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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.