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Russia lifts the veil on new and modified artillery in rescheduled Victory Day parade

25th June 2020 - 10:00 GMT | by Leonid Nersisyan in Yerevan

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More than 13,000 Russian soldiers marched through Red Square in the rescheduled Victory Day parade in Moscow on 24 June, with 216 military vehicles and 75 aircraft on show.

Some new kit was on display during the parade, which should have taken place on 9 May but was postponed amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

One of the most expected features demonstrated at the parade was the TOS-2 Tosochka thermobaric MRLS (pictured above in a rehearsal before the parade). Unlike its predecessor TOS-1A Solntsepyok, Tosochka uses the Ural-63095 Taifun-U highly mobile wheeled chassis (as predicted by Shephard) instead of the

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Leonid Nersisyan

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Leonid Nersisyan is a defence analyst and research fellow at APRI Armenia. He is a …

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