Impressive Military Parade on Independence Day

The Promenade in Malabo was the setting for the military and poplar parade, to mark the celebration of half a century of independent life in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.

The day began with the raising of the national flag, followed by the military parade involving the various military groups from the land forces, the national police, the navy, the air force, and military participation from the Armies of France, Spain, Chad, SAPound o Tome and Principe, Congo, and the national army with all its components of the armed forces and heavy artillery.

The aeronautical exhibitions were performed by combat aircraft, and acrobatics performed by plane from the air force drew an impressive national flag in the sky.

Armoured cars, and paratroopers dropping into the Atlantic, in coordination with the national navy, were some of the other spectacular events.

Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office

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