May 7 2021 , the Russian capital Moscow held a general rehearsal to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the victory of the Patriotic War in Red Square. There have been two night rehearsals in Red Square. The day’s total rehearsal was the last rehearsal before the May 9 Victory Day parade, and the full process, which was exactly the same as the official parade on May 9.
On the same day, the 12,000 troops who participated in this year’s parade, 191 pieces of ground weapons and equipment and 76 aircraft in the air formation all appeared in Red Square.
In addition to moscow Suvarov Military Academy, the Russian Federal Ministry of Defense Military University and other well-known Russian military schools and Russian military officers and soldiers to participate in the Victory Day parade, the square also joined the Russian Central Military Region military police square for the first time this year, while retaining the Russian Army, the Air Force 2 mixed female square. After the parade through Red Square, the ground mechanized side followed closely behind, which is also the most high-profile parade of the past year.
The battle is still led by the legendary T-34 tanks of the Patriotic War, a special arrangement to remember history preserved by the annual military parade. In addition, the Russian main battle tanks, heavy infantry fighting vehicles and other ground mechanized main equipment has passed through Red Square. The latest generation of main battle tanks “Amata” tanks, T-90M main battle tanks, “Typhoon-Air Defense Version” armored vehicles, “Uranus”-9 combat robots, “Soyuz-SV” 152 mm self-propelled artillery and other weapons and equipment drove through Red Square.
In the final air ladder session, the Russian “Warrior” and “Swift” flight performance team piloted five Su-30SM fighter jets and four MiG-29 fighter jets in the air in a diamond shape, complete the difficult “Kubinka Diamond” stunt. At the same time, the Su-57 fighter aircraft, Su-35S fighter aircraft, Tu-160 long-range strategic bombers, Ka-52 armed reconnaissance helicopters and other star aircraft also flew over Red Square to be read. The parade’s rehearsal officially ended as six Su-25 attack aircraft spewed white, blue and red smoke from the tail that symbolized the Russian Federal flag over Red Square.
The 7th total rehearsal began at 10 a.m. local time and lasted about an hour. This year’s Victory Day parade is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. local time on May 9.