Since 2013, in the conditions of the Far North, 545 objects with a total area of more than 710 thousand square meters have been built. Such a large-scale construction in the Arctic latitudes was not carried out by any country in the world.- said Shoigu
He stressed that "the geography of the construction of the Ministry of Defense facilities is vast - from Kaliningrad to the Kuril Islands and from the southern military bases to the Arctic." According to the Minister of Defense, over the past five years, 10 buildings and structures have been built in the interests of the military department. At the same time, "the main efforts are concentrated on the creation of objects of forces and means of nuclear deterrence, an airfield network, and a naval base system Fleet, arsenals of integrated storage. "
Shoigu said that in 2018, it is planned to build more than 3 600 buildings and structures, 117,6 billion rubles have been allocated for this purpose. Of these, 93,9 billion rubles - for the construction of special and military facilities, including to accommodate new weapons and military equipment.
Separately, I emphasize that, thanks to the support of the Supreme Commander, for the first time, capital construction measures are included in the state armaments program approved in December 2017- declared the head of the military department, Interfax reports