This can be seen as a sure sign of an end to the crisis: after a ceremony that was banned last year, the Govt-19 duties, the traditional military parade of July 14 National Day has been announced this year thanks to the fall of the epidemic on Friday, June 4, by its organizers.
“We are in a very favorable environment to get out of the health crisis. If this continues, this dynamic should allow us to return to the classic, with a beautiful July 14th at the Champs-Elysees.”, General Christophe Abbott explained to Agence France-Presse (AFP), the military governor of Paris (GMP).
In 2020, the parade format was changed by the Prohibition Ceremony at the Place de la Concord, Pays special tribute to the soldiers and caregivers who rallied during the health crisis. The absence of a march in France on July 14 was the first event to end World War II.
“Winning the Future”
This year, about 25,000 people are expected to stay at these stands. Seated stands will be occupied without a path, respecting the restraining gestures. Standing positions will be occupied at the rate of one person for every 4 meters2. The public should be allowed in the Champs-Elysees. The parade will be attended by 5,000 participants, including 4,300 soldiers, 71 aircraft, 25 helicopters, 221 vehicles and 200 Republican horses.
“Winning the Future” will be the theme of this 2021 edition “Nationwide Collective Ability to Overcome Difficulties Related to Health Crisis” And, “For the Armed Forces, relying on high-tech equipment to turn to so-called drastic, high-intensity actions”, GMP Profile.
The Griffon Armored Carrier, a new generation personnel carrier aimed at replacing the front armored vehicle, will march for the first time, like a caravan armored tanker parked in Sahel. In the air, the new light reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft used to gather intelligence will take part in the traditional parade opened by Patrol de France for the first time.
The attention-grabbing Takuba team
Among the attention-grabbing troops, the European Special Forces, Takuba, was launched by France to engage in warfare with Malian forces, with the participation of eight countries – Belgium, Estonia, Italy, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Portugal, Sweden and France. However, its co-operation has been suspended since Thursday., As in all joint Franco-Malian operations, in reaction to the second plot in nine months in Mali.
The Saadian Marching Regiment (RMT) Army parade opens in March 1941 to Colonel Leklerk during the 80th anniversary of the “Kaufra Truth”: “Swear not to put your hands down until our colors float in Strasbourg Cathedral.” “
On the Navy side, pay homage to the submarines, in the presence of the crew of the Nuclear Assault Submarine (SNA) Emerald, Including a route in the South China Sea, returned from an eight-month voyage in a highly strategic Indo-Pacific region. The crew of the first new generation Safran ANS will also be invited to go to work in the fall.
A two-hour parade and a choir
The Air Force will march on its new space command and pilots involved in the “Skyros” mission earlier this year, followed by four Rafale, two A400M and one A330 Phoenix refueller. Stops in India, United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Greece.
On the eve of its 60th anniversary, The Embraced military service, Referred to as a socio-professional integration system for the benefit of young radical sailors, as well as the military health service which has been very active since the beginning of the health crisis.
The procession lasts for about two hours and ends with 120 singers “Youth Engagement” : Military High School students, members of the Civil Service, volunteer and allied military services, volunteer firefighters. At the end of the parade, a number of activities will be offered to residents of the Esplanade des Invalits and Ile-de-France in several districts of the capital.