More than 100 military vehicles and 20,000 soldiers for the Victory Day parade 2011 Moscow 0605113

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Defense News - Russia
 

Friday, May 6, 2011, 04:50 PM

 
More than 100 military vehicles and 20,000 soldiers for the Victory Day parade 2011 in Moscow.
 
More than 100 military vehicles and 20,000 soldiers at the military parade dedicated to the 66th anniversary of the Soviet victory in the 1941-45 Great Patriotic War against Nazi Germany, which will be held May 09, 2011 at 10:00 AM local time in Moscow, Russia.
     

     
According to the Russian Defense Ministry, this year's parade will involve about 20,000 servicemen and cadets. Two hundred elite officers from Russia’s Space Forces will march on Red Square for the first time in the history of Moscow victory parades.

The military parade will also involve over 100 pieces of military hardware, as the tactical ballistic missile Iskander-M and Topol-M, air defense missile system S-400 and Buk-M2, multiple rocket launcher system BM-30 Smerch, light wheeled armoured vehicle Tigr, BTR-80 wheeled armoured vehicle personnel carrier, T-90 main battle tank and self-propelled howitzer 2S-19 MSTA-S. will culminate with a flyover by a group of five Mi-8 multirole helicopters carrying Russian state and military flags.

     
     
     
     

Buk-M2 9K37M2 (Nato code SA-17 Grizzly) air defense missile system
     
     
     

BTR-80 wheeled armoured vehicle personnel carrier
     

T-90 main battle tank
     
 

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