MIL-OSI Russia: Alexey Serko assessed the readiness of the forces and means of the Russian Emergencies Ministry to ensure the safety of the naval parade in St. Petersburg

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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

In the parade dedicated to the 325th anniversary of the creation of the Russian regular fleet, 54 vessels of various types and purposes, 48 ​​aircraft took part in the water area of ​​the Neva and Kronstadt, more than four thousand servicemen and youth soldiers were involved in the review of the naval power of Russia.

To ensure the safety of the holiday, the forces and means of the emergency department were involved, the readiness of which to act as intended was personally assessed by the State Secretary – Deputy Head of the EMERCOM of Russia Alexey Serko.

During the parade itself, on the water area of ​​the Neva and the Gulf of Finland near Kronstadt, the courts of the State Inspectorate for Small Vessels, the North-West Regional Search and Rescue Unit of the EMERCOM of Russia, the Search and Rescue Service of St. Petersburg, the water police and other law enforcement agencies were on duty. Their main task was to ensure the safe and unhindered passage of the ships participating in the parade. Crews of fire and rescue equipment were exhibited near the main venues of the festival. All actions of the operational services were coordinated by the operational headquarters specially created at the Main Directorate of the EMERCOM of Russia in St. Petersburg.

In total, 57 units of equipment and 155 personnel were involved from the EMERCOM of Russia.

In addition, the St. Petersburg rescuers helped the cameramen in the process of installing the equipment, which carried out the transmission of images for live broadcast. For this, high-altitude equipment was involved, including fire and rescue equipment – it was deployed on different banks of the Neva. Thanks to this, residents of every corner of the globe were able to admire all the strength and power of the Russian fleet.

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