National Centre for State Defence Control hosts Military Acceptance Day chaired by Russian Minister of Defence
National Centre for State Defence Control hosts Military Acceptance Day chaired by the Russian Minister of Defence General of the Army Sergei Shoigu. The session participants summed up results of implementation of the State Defence Order in the first quarter of 2018.
Companies of the defence industry complex have introduced 23 BMP-3 IFVs, supply vessel Elbrus (project 23120), two rescue motor boats, 17 aircraft of different type and purpose.
Moreover, eight Su-34 and 25 helicopters were introduced ahead of the schedule.
According to the Defence Minister, some newest samples of hardware will be demonstrated for the time during the military parade in Moscow devoted to the 73th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.
The samples include tank combat support vehicle, Su-57 aircraft, Uran-9 combat multifunctional robotic complex, and Korsar short-range unmanned aerial vehicles.
The mechanized column will consist of more than 190 prospective pieces of hardware.
Development of infrastructure of nuclear deterrence forces is the priority direction.
Therefore, more than 770 buildings and constructions are to be put on service for the Strategic Missile Forces.
Deputy Defence Minister Yuri Borisov reported on introduction of new and modernized samples of armament and military hardware.
According to Yuri Borisov, Land Forces and Airborne troops have received 25 new and 96 repaired pieces of armored hardware, 125 Ural automobiles, 50 pieces of communication equipment, 16 missiles for missile systems, more than 4,000 parachute systems, and 155 UAVs.
The Deputy Defence Minister paid special attention to hardware involved in the military parade in Moscow. According to him, S-400 systems, Iskander and Yars missile systems, Armata, Bumerang, and Kurganets tanks and armored vehicles are participating in the event.
The Russian Aerospace Forces have received 20 new and four repaired planes, 30 new and three repaired helicopters, three radar stations, and more than 4,000 air bombs.
The Russian Navy has received strategic submarine Tula, three ships and supply vessels, 2 helicopters, and 46 Kalibr cruise missiles.
The Strategic Missile Forces continue receiving modern and new armament and military hardware.
On March 28, the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile was tested at the Plesetsk range.
The Russian Defence Ministry pays special attention to development of unmanned aviation.