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Russian Air Defense Forces

Before the 1998, the air defense forces of the Russian Federation are an independent branch of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (RF Armed Forces). From 1998, the Air Defense Forces of the country are combined with the Air Force in a new form of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation - the Air Force of the Russian Federation. In 2011, air defense units of the Russian Air Force became part of a new type of Russian Armed Forces - Aerospace Defense Forces. In 2015, the Russian Air Force was merged with the Air and Space Defense Forces of the Russian Federation in a new form of the Russian Armed Forces - Air and Space Forces of the Russian Federation.


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  1. NEXUS
    NEXUS 27 October 2016 21: 37
    We are waiting for the S-500 Prometheus and the S-350 Vityaz in the army. And God grant that it was faster.
  2. LÄRZ
    LÄRZ 27 October 2016 22: 48
    Day of military air defense in the Armed Forces of Russia is celebrated 26 December The beginning of the formation of the military air defense units was the order of General Alekseev - chief of staff of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief (Nikolai II) of 13 (26) December 1915 of the year No. 368, which announced the formation of separate four-gun light batteries for firing at the air fleet. According to the order of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation of February 9 2007 of the year No. 50, the date of creation of the military air defense is December 26
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    B9% D1% 81% D0% BA% D0% B0) Today, October 27, and I am not catching up with something.