Russia To Showcase Military Prowess On Victory Day

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  • 02:54 PM, May 8, 2019
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Russia To Showcase Military Prowess On Victory Day
Russia's Victory Day Parade 2018 (image: YouTube)

Russia's state-run Rosoboronexport will showcase over 1600 pieces of latest defense hardware and equipment on May 9 at Red square, Moscow, when the country celebrates its Victory Day.

Among displays will be the newly updated Beriev A-50 flying radar, Armata tank, Bumerang personnel carrier, Kurganets-25 fighting vehicle, Uralvagonzavod’s armored vehicles, High Precision Systems’ SAMs, Tecmash’s MLRSs and Russian Helicopters’ aviation systems.  

Export derivatives of Buk-M2E and Tor-M2E SAM systems, Pantsir-S1 gun and missile AD system, Iskander-E tactical missile system, Msta-S SP howitzer, Smerch multiple-launched rocket systems, numerous wheeled armored vehicles, namely Tigr-M, Typhoon-K and BTR-82A, as well as T-72-class tanks will also be available, the company said in a statement Wednesday.

Also on display are BMPT tank support vehicle, IL-76MD-90A(E) military transport aircraft, MiG-29M multirole frontline fighter, Su-30SME multirole super-maneuverable fighter, Su-32 fighter-bomber and Su-35 multirole supermaneuverable fighter, Mi-28NE and Ka-52 gunships, and Mi-26T2 heavy transport helicopter.