“Until the end of 2015, about 60% of modern weapons will be supplied to the units and units of the airborne forces. In particular, new MANPADS with increased firing capabilities, compact low-altitude radar target detectors and automated controls with reconnaissance equipment will be supplied to the troops, ”the release said.
The rearmament must be completed by the end of 2016.
The ministry noted that “the Ivanovo, Ulyanovsk and Novorossiysk airborne formations have already received the latest anti-aircraft missile systems. In addition, about 400 airborne defense specialists have already been retrained in specialized training centers of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. "
According to the plan, by the 2020, the RF Armed Forces should be equipped with the latest weapons on 70%.