The list of weapons to be rolled out during the Victory Day event will also feature T-80 and T-72B3 tanks, BTR-80, BTR-81 and BTR-82 armored personnel carriers, BMP-2 and BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles and multirole prime movers armed with cannons and machineguns.
Russia to Showcase Top-Notch Armored Vehicles at V-Day Parade
06:10 GMT 24.04.2015 (Updated: 01:07 GMT 27.04.2015)
© Sputnik / Vadim SavitskiiSelf-propelled artillery system Koalitsiya-SV (L) and BTR-82A (R) armoured personnel carrier at the May 9 Victory Parade rehearsal in Moscow region.
© Sputnik / Vadim Savitskii
A flurry of all-new and upgraded tanks and armored vehicles will take part in the May 9 Victory Day military parade in Russia’s Far Eastern city of Blagoveshchensk, military officials said Thursday.
21 April 2015, 16:29 GMT
“During the May 9 parade in Blagoveshchensk we will be showcasing for the first time the latest types of arms and military hardware the Eastern Military District received last year and this, including a BTR-80 tactical unit control complex, a BTR-82 amphibious armored vehicle, Patriot armored cars and modernized Ural heavy trucks” EMD media spokesman Alexander Gordeyev said.