Thousands of residents and guests of the Russian capital looked night rehearsal of parade in honor of Victory Day.
The attention of thousands of eyes, despite the late hour, was riveted to what is happening in the capital. Chimes on the Spasskaya tower fought off 10 hits, the band of honor at a measured pace on the cobbles, took the Russian flag and the legendary Victory Banner. Muscovites filling the sidewalks, looking, cavalcade of military vehicles moving along Tverskaya to the rehearsal of the Victory parade.
General of the army Sergei Shoigu takes hits, and this only confirms the significance of the moment. Today everything is almost as it will be may 9th. Chords struck, and one after another the parade routes are marching on the pavement. This is the first year in the ranks of the women's battalion. Already in dress caps, carefully covered with oilcloth, so not dusty. And that's what everyone is waiting for the most. Bypassing the Manege, red square approaching the forefront of fighting machines. On Red square moving in the first armored. To hold the same from each other distances, and this, of course, a special mastery is necessary, as a minimum, to withstand a certain speed. Armored vehicles is a massive grind wheels already polished army boots and berets paving.
Three weeks, they trained in the Pacific, and the dimensions of the landfill were the most customized to the size of the red square. But this, of course, is not the same that go parading here in the heart of the country. First, as always, the T-34, followed by the army SUV "Tiger", advanced. At the parade for the first time, they were equipped with combat module "Crossbow". Quite a serious weapon - two machine guns and four launchers, which hurl smoke grenades. All in all, more than a hundred pieces of equipment. Clanking metal, are known around the world T-90 tanks, armored personnel carriers, infantry fighting vehicles, self-propelled howitzers "MSTA", anti-aircraft missile systems "Buk" and "Carapace", self-propelled artillery system "Coalition". Of the promising developments of the past sensation of the parade - tanks "Armata" armored vehicles "Kurganets" and "boomerang". Dress rehearsal will be held on 7 may. Not night and morning. That is, coverage, and content will all have exactly as the Day of Victory.
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