A glimpse of self-reliant India will be seen on the path of duty in Republic Day 2023 parade

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Republic Day is being celebrated across the country today. For the first time, a strong glimpse of self-reliant India will be seen in the parade to be held on the duty path of Delhi. This is the first parade when 21 gun salute will be given by 105mm IFG indigenous gun.

Today is a special occasion of Republic Day when not only the whole country but the whole world will see the power of India on the path of duty in Delhi. This year’s parade is going to be very special in many ways. This time a glimpse of self-reliant India will also be seen in the parade. For the first time in this Republic Day parade, 21 gun salute will be given from 105 mm IFG indigenous gun, which till now was given from 25 powder guns.

Navy aircraft will be included for the last time

This time the naval aircraft IL-38 aircraft will also be included, which is going to be included in the parade for the last time. This aircraft will be seen for the last time in the skill parade. The special thing is that the IL-38 aircraft has served in the Navy for the entire 46 years. This time many aircraft including Rafale jet, light attack helicopter will participate in the fly past.

Agniveer will be part of the parade

This is the first time that Agniveers have also been included in the parade. There will also be a marching squad of 120 members in the parade. Egypt’s 120-member marching contingent will also participate in the Republic Day parade along with the President of Egypt. President Draupadi Murmu will lead the Republic Day celebrations.

Drone will be seen for the first time in the parade

Please tell that this time for the first time such a drone is going to be included in the parade in which a person will also fly. The name of this drone is ‘Varun’. The trial of the drone took place last year in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

These tools will also be included
Officials said that the military weapons that will be displayed during the parade include ‘Made-in-India’ equipment which reflects the spirit of self-reliant India. The Defense Ministry said in a statement that the main battle tank Arjun, Nag Missile System (NAMIS) and K-9 Vajra will also be displayed. According to the statement, the Indian Navy contingent will comprise 144 young sailors led by Lieutenant Commander Disha Amrit. The contingent marching for the first time includes three women and six Agniveers. This will be followed by a naval tableau, based on the theme ‘Indian Navy – Combat Ready, Credible, Cohesive and Future Proof’, the statement said. It will showcase the Indian Navy’s multi-dimensional capabilities, Nari Shakti and a range of indigenously designed and manufactured equipment primarily under Atmanirbhar Bharat.