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French Defense Ministry announced the reform of the Armed Forces

The military leadership of France planned to cut thousands of jobs in the 2015 military in 7,5. The Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian told today about the plans for restructuring the army. According to him, the reduction will be carried out in accordance with the law on the military program for 2014-2019, which was adopted by parliament last winter. About this newspaper writes MIC.

“It (the law) records an ambitious project for our armed forces, which should allow them to respond to the threats facing our country”, - the Minister stressed and clarified that "the document was drawn up taking into account the limited budget context in which France is now located."

According to him, among the main measures planned for next year, “the dismantling of the 1st artillery regiment in the city of Chalon-en-Champagne, the withdrawal from fleet five ships, as well as the closure of the Adur naval base in the south of the country, the naval command in Strasbourg and the air base in the Paris region of Balar. "

It is also reported on the elimination of the hospital department in the Paris military hospital Val de Grasse. The facility will be redeveloped for research and educational activities. Its therapeutic functions will be gradually transferred to other hospitals in the metropolitan area Ильle-de-France.

«Historical Val de Graz Hospital is located on the grounds of the former monastery of the same name, founded in the middle of the XVI century. During the French Revolution, the religious institution was transformed into a military hospital, and later a military medical school was created there. In different years, it was in the Val de Graz that medical assistance was provided to the first persons of the French Republic and to the leaders of several foreign countries, ”the VPK newspaper reports.

Hospital Val de Grasse.
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  1. raketnik
    raketnik 16 October 2014 19: 49
    “The thesis of Chuck Hagel on the need to prepare the American army to“ deal with ”the“ modern and combat-ready ”Russian armed forces at the“ NATO threshold ”is of serious concern. This testifies to the Pentagon's elaboration of scenarios of operations near the borders of our country, ”the Russian Defense Minister emphasized.

    Shoigu also stated that "the sovereignty of Russia, provided by its army and navy, will always be the limit at which not only the Western emperor broke his teeth during the 1152 years of our country's existence." “With regard to Russia at the“ NATO threshold ”, who, if not Washington itself, has stubbornly pushed this“ threshold ”to our doors over the past 20 years,” the minister said.-I think so or everything is serious, but the polar fox is close oh how close
    1. Giant thought
      Giant thought 16 October 2014 19: 57
      As always, the question rests on money, which all NATO members are sorely lacking.
      1. captain
        captain 16 October 2014 20: 06
        The idea is very wise, because we have them heaps, and therefore steal a lot.
      2. 73bor
        73bor 16 October 2014 23: 00
        At first I read how France announced the disbandment ... but I took a closer look and lost interest!
    2. sgazeev
      sgazeev 16 October 2014 20: 04
      I don’t know what Shoigu thought about the polar fox, but the scribe seems to be amers. They just bluff, knowing perfectly well that Russia will not give in, but offers to negotiate peacefully. They don’t understand, these are their problems. angry
      1. Massik
        Massik 16 October 2014 21: 15
        They don’t understand, these are their problems. angry
        They will become our problems, because it will not be enough to destroy NATO in Europe, perhaps together with it, it will be necessary to finish off the ocean ...
    3. KazakPatrol
      KazakPatrol 16 October 2014 20: 34
      Well, at least our officials now began to speak directly and frankly. And before it was necessary to call enemies - our western friends and partners.
    4. 222222
      222222 16 October 2014 21: 14
      raketnik (3) SU Today, 19:49
      ..with the beginning of fiscal year 2015 from October 1, 2014, senior Pentagon officials begin to scab on the military budget for fiscal year 2016 (starting October 1, 2015) ...
  2. Cossack Lee Hoy
    Cossack Lee Hoy 16 October 2014 19: 51
    Taburetkin’s relatives reached the French Armed Forces, they must be abandoned in other armies of NATO countries laughing
    1. Момент
      Момент 16 October 2014 20: 03
      I think that the French at the genetic level are afraid of Russia. Some of the Mistrals are worth it, but with such a budget in France, paying penalties and refunds is cool.
      1. captain
        captain 16 October 2014 20: 12
        Apparently very much at the genetic level, they are afraid of us, starting from the crusaders and ending with the war 1853-54gg (Crimean War), not counting the Civil .. In total, about 7 times they participated in wars against us and apparently all the time with fear at the genetic level. I think with hatred for us at the genetic level.
        1. Baster
          Baster 16 October 2014 20: 23
          It’s just that in Europe there is one old tradition - every 100 years to get together and rake the cradles from Russia bully
        2. Mikhail Zubarev
          Mikhail Zubarev 16 October 2014 21: 21
          Of these 7 times, one on one, and the rest of the war is just a shobla like gopniks or other grimy guests (and not guests) of Russia
      2. Cossack Lee Hoy
        Cossack Lee Hoy 16 October 2014 20: 15
        All right. The closer the transmission dates of the boxes, the stronger the Russian Foreign Ministry should put pressure on the Storage. And the situation is a priori in favor of Russia, what will happen, what is not, the show will succeed ...
      3. Ogans
        Ogans 16 October 2014 20: 17
        funny, but the cock is one of the symbols of France, we are not on the way)))
  3. Demob 2012
    Demob 2012 16 October 2014 19: 51
    who said that we have a crisis, they have a crisis. Now the reduction has begun.
    1. enot73
      enot73 16 October 2014 20: 08
      Quote: Dembel 2012
      who said that we have a crisis, they have a crisis. Now the reduction has begun.
      Somehow this does not agree with the general line of the "Washington regional committee" to strengthen the North Atlantic community. So, you look, and the Mistrals will be given. bully
  4. Akvadra
    Akvadra 16 October 2014 19: 56
    Who else is on the doorstep ?! They also wonder slyly. And the French have planned plans for the "huge". Is that all they are going to reform over the years?
  5. Russian jacket
    Russian jacket 16 October 2014 20: 02
    My experience shows that as soon as conversations about optimization and contraction begin, it is a synonym for collapse, which easily passes, but restoration is a more difficult matter. And expensive ... It's time to demand a penalty for the trough of Mistral, and then quite brave eaters of frogs will lose their brains ... laughing
  6. Dezinto
    Dezinto 16 October 2014 20: 04
    Let them pull on red trousers and again surrender to someone.

    PS Zadolbali with their Mistrals!
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    2. Vitaly Anisimov
      Vitaly Anisimov 16 October 2014 20: 11
      Quote: DEZINTO
      Let them pull on red trousers and again surrender to someone.

      PS Zadolbali with their Mistrals!

      laughing laughing They are ready to surrender even to the Russians ..! That's just fate waiting for them not to give up but to surrender to the influx of Arabs .. They will answer for Gaddafi! And we will watch ..))) Depardieu understood this with his always drunk mind ..
  7. Mihail177
    Mihail177 16 October 2014 20: 07
    So the paddlers will give us the Mistrals .... out of savings. Too expensive for them to get up in a pose.
    TECHNOLOGY 16 October 2014 20: 10
    and figs with him.
  9. Hera7
    Hera7 16 October 2014 20: 12
    Mistral return!
  10. Ogans
    Ogans 16 October 2014 20: 15
    we have a reduction declared in 10% of state. employees, and I suppose this is just the beginning ..
  11. Magic archer
    Magic archer 16 October 2014 20: 15
    What kind of reform is this about ?! If the regular troops have not caused anything besides laughter for a long time ?! Legion! These are really combat-ready units! There was an excellent article about the French army in the Soldier of Fortune ... There was a chic magazine. So the Frenchman told him very interestingly about his army. What’s embarrassing in such tones. Praised equipment (Leclerci, Rafali, Tigers) were dropped below the baseboard! Too gentle for war. More repaired than they worked. About the French soldiers it was written like that ... There’s no spirit that captured all of Europe with Napo eonom! So all these reforming ... tak..slova hi
  12. Semen Semyonitch
    Semen Semyonitch 16 October 2014 20: 16
    ... announced the reform of the Armed Forces ...

    Read about disbanding laughing
  13. valokordin
    valokordin 16 October 2014 20: 18
    That's how it is, but we say that NATO is going to attack us, and they have disarmament. We must help the valiant French socialists and return the Mistral to them, and to us the money.
  14. Vitaly Anisimov
    Vitaly Anisimov 16 October 2014 20: 20
    Well for the reform .. the French army ... drinks !
  15. Bassoon
    Bassoon 16 October 2014 20: 24
    In the process, they got their own Serdyukov) You are on the right track, comrades!
  16. Stinger
    Stinger 16 October 2014 20: 26
    It must be reformed. And then it will be too late. The Americans did not reform, and overlooked that while they were peacefully bombing everyone, the insidious Russia was already on the verge of NATO, as the state secretary of defense said. And space intelligence did not help. Serdyukov to help you. By the way, he is a great specialist in military hospitals.
  17. lichide
    lichide 16 October 2014 20: 27
    The treasurers do not scratch their turnips, the cunning people! Realizing after World War I that their gene pool was badly damaged, they practically did not participate in World War II. Now every Frenchman realizes that after the next war there will be no white people, only black French will be, which is not good. But what about the army? An army is needed, what parades, holidays and carnivals are without an army, because someone must be able to stomp beautifully and fire salutes!
  18. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 16 October 2014 20: 33
    I think NATO’s European forces are a bluff. Their fighting ability, even among the Germans, is in great doubt.
    The Amerian troops also did not show anything anywhere, and even Iraqi resistance was crushed with "green candy wrappers", they simply bought Saddam's generals.
    That France is declining.
  19. Listen grandfather
    Listen grandfather 16 October 2014 20: 42
    Napoleon in a tomb turns over from the weakness of his compatriots
  20. Ze Kot
    Ze Kot 16 October 2014 20: 52
    Abbreviations? But what about the "terrible Russians"?
  21. sv68
    sv68 16 October 2014 20: 54
    all this is nonsense — when seven thousand people remain in the French army, five tanks and three planes — this is what the real army reform in French awakens. fool everything else will be, and the whole fleet will belong to the Islamic army of Islamic France.
  22. VladimS
    VladimS 16 October 2014 21: 02
    The idea is very wise, because we have them heaps, and therefore steal a lot.

    Probably. Although maybe they have no money, from what they steal now, no less than ours !?
  23. smith7
    smith7 16 October 2014 21: 39
    As a gesture of goodwill, a response to sanctions and a partnership arrangement, the French should be "gifted" (sent for life after "dispossession", of course!) Serdyukov! Problems, straight, him! And the experience is not ordinary and ardor, fervor. Moreover, he is now out of work. Vasiliev is his assistant, again to her hospital, they will help her to put her brains in place. Well, finally, the team of our former Ministry of Defense is just right for such tasks!
  24. iiggi
    iiggi 16 October 2014 22: 04
    It is doubtful of course that their NATO allies, namely the owner (you yourself understand who) will be able to allow this. The fate of the Mistrals is not clear, the silence is complete, does anyone know if they will put them or not?
  25. sharp-lad
    sharp-lad 16 October 2014 22: 19
    I didn’t understand something, the reduction of the armed forces, military medicine, and weapons systems (naval components) are now strengthening and strengthening the army ?! Or do the French redistribute to the benefit of the Foreign Legion, as it were, reducing the regulars?
  26. Tra-ta-ta
    Tra-ta-ta 16 October 2014 22: 40
    ..the deliveries have slowed down ..; now they will save on "democracy". We started with weak-willed warriors ...
  27. V1451145
    V1451145 16 October 2014 23: 04
    What is the army of France? if Russia wants it, in a week the Russian military will be in Paris ...
  28. vodolaz
    vodolaz 17 October 2014 00: 52
    Interestingly, they are neighbors in the EU and NATO, in which case they are going to rely on? Everything goes to the fact that only NATO mattresses will be able to do something from NATO.
  29. Barakuda
    Barakuda 17 October 2014 04: 17
    Well, I was in Paris, I didn’t like it, I couldn’t yell at the sunrise. Although in the coastal areas the peasants are still normal, they are friends with the head.
  30. Siberian
    Siberian 17 October 2014 04: 41
    ... And yet it is interesting who is threatening France, whose armies are standing on its borders .... Who is going to enslave the proud French people who have already become half African and who are going to own their overseas territories .... silent, silent about this French President .......
  31. Dezinto
    Dezinto 17 October 2014 05: 14
    I'll leave it here .....))