Ministry of defence Republic of Serbia

Final preparations for “Steel 2017” at Nikinci ground

At Nikinci ground the final preparations for the upcoming central ceremony on the occasion of marking the Serbian Armed Forces Day, Victory Day and Europe Day, which is going to be held at this ground on Tuesday the 9th May, are under way.

The Defence Minister Zoran Djordjevic with associates visited today the Serbian Armed Forces members, who have been preparing for the display. Besides members of the Serbian Armed Forces, members of the Ministry of the Interior will participate in the display, as well. There will also be a display of devices of the Serbian Armed Forces, as well as the new armament and defence equipment from the development programme of the Military Technical Institute, the companies of the Serbian Defence Industry Group and Yugoimport SDPR with live firing.
The preparations for the ceremony at Nikinci ground started at the end of February. In the attractive programme there will be live firing with artillery and missile armament, as well as manoeuvres of tanks, aircraft and infantry armament. During the programme, which citizens will have the opportunity to watch through live TV stream, there will be the display of competence of some units of the Serbian Armed Forces.  
The system “Alas” will be presented to the general public for the first time. Moreover, the multipurpose armoured vehicles “Milos” and “Lazar”, “Morava” and “Oganj” systems and the self-propelled howitzer “Nora” will also be presented.