Military Parade in Turkmenistan September 27, 2018

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On Independence Day of Turkmenistan - September 27, a spectacular military parade was held on the central square of Ashgabat. Thousands of Ashgabat citizens, hundreds of guests from all over the country and the world gathered to watch the solemn procession. Reports the edition about itTurkmenistan Today.
The parade of servicemen of all branches of the Armed Forces of the country began at exactly 10.00 (Ashgabat time). President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, members of the government, deputies of the Mejlis, heads of ministries, departments, major public organizations, heads of diplomatic missions accredited to Turkmenistan and military attachés, ambassadors of Turkmenistan abroad observed the solemn procession from the central rostrum.
Having accepted the report of Minister of Defense Begench Gundogdyev about readiness for the start of the parade on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of state independence, President of Turkmenistan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the country, Army General Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, gave the command to start the parade.The head of the defense department made a detour of the troops, welcoming ceremonial calculations consisting of military personnel and cadets of specialized universities and schools, soldiers and officers of the National Army.
Then the national anthem sounded, the national flag of Turkmenistan was solemnly hoisted. The Turkmen warriors lining up on the square took an Oath of allegiance to the Fatherland, the people and the President.
Festive parade opened the banner group. To the sounds of a ceremonial march in front of the podium, warriors with the State Flag and flags of all branches of the Armed Forces of the country passed.
The students of the 1st specialized military school named after Berdimuhamed Annayev followed in orderly rows. Then, before the podium, chasing a step, a battalion of officers of the National Army passed. The parade was continued by female soldiers.
Then the soldiers of the motorized rifle battalion reached the square, followed by the Turkmen pilots of the Air Force. In front of the state tribune, anti-aircraft warriors passed a clear lineup.
The attention of the audience was chained to a battalion of marines and a special-purpose landing battalion. The review was continued by a column of servicemen of an artillery battalion.For the first time, servicemen of the new formation of the Turkmen army, a battalion of territorial defense troops, took part in the parade.
“The main task of this unit, created on the initiative of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the country, is the protection of state, strategic and especially important facilities,” says Turkmenistan Today.
Then the battalion of the Main Directorate of Civil Defense and Rescue of the Ministry of Defense proceeded. The personnel of the unit are professionally skilled in providing emergency assistance and dealing with their consequences.
The servicemen of the special purpose units of the Ministry of National Security and the State Border Service followed the square. They were followed in a march by cadets of the Institute of the Ministry of the Interior.
The festive parade graced the procession of equestrian units created on the initiative and support of the head of Turkmenistan in military units of the Armed Forces and the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
After the foot columns, a review of modern military equipment began.Across the square, one after another, mechanized columns of various types of troops appeared, headed by the Combat Guart special purpose military vehicle. It was followed by new motorized vehicles that came into service, designed for the quick and unhindered execution of combat missions by special forces.
Continued review military vehicles MRZR-D2, MRZR-D4, DAGOR, AJBAN, designed for special purpose groups. These mobile and powerful tactical vehicles allow you to successfully solve critical tasks in hard to reach places.
The army of Turkmenistan has armored Land Rover vehicles, as well as NIMRs equipped with Hornet anti-tank missiles, tactical drones, 82-mm mortars and Browning machine guns.
The modern Carakal combat vehicle with a group of paratroopers and man-portable air defense missile systems was also presented at the ceremonial parade.
The AL SHIBL military vehicles that entered service, as well as the BTR-80A armored personnel carriers and the new Kirpi armored vehicles for special forces, passed in a slender column.
Further, a second mechanized column appeared on the square.It includes a Land Rover combat vehicle with a modern means of military radio communications from the German company Rode Schwarz.
They were followed by the FM-90 and S-200 anti-aircraft missile systems designed to destroy ground and surface targets.
The third mechanized column consisted of specialized vehicles of the border troops - Toyota HILUX, COBRA, MANTRA, PMV-SURVIVOR-II, KIRPI, used in the protection of the state border. These cars are powerful, high-speed and have a high traffic.
The IVECO cars with the ZU-23 complex installed on them followed the platform in front of the podium to destroy air targets at a low altitude.
Then came the turn of the fourth mechanized column, which included light-armored vehicles of the Ministry of Internal Affairs - OTOKAR, PMV SURVIVOR II, TOYOTA TUNDRA, GMC Sierra. These vehicles serve to maintain a peaceful and peaceful life of the population, as well as public order. The motorcyclists of the Ministry of Interior drove into the square behind them.
The festive parade continued the Air Force. Over the area, Agusta-109 and Agusta-139 helicopters flew over, the technical characteristics of which allow the State Border Service soldiers to observe in mountainous and hard-to-reach places.
The Eurocopter-365 helicopters of the Ministry of National Security and the Eurocopter-145 of the Ministry of the Interior continued the military parade in the air. Then, Su-25 combat aircraft appeared in the sky.
At the end of the air parade, a battalion of the Guard of Honor of the Ministry of Defense appeared in front of the main stand. Demonstrating impeccable training and high skill in the execution of combat weapons techniques, the soldiers formed on the square images of the glorious date "27" and the Monument of Independence.
The final chord of the military parade in honor of the main national holiday was the performance of the Joint Orchestra of the Armed Forces.

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