November 19, 1942, with a powerful artillery preparation began a counteroffensive of Soviet troops at Stalingrad. In honor of this historic event from November 19, 1944 Day was celebrated artillery, and since 1964 — the Day of Missile Forces and Artillery. For their courage and bravery during the Second World War in 1885 soldiers gunners became Heroes of the Soviet Union, more than a million were awarded orders and medals. Now and units of the Missile Forces and Artillery of the organizational part of the species and genus Russian Armed Forces and other "power" structures. Its artillery is in the Army, Navy Coastal Forces, Airborne Forces, Interior Ministry troops. Mortar units have also have troops of the FSB Russia.
Congratulations, missile troops and artillery!