20 years of Independent Armenia - military parade

September 21, on the Independence Day of Armenia, on the Republic Square in Yerevan, the most ambitious stories countries military parade. The parade was dedicated to the 20 anniversary of the independence of the republic. In particular, they demonstrated C-300 anti-aircraft missile systems, Grad multiple rocket launchers, and Tochka-U tactical missile systems, the presence of which the Armenian armed forces had not previously attempted to advertise. Most of the heavy weapons are represented by Soviet or Russian models. The main striking force of the Land Forces of Armenia is T-72B tanks. They, like the infantry fighting vehicles BMP-2, were transported on conveyors to save asphalt. Very interesting camouflage combat vehicles. It is a very specific kind of fashionable now "numbers". Despite assurances from the Armenian authorities that the parade was scheduled several years ago, observers tend to perceive it as a “response” to a similar parade, held in Baku on June 9, the Day of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan.
20 years of Independent Armenia - military parade
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan congratulate commanders of parade units


Parade Commander, Chief of the Armenian General Staff Colonel-General Yuri Khachaturov



Tanks were carried on tractors, so as not to break the asphalt







BTR-80


9P148 ATGM 9K113 "Competition" on the BRDM-2 chassis


Armored car "Tiger"



CAO 21 "Gvozdika" and ATGM "Storm"


OTRK "Tochka-U"






OTRK "Elbrus" - the famous "Scuds"





RZSO "Grad"


Air defense missile system C-300PM



SAM "Osa-AKM"


I do not know what it is, but something rocket-artillery and on the chassis of the brand-new Russian Gazon



Regimental priests

Pay attention to the "uniform"!





Tactical reconnaissance drone "Grunk" of Armenian production


Mobile control station UAV "Grunk"















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