Kazakhstan, Astana, May 7 /Trend D.Mukhtarov /
The use of air defense system will be demonstrated during the first military parade in Astana, reported the first deputy of defense minister, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan Saken Zhasuzakov during an online conference on the theme "A strong army - strong Kazakhstan!" on the eve of the Day of defender of the fatherland.
"The military parade is held for the first time in the history of our country, in the history of the armed forces and in the modern history of the former Soviet Union. We wanted to distinguish it as something unusual. Previously held parades were standard - marching troops were shown in action, without combat use. Military parade is a parade of troops in action with the use of military weapons, equipment and ammunition", - said Zhasuzakov.
He reminded that the military parade is held as a part of the national holiday - the Day of the Armed Forces.
According to Zhasuzakov, the airdrop, pilotage, air combat pair by pair and the actual landing of a military transport plane on unpaved strip will be carried out within the parade.
"We want to show the prowess of our soldiers and officers and a new technique that has been acquired recent years. This technique produced by our industrial complex", - added Zhasuzakov.
Zhasuzakov also mentioned that the necessary steps ensuring the safety of the event are being taken.
"Thus we implement a set of measures. Every officer, while, at the helm, the lever is aware of the responsibility, a weapon in his hands is not just a weapon, but ammunition, shells. Feature of this event is that we show the full range of fire, from launching rockets that have never been shown. We will show the use of air defense system, combat vehicles in support of the tanks, which no one else has but us, the new system, "Solntsepyok" (the hot sun), a high-precision weapon, this system uses a laser", - said Zhasuzakov.
According to him, in this parade, all the generals, even the central structure of the Ministry of Defense, will be released in a fighting form.
"We will demonstrate the new helicopters, which are manufactured here in Kazakhstan. They will form the basis of our fleet of intelligence and attack helicopters in future. We will show unmanned systems", - said Zhasuzakov.
According to him, on May 7, in all regional centers and cities the video monitors will be installed, there will be a live broadcasting of the parade. "And all the people of Kazakhstan will be able to watch the parade from their places", - concluded the deputy minister.