In Odessa, within celebration of the Independence Day of Ukraine, military parade with participation over 1200 servicemen including Nikolaev, and military equipment, reports the Ministry of Defence took place.
In day of a holiday military parade in honor of 18-й anniversaries of independence of Ukraine the first deputy commander of armies of the Southern expeditious command of Land forces of Armed forces of Ukraine the general - the major Yury Karlenko ordered. The general - the lieutenant Pyotr Litvin reviewed the troops ordering armies of the Southern expeditious command.
Parade of armies was opened by veterans of the Great Patriotic War and work of the hero town of Odessa. In smart calculations took place the Hero of the Soviet Union counter - the admiral Fedor Pakhalchuk, and also Hera of Socialist work, the participant of defense of Odessa and a known Grigoryevsky landing Boris Shevchenko.
Before a tribune on Kulikovo field passed smart calculations of Military institute of the Odessa National polytechnical university, 28-й the separate Guards mechanized crew 6-го the army case of Land forces of VS of Ukraine, 79-й separate airmobile crew of Land forces of VS of Ukraine which is based in Nikolaev, twice Air command Decorated with the Order of the Red Banner "South" of Air Forces of VS of Ukraine.
To Voyenno - naval forces of VS of Ukraine on parade were presented by military seamen of parts and the ships Western voyenno - sea base. Also solemn march by the Kulikovy field in honor of 18-й anniversaries of independence of Ukraine there passed representatives of all other power departments of the state, lyceum students and soldiers of a company of the Guard of honor of the Southern expeditious command. Passing of military equipment became decoration of parade: tanks, howitzer artillery, fighting vehicles of airmobile subsections and a surface-to-air missile missile system C - 300PS. Military personnel of the reduced orchestra as a part of musicians of military orchestras 6-го the army case of Land forces of VS of Ukraine, 93-and the separate mechanized Guards crew, Nikolaev 79-й separate airmobile crew and 3-го the shelf of a special purpose finished parade.