imperial guard consisting of Semenovsky and Preobrazhenskoye of regiments has appeared in Russia during Peter I's reign. In 1918 it was dismissed and created again only in 1941 when ranks of Guards have been awarded the first divisions which have caused a stir in fights with fascist aggressors. The modern Russian guard includes the Kantemirovsky tank division, the Tamansky motorized rifle division, separate motorized rifle Sevastopol brigade, connections of airborne forces, parts and the ships of the Navy and also other parts of ground forces.
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