Russia's Defence Minister: nature of modern warfare changes
Development of technologies and new weapons have significantly change the face of contemporary warfare and armed conflicts, Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu stressed today when opening a scientific conference attended by the leadership of the Russian Armed Forces.
"Armed conflicts we saw the last decades show that the nature of warfare has changed considerably. It is caused by the rapid development of science and technologies, the emergence of new weapons - all these influence forms and methods of warfare", Sergei Shoigu explained.
At the same time, he noted that “as the high-tech weapons and military equipment enter the service, the forms and methods of warfare should be improved.”
"And we are making progress in this issue", the Defence Minister stressed.
He also pointed out that at today's conference they will discuss "the features of modern operations, issues of command and control and comprehensive support of the actions, the use of new and advanced types of weapons."
According to Sergei Shoigu, “the results of the conference will contribute to the further development of the military strategy and operational art of Russia.”