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In Moscow, the separate guards salute battalion named after Marshal of Artillery Vladimir Mikhalkin of the Western Military District (ZVO) will receive four samples of military equipment, which will take place in the only Museum of salutes and fireworks in Russia.

In the near future, a unique 48-line 122-mm field howitzer of the 1905 model, a Soviet 122-mm self-propelled howitzer Gvozdika, a Soviet 152-mm divisional self-propelled howitzer Akatsiya and a Soviet 152-mm army self-propelled gun Hyacinth-S will arrive. “.

After the receipt of the equipment, the servicemen of the salute division will perform a number of restoration work to replace faulty parts and mechanisms, eliminate corrosion of the gun parts, and also completely paint the structural elements. Information on the history of the creation of each weapon will be prepared for the guests of the museum.

The museum has collected over 160 exhibits that tell about the origin and development of the traditions of fireworks production, military documents, maps, a collection of fireworks of different caliber, color, launch height and opening diameter. The street exposition presents over 50 samples of weapons and military equipment brought from various regions of the country and restored by military personnel.

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