For the first time on the Russian Defence Ministry website it is possible to see and to download photographs of the main battle tank “Armata”, IFV “Armata”, self-propelled gun “Koalitsiya-SV”, mobile antitank missile system “Kornet-D”, IFV “Kurganets-25” and APC “Kurganets-25” in good resolution. The military parade on Red Square in Moscow will involve over 16 500 servicemen, 194 pieces of military equipment as well as 143 helicopters and aircraft.
Servicemen of the historical parade units will be dressed in the uniform of the Great Patriotic War times (uniform of infantry, seamen, pilots, reconnaissance men, sappers, militia, cavalry and cossacks)
More than 16.5 thousand troops and 200 pieces of military equipment, as well as approximately 140 helicopters and aircraft will participate in the Victory Day parade on Red Square in Moscow on May 9, said on Monday the Press Service and Information of the Ministry of Defense.
“For the first time in the Red Square will showcase the latest models of weapons Airborne Troops BMD-4M, and a multi-purpose armored vehicle,”
Airshow will be the final stage of the parade. Mi-35, Ansat-U, Mi-28N, Su-30, Su-35, Yak-130, Su-34, Tu-22M3, Tu-95, Tu-160 will be demonstrated during the airshow. Commander-in-Chief of the Land Forces Colonel-General Oleg Salukov was assigned to command the military parade. The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation General of the Army Sergei Shoigu will review the parade. There were also some other new vehicles: