Russia to present modern combat drones during military parade on Victory Day, - media

Source : 112 Ukraine

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17:21, 24 April 2018

Granat-1 drone, Russia
Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation

The Russian defence ministry is about to include the domestically-made UAVs in the military parade timed to the Victory Day in Moscow. According to the National Interest, it is a good time for the show of force for Russia, which almost never loses such chance.

'On April 18, 2018, Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu announced that the year’s military parade in Moscow, commemorating the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, will feature new and advanced weaponry.

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He noted that for the first time ever, “the Uran-9 combat multifunctional robotic system, the Uran-6 multipurpose mine-clearance robotic vehicle and Korsar short-range drones” will appear along with other land and air weapons.

This announcement is momentous. Victory Day parades are back in fashion in Russia after a brief hiatus from the annual military pageantry of the Soviet days. The parades display new and old weaponry, from World War II-vintage tanks to the latest combat vehicles, missiles and warplanes', the outlet wrote.

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