According to Alksnis, many today misinterpret the state of affairs in the Russian army, declaring its rebirth. He argues that the revival of the combat potential of the army is impossible without a strong defense industry.
No one will argue that we have carried out reindustrialization, hundreds and thousands of factories are working around the clock, releasing Tanks, missile planes, and that we can destroy an adversary in a matter of minutes.
According to Alksnis, there is practically no defense industry in Russia today. On the site of factories in many cities, shopping and office centers are open. At the moment, Russian enterprises are able to produce no more than 20% components for electronic equipment.
We often do not know that in those chips that we bought and bought abroad, in the West. What are the "bookmarks" there are.
Alksnis states that foreign components are practically everywhere on Russian military equipment, and no one knows what a surprise they can give in the case of real hostilities.
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