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    First Military Parade in UAE's History Takes Place in Abu Dhabi

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    The first military parade in the history of the United Arab Emirates took place on Thursday in the country's capital displaying all the branches of the national armed forces.

    DUBAI (Sputnik) — The parade, presided by the Defense Minister, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, included representatives of the country's Air Force, Navy, Land Forces and Air Defense.

    The visitors watched a simulated operation on release of hostages from a ship, including the work of a command center, which was broadcast on the big screens.

    The parade was finished by the the performance of the Al Fursan aerobatic demonstration team.


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