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The expert told about the key principles of the air defense system of Moscow

System of Moscow today is based on the same key principles as during the great Patriotic war, but at a higher technical level, it has proven its effectiveness during the first RAID in 1941, said RIA Novosti former head of the anti-aircraft missile troops Russian air force Lieutenant General Alexander Gorkov.

July 22 is the Day of defenders of the sky of Moscow, which was established in memory of the successful reflection of the first German air RAID on the capital in 1941. Then, more than 220 bombers made their first RAID on the city. The idea to celebrate the anniversary of the first air RAID on Moscow belonged to the people's artist of the USSR Yuri Nikulin, who during the war was Sergeant of the air defense forces.

The Russian military men in Abkhazia recaptured "airstrike" using s-300

Servicemen of the Russian military base in Abkhazia during a sudden inspection repulsed with anti-aircraft missile systems s-300 air RAID imaginary enemy, the press-service of the southern military district.

Triggers, however, was not real, but electronic.

The General spoke about the development of Russian anti-aircraft missile troops

Anti-aircraft missile troops (SMP) recently developed ahead of time, their tasks become more complicated, weapons are constantly improving, responding to the development of means of air attack, including those that will appear in the future, said Wednesday RIA Novosti former head of the anti-aircraft missile troops Russian air force Lieutenant General Alexander Gorkov.

Sixty years ago, July 8, 1960, was based anti-aircraft missile troops. On this day in the office of the chief of air defense forces of the USSR introduced a new post – the commander of anti-aircraft missile air defense forces.

In Chita mechanized column in the Victory parade was headed by T-34 tank

The legendary tank of WWII T-34 led the mechanized column in the parade in honor of the anniversary of the Victory in the city of Chita in Zabaykalsky Krai, the press service of the Eastern military district.

It is noted that modern technology was submitted to T-72 tanks, anti-aircraft missile systems Buk and s-300 missiles, launchers of PTRC "Iskander-M", infantry combat vehicles BMP-2. This is the first year the Parade was attended by crews stations radio "Leer-3", as well as the newest armored cars "Tiger".

In Khabarovsk over 3.4 thousand people took part in the Victory parade

Parade of the Khabarovsk garrison in honor of the anniversary of Victory was held in Khabarovsk, attended more than 3.4 thousand people and more than 160 pieces of equipment, the press service of the Eastern military district.

It is noted that the parade began with the installment of the Central square of the regional center of the national flag of the Russian Federation and copies of the Victory banner the soldiers of the guard of honor of the Eastern military district.

On Sakhalin has passed military parade on the 75th anniversary of the Victory

Military parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war took place on Wednesday in the main square of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, told RIA Novosti in the press service of the Eastern military district.

At Victory square were also calculations of the officers, sergeants and soldiers of military units, pupils of the cadet school, members of the all-Russian movement "Uname" and representatives of other law enforcement agencies. The parade was commander of the 68th army corps, Lieutenant-General Dmitry Glushenkov.

The expert explained what is protected Russia from hitting the United States via the North pole

Russia is reliably protected from the impacts of strategic aviation of the USA via the North pole with modern air defense systems, but the grouping of forces and means should be increased due to the increased activity of NATO in the Arctic, believes the military expert, chief editor of the magazine "national defense" Igor Korotchenko.

Informed military expert Vladislav Shurigin, commenting on the frequent flights of us strategic aircraft in the Arctic, reported the newspaper "Izvestia" that the United States work out the targeting of Russia is the shortest distance between the two countries via the North pole.

Air defense forces carried out a review of systems, covering Moscow

The forces on duty air and missile defense during the inspection reflected a conventional airstrike on Moscow: all the "enemy" reconnaissance aircraft and drones downed, said Friday the Russian defense Ministry.

The test in combining air and missile defense for special purposes, covering Moscow and the Central industrial district. The role of reconnaissance aircraft and UAVs at low, medium and high altitudes was playing the su-35S, su-34, su-30CM, as well as helicopters Mi-24P.