Park Patriot, the testing area, the tank and AV shooting range — the military polygon of the 2-nd Guard Tamanskaya motorized division.
Located after WWII in this area, the 1 Guard tank regiment named after marshal Katukov (look at tank veteran section) of that 2 Guard Taman division was assembled from the famous 1-st Guard tank brigade (commander M.Katukov), the main participant of the
- battle for Moscow
- battle for Kursk (Prokhorovka) etc.
- Lvov-Sandomir operation
- Visla-Oder operation
- battle for Berlin
Learn more about the history of 2-nd Guard motorized division/ 1-st Guard tank regiment..
Located 20 minutes from CEC (transportation by the special military bus as the schedule) this polygon is the Patriot park area for the demonstration of the tanks, BMP, Assault guns and other AV: the driving and shooting.
Polygon has one VIP tribune (generals, the attache..) and 2 for visitors + the screen (display)
Russian tanks: T-64, T-72, T-80U, T-90, driving and shooting for the visitors
This area used also for the demonstartion in action of the assault guns (with or wthout shooting), ainti-aircraft systems, the military trucks, cars etc.
BMD — armored vehicle of VDV (paratroopers)
The demonstration of the landing with parachutes on the accuracy of the special forces (45 paratrooper regiment/brigade, Kubinka)
During the special events (such as «Army forum») you can see the Russian military aircrafts avia-shows with the famous pilot groups from Kubinka «Vitiazi», «Strizhi» etc. The demonstration of the modern combined battle fighting (land forces + airforces) at the polygon area.
Restricted military area, once per year during the «Army forum-2016» (next Army forum-2017), sometime as the special events (the Day of Taman infantry division or other shows)
to be continued…