By the end of 2017, the share of modern weapons of Air and space forces of Russia should be 68%. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin said during a regular meeting with the leadership of the defense Ministry and the military-industrial complex.
Vladimir Putin held on Thursday next, the third this week, meeting with the leadership of the defense Ministry and the military-industrial complex of the country. There was continued discussion of the draft state armaments program for 2018-2025 first years, as well as the current state and prospects of development of the aerospace defence forces, Navy and strategic Missile forces, reports «TV Center».
The President noted that the arms of the aerospace defence forces continue to receive new aircraft and helicopters, antiaircraft and missile defense, and space technology for military purposes. The share of modern weapons in VCS are now brought to 66 percent, and by the end of this year should still rise and reach 68 percent. Continues the gradual update of the Navy.
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