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Today in St. Petersburg the solemn ceremony of opening of the memorial to the “Gunsmiths of the Fatherland”, dedicated to the workers of the military-industrial complex of the country, took place.

Servicemen of the Western Military District (ZVO), who took part in the unveiling of the monument, laid flowers and honored the memory of the designers, testers, engineers, workers who died in the development of weapons and military equipment.

The memorial composition includes the T-80 tank, installed earlier, and the 152-mm Hyacinth-B cannon, which was donated by servicemen of one of the military units of the Western Military District.

The ceremony was attended by labor veterans, representatives of the city’s military-industrial enterprises, front-line soldiers of the Great Patriotic War.

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