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PHOTOS: Chinook, Daredevils to star in R-Day parade

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Last updated on: January 26, 2020 08:22 IST

India will dazzle one and all with a 90-minute display of the nation's military might and cultural diversity through its Republic Day parade.

Elaborate security measures have been put in place for this showpiece event, including a ground-to-air security blanket with thousands of police and paramilitary personnel keeping vigil.

IMAGE: Military vehicle carrying a missile drives past during the rehearsal for the upcoming Republic Day parade at Rajpath in New Delhi. Photograph: Kamal Singh/PTI Photo
 

IMAGE: Border Security Force 'Daredevils' motorcycle stunt team during the rehearsals. Photograph: Kamal Singh/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Indian Air Force personnel during the rehearsal for the upcoming Republic Day parade. Photograph: Arun Sharma/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Indian Air force fighter aircraft's flying past during the rehearsal. Photograph: ANI Photo

IMAGE:  Army tanks and other weapon systems during rehearsals. Photograph: PTI Photo

IMAGE: Delhi Police personnel during the rehearsal. Photograph: Arun Sharma/PTI Photo

IMAGE: C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force flies past during the rehearsals. Photograph: Kamal Singh/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Indian Air Force personnel during the rehearsal for the upcoming Republic Day parade. Photograph: Arun Sharma/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Air Force contingents pose for photographs in front of dummy models of Tejas light combat aircraft, Rafale fighter jets and HAL Light Combat Helicopter . Photograph: Subhav Shukla/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Jaguar planes fly-past during the rehearsals. Photograph: Kamal Singh/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Indian Navy personnel during the rehearsal. Photograph: Ravi Choudhary/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Indian Army personnel during the rehearsal. Photograph: Ravi Choudhary/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Indian Air Force CH-47F(I) Chinook helicopter fly past. Photograph: Kamal Singh/PTI Photo

IMAGE:Special forces soldiers during the rehearsals. Photograph: Kamal Singh/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Marching contingent of BSF's camel-mounted soldiers during the rehearsal. Photograph: Ravi Choudhary/PTI Photo
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