Naval parade in Tartous on occasion of Russian Navy Day

Tartous, SANA – Russian navy units operating in the Mediterranean carried out a naval parade off the coast of Tartous city to mark Russia’s Navy Day.

The parade included displays by Russian warships and vessels, as well as aerial displays by aircrafts, sports performances, and a performance by the Russian orchestra.

According the Russian Defense Ministry, the Stary Oskol submarine, Admiral Grigorovich frigate, Pytlivy guard ship, Velikiy Ustyug and Uglich missile ships participated in the parade, along with protection and rescue ships, and patrol boats, in addition to Su-24, Su-34, Su-35 aircrafts, and several military helicopters.

The parade was attended by officers from the General Command of the Army and Armed Forces, the Governors of Tartous and Lattakia, the Commander of Russian forces operating in Syria, the Russian Ambassador in Damascus, Russian officers, and a crowd of spectators.

Hazem Sabbagh

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