It all depends on the number of troops to be brought to the capital, the distance they would have to be transported over and of course fuel for the vehicles attending.
According to Military Times, tanks and troops will be rolling down the streets of the nation’s capital on November 10. Well, actually only troops and vehicles that run on wheels, because the use of tanks has been rejected for fear of damaging the city’s infrastructure.
As a means to compensate for the lack of tanks, there will be a heavy aerial presence at the parade. Initially, Trump wanted a show equal in size and bling to the one the French have on Bastille Day.
The French have always wowed the world with the glamour of technology and troops despite their not so-great military achievements of past conflicts.
Historically, the United States doesn't have a federal government sanctioned military parade. The might of the U.S. military is usually shown in antithesis to that of the French, in theaters of war, and not on the capital's streets.
When he announced his plans earlier this year, America's 45th president was compared to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un or the ruler of some “banana republic.”