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The Civic Days Military expand their activities with an exhibition of air defense material (23/05/2012)

These are acts that have never before been made ​​in our city, and in the case of parachute jumping, requires a deep expertise and training in the army.

The Deputy Mayor of Lorca, Francisco Montiel, has reported that the activities planned for Civil-Military Conference to be developing in our city during the next Friday and Saturday, have been expanded.

Thus, near the Jura Flag will take place in the Plaza of Spain from 11 am on Saturday, and the conference will offer Brigadier General Salvador Fontenla, is scheduled to make a jump skydiver on the Plaza of Spain, an activity that will be made by the unit PAPEA (Acrobatic Parachute Patrol Air Force).

It is an act that has never before been done in our city, and specifically inviting all citizens have the opportunity to see the good work of the Spanish soldiers, in particular the Air Force specialists.

The jump will take place at the end of the Pledge of Allegiance at the Plaza of Spain.

Montiel has indicated that the Paratrooper Acrobatic Patrol Air Force, better known as PAPEA was created in June 1978 with the following missions:

Represent skydiving exhibitions and competitions, both nationally and internationally to Spain and the Air Force.

Being based National Team Military Parachuting.

Select the right people for integration therein.

Be unit testing and testing of parachutes.

Provide expertise and provide training courses to be used by professors and instructors teaching group EMP.

The Deputy Mayor reported that in addition to what has already been indicated, will be two more acts, such as a statement of defense equipment and weapons belonging to the Antiaircraft Artillery Regiment No. 73 of Cartagena.

This exhibition will take place in the Alameda of the Constitution, officially inaugurated on Saturday at 10 am.

Missile batteries will be elements of artillery, mechanized vehicles, motorized, articulated and anti-aircraft base of these units themselves.

The exhibition includes activities for children, including explanations include the use of these parts and camouflage tactics.

On Saturday afternoon (19:50 h) will develop a concert with the participation of military bands corresponding to the base of the Sewer and General Air Academy in San Javier, to be held in the Mall Constitution.

Registration deadline extended to participate in the Pledge of Flag

Following the buzz that has attracted the act of Jura Flag will develop on Saturday morning, the event organizers decided to extend the registration period, which will remain open until Thursday.

Remember that all those interested in participating should register at City Hall, providing a photocopy of the DNI.


20:00. - Military History Conference of Lorca in charge of Brigadier General HE DEM.

Mr. D.

Salvador Fontenla Ballesta, in the Board of Councils of HE.

City of Lorca.

10:00. - Flag hoisted and opening of the exhibition of military equipment Antiaircraft Artillery Regiment No. 73 of Cartagena, in Alameda of the Constitution.

Exposure of material remains throughout the day until the end of the day.

11:00 AM. - Flag Act of Jura, a tribute to the fallen and the Force Parade, Plaza of Spain.

12:00. - Parachute Jump on the Plaza of Spain, by Parachute Acrobatic Patrol Air Force, based in Sewell.

19:50. - Concert Band Music General Military Air Academy in Alameda of the Constitution.

21:15. - Arriada Flag and closing of the exhibition of military equipment of RAAA n ° 73.

21:40. - End of the Day.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca

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