Aerobatic team “Russian Knights” and “Swifts” during a rehearsal for the aerial part of the Victory Parade
Most of the pilots who will participate in the Victory Parade this year, were military actions in Syria and received high state awards. About it on air of TV channel “Russia-24” said the commander of aerospace forces of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General Viktor Bondarev, RIA Novosti reported on Monday, 8 may.
“They are all awarded high state awards and honor and dignity fulfilled their duty there, but here you show skills, which in many countries would envy,” — said Bondarev.
He also added that all participants of the parade, including the pilots, will receive the medal “For participation in military parade on Victory Day”.
Yesterday in Moscow held a dress rehearsal of the Victory Parade. This year it will be attended by over 10 thousand people, 114 units of ground equipment and 72 aircraft. In addition, the first parade on red square will be members of military-Patriotic movement “Uname”. Also in the parade will be presented to Arctic technology.