A smaller chronicle of Moscow’s large Victory Day parade, hold on Red Square, took place on Russia’s Khmeimim atmosphere bottom in Latakia, Syria, state news group RIA Novosti reported Monday.
The parades were hold to mark the 71st anniversary of the Soviet Union’s feat over Nazi Germany.
Russian servicemen carried a Russian dwindle and World War II feat ensign by the air margin at Khmeimim and performed the country’s inhabitant anthem. Military vehicles and hardware, including Russia’s modernized S-400 “Triumph” anti-aircraft barb system, were on display.
Several troops ride and fighter helicopters flew over the airfield and were followed by six Russian warrior and bomber jets, including the Su-35, Su-30 and Su-34, the planes holding partial in Russia’s troops operation in Syria, RIA Novosti reported.
Russia launched a military operation in Syria in September 2015. After 6 months, President Vladimir Putin announced goal achieved and ordered a partial withdrawal of troops in March. Russia now maintains a military bottom in the Syrian pier of Tartus in addition to the Khmeimim base.
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