At the press conference, Cai Zhijun, deputy director of the Military Parade Leadership Office and deputy director of the Joint Commission of the Military Commission, said that considering the military parade is the first National Day military parade in the new era, carrying a comprehensive demonstration of the great achievements of national defense and army building for 70 years. It highlights the connotation of the reform of the people’s army and reinventing the style of the times, bringing together the forces of national rejuvenation, appropriately designing the scale of military parade, and arranging some advanced weapons and equipment for the first time.
He also said that the military parade will be divided into the trekking team, the equipment team and the air echelon. Among them, the equipments of the equipment team are all domestically produced equipment, and many of them are debuted.
So what is the scale of this? According to the “Global Times” reporters, the military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Anti-Japanese War has a total of 50 squares (ladders), including 2 anti-war old comrades, 11 trekking teams, 27 equipment teams, 10 airborne The echelon, the number of officially read about 12,000 people, a total of more than 500 models equipped with more than 500 models, nearly 200 aircraft of more than 20 models. In addition, Russia, Kazakhstan and other 17 countries sent teams or teams to participate in the military parade. In the 1999 National Day 50th Anniversary parade, there were 52 square teams, including 17 trekking teams, 25 vehicle teams, and 10 air echelons.
Taiwan’s “China Times” reported that in the parade celebrating the 60th anniversary of the founding of New China in 2009, there were 56 square teams and echelons, including 14 trekking teams, 30 equipment teams and 12 airborne echelons. If the scale of the military parade exceeds the past, it means that the number of demonstration teams and echelons will be more than 56.