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Military review. Developments in the field of defence and security in the media. Media monitoring during the week from 27.11 in 03.12.2017 year
Material posted: Publication date: 03-12-2017
It became known about the benefits of armored car "Tiger"; TARKR "Peter the Great" will be sent for upgrades; the latest multi-function icebreaker "Ilya Muromets" became part of the Russian Navy; marine priority of the new state armament Programme will be ships with high-precision missiles and nuclear submarines, experts for the NBC protection of BBO in the Amur region received the latest command vehicles based on the BTR-60ПУМ; in 2017 the troops TSB has received more than 1,000 units of weapons and military equipment; motorized infantry ZVO got a new digital communication system "Migrant"; Air and space forces transferred to the long-range bomber Tu-22M3 after control and restoration works in Kazan; pilotless aircraft of the Western military district has been modernized; helicopter regiment ZVO will join the "Night hunter"; in the southern military district on combat duty have taken up the latest s-300V4 air defense missile systems "Buk-M3"; airborne received in 2017, the new samples of weapons and equipment; a three-year contract to supply BMP-3 is made in full. About these and other developments in the monitoring of the media during the week from 27 03. 12. 2017.

General Director of "Military-industrial company" Alexander Krasovitsky said in an interview with RT about the possibilities of armored car "Tiger" and its advantages over its competitors.

"Tiger" was developed by engineers of GAZ group 10 years ago. At the moment 250 specialists continue improving the car.

As noted Krasovitsky, for the last three years the car has received more than 700 changes have not only improved technical characteristics of the car, and made it cheaper.

"Tiger" is the armored combat vehicle. We have it in different protection classes including cars fifth grade that can withstand a bullet from a Kalashnikov assault rifle with heat-treated core. This is quite a serious burden, not only on armor, but on the glass, seams, and other items. The machine has a power reserve of a thousand kilometers, it can reach speeds of 155 miles per hour, the clearance of 400 millimeters... she has a huge cross", — said the General Director "VPK".

In addition, according to him, all the Tigers are a long test cycle before they begin to use. While checking machines used real military weapons.

Krasovitsky said that the armored car is unpretentious in terms of fuel.

Also thanks to the good reputation of "Tiger" are in demand not only by Russian law enforcement agencies, but also other countries.


Pyongyang, after 75 days of abstinence from rockets, tested missiles "And 15". It was stated that "the DPRK has realized the great historical task of completing the establishment of the state nuclear forces." It is noted that in the affected area, DPRK tested last night an Intercontinental ballistic missile "And 15" is the whole territory of the United States. The rocket flew 950 km and reached a maximum height of 4 thousand 475 km.

The international reaction

Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow's position on the DPRK issue is to prevent armed conflict, reports TASS.

He noted that this position is "clear, honest, open," and Moscow have repeatedly stated, including President Vladimir Putin.

"We see the main task is to prevent armed conflict there, which will have disastrous consequences, particularly for countries that are located there. It and the Republic of Korea, and Japan. Let's not forget that both China and Russia are practically on the border with North Korea," Lavrov said.

However, one gets the impression that in Washington "there are people who are determined at any cost to provoke Pyongyang on a new adventure," continued the Minister. He cited the example of large-scale exercises, announced in October, and the new maneuvers, scheduled for Dec.


1 December 2017, the personnel of the associations, connections and military units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation came to the training grounds to improve combat training in the winter period of the new 2018 academic year, reported the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.

In 2018, battle studies will be directed at increasing the level of training for all categories of military personnel: officers, sergeants and soldiers.

The main priority of military training is to improve the quality of events of combat training, improve the training of military control bodies, staffs of various levels the ability to manage subordinate units, using the most modern automated control complexes and means of communication.

The priority

An important place in the training of troops (forces) will be paid to the organization of interspecific training of troops and the organization of interaction on the field of battle formations and military units of the Land forces, aerospace forces, and Navy, perfecting the marching training, perform tasks as the full support of the divisions.

Will continue the practice of unannounced inspections of units and formations, in which activities will be undertaken to complete the regrouping units on unfamiliar grounds for developing practical action combat shooting.

The planned further improvement of the training material base of the ranges and training centers for training of members of crews, of crews and overall divisions at the tactical level to the junction, inclusive. In 2017, improved more than 50 polygons commissioned more than 3,5 thousand units of range equipment, more than 170 simulators.

A large role in raising the level of combat training will be given to the conduct of army competitions (competitions) among the units of the military districts, branches of the armed forces to determine the best crew, Department, platoon, company to participate in the international Army games - 2018.

The fourth International military games will be held in August 2018

During the games will host about 30 international competitions among divisions of the Land and airborne forces, aerospace defence Forces, Navy, artillery experts, engineers and other troops. This will allow the best experts in military Affairs from different countries to exchange experience and to improve the quality of combat training. A number of competitions will pass in territory of foreign countries. Invitations to participate in the games aimed at the military agencies in more than 70 countries.

Next year the troops (forces) will continue to fight for the right to the name "shock". It will be awarded to units that achieve high performance in combat training, military discipline in the performance of special tasks and activities daily activities. By the end of 2017, more than 200 military groups won the right to wear the title of "shock".

In 2018 planned to hold about 8 thousand exercises of different level and scale, including maneuvers "Vostok-2018", a joint exercise of the CSTO CRRF "Interaction - 2018", the doctrine of the SCO member States "Peace mission - 2018".


In a military unit NBC defense of the Eastern military district stationed in the Amur region, received the latest command-post communication vehicle R-145БМ-1 on the basis of modernized armored personnel carriers, the press service of the military district.

The crank is made on the basis of the upgraded BTR-60ПУМ and equipped with advanced means of communication, allowing the transfer of data via closed channels. The machine is able to conduct communications on the move and afloat.

Technique using the outer cameras is able conduct all-round monitoring of the environment with the output devices as workstations for the crew, equipped with special monitors, and capable of transmitting the video image of the connected subscribers. With built-in GLONASS system the machine provides automatic location detection on an electronic map of the area.

Background: Upgraded BTR-60 PUM has a more powerful and reliable engine KAMAZ-7403 and lower weight than other armored personnel carriers. Thanks to the advantages of the car became more maneuverable and passable. Armored vehicle capable of speeds up to 100 km/h on highway and 60 km/h on unpaved roads.

Communications combined arms army of the Western military district (ZVO) received about ten cars R-419Л1 adopted the newly formed infantry division of the Western military district (ZVO), stationed in Belgorod and Voronezh regions. About it reports a press-service of the military district.

Mobile digital radio relay station R-419Л1 and R-419ГМ established on the basis of KAMAZ-43501, which allow to organize video conferencing and to transmit video data via a radio signal.

Communication vehicle is equipped with equipment of definition of coordinates and can implement topographic binding through a satellite navigation system GLONASS.

All such equipment provides transmission of high-speed flow of information at speeds of up to 150 Mbps.

Multifunction station have air conditioning system and air heating, a comfortable place to work and rest soldiers.

Background: New motor rifle division-formed 1 December 2016, in addition to infantry, includes artillery, intelligence, engineer and other units.

In 2017, the troops TSB has received more than 1,000 units of weapons and military equipment. This was reported by the commander of the Eastern military district Colonel-General Alexander Zhuravlev, the press service of the military district.

In particular, the missile Union, stationed in the TRANS-Baikal region, rearmed on the operational-tactical missile complex "Iskander-M".

Adopted the combat strength of the Pacific fleet Corvette "Perfect". Obtained coastal defense systems BRK "Bastion" for the connection of the coastal forces of the Pacific fleet, anti-aircraft missile compound of the district rearmed on the s-400.

The merger of air force and air defense supplemented by fighter-bombers su-34, interceptors MiG-31BM, combat helicopters Ka-52, Mi-8AMTSH, as well as the world's largest series-produced transport helicopter Mi-26.

Reference: furthermore, the engineering equipment, communications technology, automotive, NBC protection equipment, medical, a new radar station, special equipment for railway troops.

In units of the Russian military base in Abkhazia in the framework of re-equipment of troops with modern weapons, military and special equipment (AMSE) in the last 3 years received more than 100 latest fighting machines, the press service of the military district.

This includes tanks T-72B3, BTR-82АМ, mobile reconnaissance posts PDP-4A "Argus" and automated warfare systems "Leer-2" based on cross-country vehicles "Tiger".

In order to improve the comfort of finding the crew in the machinery they installed improved air conditioning system which in addition serve to optimize the working conditions of electronic devices and appliances.

To improve the command control on the technique, there are radio stations of the 5th generation systems of orientation to determine the current coordinates of the machine and display its location on the map.

Arrived all military and special equipment with manufacturing plants on the territory of a military base as a railway transport and its course.

Background: today the share of modern military hardware in the mix is more than 80 percent. Received technology is constantly used by military personnel for courses and exercises. The use of modern armament and military equipment during the combat training of the military personnel had a positive impact on the interaction of units when performing the tasks.

On the armament of the motorized rifle division of the Western military district (ZVO), stationed in the Smolensk region, in the framework of the state defense order received new digital communication system P-240И4 "Person", the press service of the military district.

The complex is designed to organize the communication system between control points in the field. It is composed of radio station "Aqueduct-25U", radio relay station, digital microwave equipment, subscriber terminal, a set of technical message processing, the switch is open.

Reference: "the Immigrant" allow to create more than 100 closed channels with a total bandwidth of more than 2 thousand KB/s. the Range of communications is 40 km away. the Software supports all existing and future communication standards. Hardware is mounted on the base of KAMAZ-53501 family "Mustang" wheel formula 6x6.

The officers of the military mission in Kazan together with representatives of the manufacturer had a test and reconstruction work of the next long-range bomber Tu-22M3, according to the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.

The aircraft in the workshops made the entire list of planned control and restoration works at the flight test station of the plant carried out ground tests. At the end of the Tu-22M3 has successfully passed the bearer, acceptance and familiarization flights.

After the transfer of the aircraft to the crew of the aerospace defence forces pilots, traditionally flying over the enterprise, went to the place of permanent basing.

Reference: Tu-22M3 — long-range supersonic missile-bomber, designed to destroy sea and land targets at a distance up to 2.2 thousand km from the ground based guided missiles and aviation bombs.

The formations and military units of the Western military district (ZVO), the arms of which consist of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), completed comprehensive maintenance work with participation of specialists of the industry. About it reports a press-service of the military district.

In addition to scheduled maintenance, some types of equipment were modernized, which resulted in the individual samples was additionally equipped with night vision devices, thermal imagers and other special equipment.

At the final stage, with operators and commanders BLAH sessions were held, at which the soldiers studied the features of operation of the upgraded machines.

Background: currently, the grouping of the BLAH of the Western military district, more than 50 sets. It drones "Orlan-10", "Leer-3", "Eleron", "Takhion" and four versions of "Pomegranate". All of these drones - development of domestic manufacturers. They are armed with special forces, reconnaissance units, artillery units, and motorized infantry formations.

In the framework of the state defense order in the helicopter regiment of the Western military district (ZVO), based in St. Petersburg, received an attack helicopter Mi-28N "Night hunter" released by the plant, included in the holding "Helicopters of Russia". About it reports a press-service of the military district.

New fighting machine passed through all stages of factory testing and was adopted by the engineering staff of the regiment.

The crew of "Night hunter", which should join the ranks of the military vehicles of the airfield in Pushkin, flew from Rostov-on-don. In order to arrive at the place of permanent deployment, pilots spend in the air more than five hours.

The staff of the Pushkin army airfield was the training of the Mi-28N in the Center of combat use and retraining of pilots of army aviation and soon will begin conducting training flights.

Reference: Mi-28N "Night hunter" is intended for search and destruction in the conditions of active fire resistance of tanks and other armored vehicles, and low-speed air targets and manpower of the enemy.

Armed helicopter – fixed movable unit with a cannon of 30 mm caliber, a set of guided missile weapons "Attack" class "air-surface", "Sagittarius" class "air-air" and blocks unguided missiles (NAR) B-8В20А with a missile C-8 caliber 80 mm.

In the artillery brigade of the 2nd combined arms army, stationed in the Orenburg region, was the first building of the personnel of the new division and the solemn transfer of standard equipment, entered service on the state defense order. This was announced by the acting commander of the 2nd combined arms army TSVO the General-the major Roman Berdnikov, the press service of the military district.

"Today, we solemnly handed 8 heavy self-propelled mortar 2S4 "Tulip" personnel of the new division artillery brigade, said major-General Roman Berdnikov, the Emergence of such a division will greatly enhance our combat capabilities".

Reference: 240-mm self-propelled mortar 2S4 Tulpan" is designed to destroy strong structures field type, command posts, artillery and missile batteries and other military equipment that are inaccessible for grazing fire. The firing range of the usual shell – up to 10 km, active-reactive – up to 20 km.

Motorized rifle brigade of the Central military district (CVO), formed in December 2016, near Samara, were armed with the latest batch of cars UAZ "Patriot", they are now in the brigade of about 100 units. This was announced by the acting commander of the 2nd combined arms army Central military district major-General Roman Berdnikov, the press service of the military district.

In his words, a mechanized infantry battalion was formed in the new infantry brigades at the end of last year, using the experience of the conduct of modern warfare.

Reference: UAZ "Patriot" is able to carry on their bodies not only Kalashnikov machine guns or automatic grenade launchers AGS-17, but also anti-tank and missile systems.

In the southern military district (SMD) for the protection of the air border and strategically important facilities on alert atonement for the air defence units (PVO), equipped with the latest anti-aircraft missile systems (WRU) s-300V4 complexes "Buk-M3", the press service of the military district.

For the placement of air defense assets were held equipment and masking positions.

S-300V4 has unique characteristics, providing anti-aircraft and missile defense, is the only one in the world that can effectively deal with ballistic missiles with a launch range of up to 2.5 thousand km.

Background: high-mobility multipurpose anti-aircraft missile complex "Buk-M3" is designed to destroy aircraft of all types in all ranges of their practical application, Radiocontrast ground targets attack and destroy surface targets in conditions of intensive fire and electronic countermeasures.

Airborne troops of Russia received in 2017, the new samples of weapons and equipment. This was announced commander of airborne troops Colonel-General Andrey Serdyukov, reports the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.

According to him, the airborne troops were armed with four battalion set of new combat vehicle BMD-4M, which is being actively developed in the army, about one hundred units of modernized artillery, about five hundred units of various means of reconnaissance and control of air defence and anti-aircraft missiles.

Background: In 2017 in accordance with the Concept development of the airborne forces, their composition was formed of two parts: a separate landing-assault battalion in the Crimea and separate repair-restoration battalion in city Orekhovo-Zuyevo Moscow region.

Officers of the military representative in the city of Kurgan took the last batch of BMP-3 in the three-year contract with the manufacturer, the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.

The BMP-3, unlike its predecessors, received a new chassis, engine, weapons system, a hydro-mechanical transmission has been greatly enhanced security of the crew. Machine can cross water obstacles.

Background: the armament of the BMP-3 – 100-mm gun 2A70, 30mm automatic cannon, machine gun PKT, fire control system, semi-automatic loading mechanism, the sight, including night vision function, and the stabilizer arms. The crew is able to destroy lightly armored vehicles and manpower, low-flying air targets.


November 30 aboard the new multipurpose icebreaker "Ilya Muromets" (project 21180) raised naval flag and the ship taken in the Russian Navy. About it reports Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.

Solemn ceremony of transfer of the icebreaker "Ilya Muromets" Naval Fleet and hoist on it the Naval Flag was held in St. Petersburg on the territory of the enterprise "Admiralty shipyards". The ceremony was attended by the Deputy Chief of the Russian Navy armament, Vice-Admiral rear Admiral Victor bursuk, the command of the Leningrad naval base, representatives of United shipbuilding Corporation, heads of the enterprises of cooperation, which was involved in the construction of the icebreaker, the leadership of Russia's oldest shipbuilding enterprise "Admiralty shipyards".

The head icebreaker of project 21180 "Ilya Muromets" became the first icebreaker for more than 40 years, a vessel of this type built in the interests of the auxiliary fleet of the Navy of Russia. Icebreaker "Ilya Muromets" according to its characteristics, can effectively and independently carry out ice wiring warships and support vessels of the Navy in the Arctic zone, and also to make the towage. Icebreaker "Ilya Muromets" is a multipurpose vessel with a displacement of 6 tonnes. The ceremony of laying the icebreaker was held at the "Admiralty shipyards" on 23 April 2015 To June 2016 icebreaker was launched for the production of fitting-out works, which are afloat in the waters of the enterprise "Admiralty shipyards". Then the ship passed all stages of testing.

Reference: "Ilya Muromets" — single-deck multipurpose ship, designed to provide the basing and deployment of naval forces in the ice. The ship has the capacity of marine tug, icebreaker and patrol ship at the same time and will be used to support the activities of the Arctic group of forces of the Navy of Russia. The icebreaker of project 21180 ship is a new generation with new principles of electric and a modern power plant.

The high maneuverability of the icebreaker is provided by a twin-screw multi-turn mechanical steering and bow thruster, which increases the manoeuvring characteristics of the vessel when operating in ice conditions.

Control system the vessel has a high degree of automation and integration. The icebreaker is equipped with modern navigation systems with electronic chart display and information system. Basic tactical and technical characteristics of the vessel: deadweight – 6 thousand tons; length – 85 metres; width — 20 feet; side height is 9.2 meters; draft – 6.8 m; endurance – 60 days; cruising range – up to 9 thousand miles; cross – ice thickness of 1.5 meters; type of propulsion – diesel-electric ship with the circle rudder propellers with power of 3.5 MW each; the crew of 35 people.

From St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad oblast ferry "Ambal" brought the latest engineering techniques – 10 truck cranes 9 excavators and station complex water treatment.

This technique has expanded parks private marine engineering regiment of the Baltic fleet and a number of parts of the army corps. After unloading the ferry, the cars made more than 70 kilometer March in a convoy to the places of permanent deployment.

Crane KS-3574 lifting capacity of 14 tons is mounted on base all-wheel drive vehicle Ural-5557-01 with the wheel formula 6x6. Length two-piece boom reaches 14 meters. The kit includes camouflage net, slings for loading works. The crane has a high maintainability. In addition, the equipment provided for work in the dark.

Wheeled excavators shovel combined EOW-3523 on a special chassis KAMAZ have a high reliability, increased maintenance intervals, fuel efficiency.

Station integrated water cleaning SKO-10 capable of producing up to 10 cubic meters of drinking water per hour. The machine is mounted on the base of KAMAZ-6350, the crew - three people. Designed for water purification from natural impurities and also toxic, poisonous and radioactive substances.

Reference: Equipment has arrived to the Baltic fleet as part of a planned replacement of fleet engineering and military parts of the fleet. Until the end of the year, the Navy will go another more than 10 pieces of engineering new technology.

The construction of the ships near sea area with precision cruise missiles and strategic and multipurpose submarines will be a key point of the marine part of the state armament Programme (GPV) on 2018-2027 years. About it said Deputy Russian defense Minister Yuri Borisov at the meeting with the leadership of the Navy and representatives of the United shipbuilding Corporation on the implementation of the State defense order in 2017. About it reports Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.

According to Yuri Borisov, the main focus in the coming decade will be made in the construction of ships near sea area, equipped with precision weapons, including cruise missiles.

Background: Earlier, Deputy defense Minister of Russia said at the meeting in Sochi that the main priority of the new SAP will be the development of nuclear deterrence forces. In addition, special attention will be paid to high-precision weapons.

In 2018, the Pacific fleet will continue to be replenished with new ships and support vessels, reports the press service of the military district.

It is planned that after the Corvette "Perfect", which arrived in Vladivostok this year, the connection of the surface ships of the fleet will join the newest Corvette "Loud" and "Thundering" which is already formed crews. One of these ships is being completed at the Komsomolsk-on-Amur, the other on "Northern shipyard" in St. Petersburg.

The construction of diesel-electric submarines of project 636.3. These submarines are built specifically for the Pacific fleet, they have improved handling characteristics and is able to bear the complex of cruise missiles of sea basing "Caliber".

Also, the Navy will receive new anti-sabotage boats and several support vessels, including a modern tug.




Under the guidance of the officers of the military mission of the newly built ship "Ivan Khurs" project 18280 completes work on schedule varovnik tests on the test bench in the Neva water area. The technical readiness of the object is 99% in the near future, training will be provided for sea trials. About it reports Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.

At the moment tested in working condition engines, diesel generators and vintorogie group. Builders perform degaussing of the hull. Commissioning team, which includes shipbuilders of the enterprise, the crew of "Ivan Horse", is preparing for the imminent exit for sea trials. Now the team continues the study of the systems and equipment involved in the exercise of survivability, evacuation, and other stages of preparation to the management of the ship.

Reference: the Ship is named after Vice-Admiral Ivan Kuzmich Hours. It is designed for communication, fleet management, special tasks. Compared with the predecessors much improved efficiency and operational characteristics of shipboard energy, introduced wide automation control equipment and weapons.

Supercharged diesel engine V-92С2Ф for T-72БЗ successfully passed all kinds of tests. This is the first in the last 10 years the engine is specially designed for installation on upgraded and new serial tanks T-72БЗ capacity of 1130 HP About it reports Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.

As a result of its use significantly increases the mobility and operational characteristics of combat vehicles, and power density of the T-72B3 is superior to the best Western samples.

Background: Despite extensive upgrades and IN-92С2Ф as unified with the predecessor diesel engine IN-92С2: it is made in the same dimensions and installed in the engine compartment of the tank without any modification of the combat vehicle, which allows to replace IN-92С2 on IN-92С2Ф without process changes.


November 2, in 13 hours 43 minutes Moscow time on State testing cosmodrome Plesetsk in the Arkhangelsk region combat crews of the Space forces, VKS conducted a successful launch of the carrier rocket middle class "Soyuz-2.1 b" spacecraft in the interests of the defense Ministry. About it reports Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.

Start carried out under the overall guidance of the commander of Space troops Deputy commander of aerospace forces Colonel-General Alexander Golovko.

The launch vehicle and the removal of spacecraft into orbit passed in a regular mode.

Three minutes after liftoff, the carrier rocket "Soyuz-2.1 b" was taken on the support means of ground automated control of the Main test space center named after German Titov.

The estimated time of the spacecraft, the Russian defense Ministry was launched into the target orbit and was adopted for management of ground-based Space forces VKS.

With spacecraft installed and maintained stable telemetry. The onboard systems of the spacecraft operate normally.

After taking control of the space unit has a serial number "Kosmos-2524"

Reference: This is the fourth launch of the carrier rocket "Soyuz-2" from Plesetsk in 2017. Flight tests of space rocket complex "Soyuz-2" began at the cosmodrome Plesetsk on 8 November 2004. Over the past thirteen years from the Northern cosmodrome held 32 of the start-up of carrier rockets "Soyuz-2" upgrade stages 1A, 1B and 1C.


Deputy Minister of defence of the Russian Federation Yuri Borisov confirmed the plans to send to the modernization of the flagship of the Northern fleet heavy nuclear missile cruiser "Peter the Great", the press service of the defense Ministry of Russia.

According to Yuri Borisov, the work will be carried out in the framework of the new State armament programme 2018-2027.

After returning to the Navy heavy nuclear missile cruiser "Admiral Nakhimov", which is currently undergoing extensive upgrades and will begin upgrading the same type of cruiser "Peter the Great", reported the commander of the Northern fleet Vice-Admiral Nikolai Evmenov.

Reference: "Peter the Great" — the world's largest current heavinesses shock warship with a nuclear power plant. It is designed to engage large surface targets of the enemy, providing comprehensive anti-aircraft and anti-submarine defense compounds warships.

"Admiral Nakhimov as a result of modernization will have a completely new tactical and technical characteristics and significantly increase the potential of the Russian Navy. The modernization plan provides for the replacement of missile systems and artillery weapons.

"Admiral Nakhimov", in particular, will carry cruise missiles "Caliber". The ship will be equipped with new anti-aircraft missile system "Poliment-Redut", his anti-aircraft ammunition will be increased significantly.

Work on the creation of a new Russian military railway missile (rail-mobile missile systems) "Barguzin" temporarily suspended, informs "the Russian newspaper" with reference to a source in the military-industrial complex.

It is noted that development work has been completed and the missile system can "get on track" if necessary.

"The subject is closed, at least for the nearest future", — writes the edition.


By the decree of the President of the Russian Federation of 22 November on the military post of the commander of the Central military district, appointed Lieutenant-General Lapin, Aleksandr Pavlovich.

Reference: Alexander Lapin was born in Kazan in 1964. He graduated from the Kazan higher tank command school, Military Academy of armored troops, the Military Academy of the General staff. Went through all the command positions. Prior to his appointment he headed the Combined arms Academy of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation.

Colonel-General Vladimir Zarucnicki, formerly commander of the troops of the Central military district, was appointed head of the Military Academy of the General staff of the armed forces.

Commander 98 guards airborne Svirskaya red banner order of Kutuzov 2nd degree division appointed Colonel Nikolay Choban.

Reference: Choban Nikolai Petrovich was born 11 August 1972 in the Republic of Moldova. Graduated from the Chelyabinsk higher tank command school, Military Academy of the armed forces, Military Academy of the General staff of the armed forces.

Consistently passed all stages of service from platoon commander of the parachute regiment to the Deputy chief of staff of the airborne troops.

For high professionalism and exemplary performance of duty has been awarded with numerous governmental awards: the Medal "For merits before Fatherland of II degree (with swords). The order "Courage", medal "For courage" and other medals.


27 November – Day of Navy of Russia

On November 27 in the Russian Armed forces held celebrations in honor of the 312-th anniversary since the establishment of regular marine corps of the Navy (Navy).

312 years ago, the founder of the Russian regular fleet, Peter I established the regiments of marine soldiers, marked the beginning of a glorious history of the marine corps Russia. Honorably passed the baptism of fire in the battles of the Northern war, during which was first created large landing connection is a corps numbering 20 thousand people, "soldiers of the sea" subsequently participated in all the battles and wars that were fought in our state.

On account of the Russian naval infantry of the great victory at Gangut and Chesma, the storming of Izmail and Corfu, the defense of Sevastopol and Port Arthur. During the great Patriotic war was formed 10 divisions and brigades, 10 regiments and 34 of the marine corps, totalling more than 120 thousand people. Marine divisions, brigades, regiments and battalions of the glorified heroism and its particular durability. A part of the valor guards and received honorary titles. Marines showed massive courage which the enemy dubbed them "black devils". During the great Patriotic war 122 people became heroes of the Soviet Union.

The motto of the marine corps, Russian Navy, "where we – there a victory!".

Reference: Modern marine corps is a highly mobile, equipped with modern equipment and weapons, prepared for operations as part of naval assault the compound, repeatedly showing their skills during exercises on land and at sea, designed to guarantee Russia's national interests in all sea areas.

The main Directorate of armaments of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation celebrates 88 years

November 28, 1929 in the worker-peasant red Army had established the post of chief of armaments of the red army and established the Service weapons of the red army. It is this structure that became the forerunner of the Main Directorate of armaments of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, which this day celebrates its annual feast, informs Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.

The main Directorate of armaments of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation is the legal successor to previous bodies of military management of Armed Forces associated with planning the equipment of the army and Navy. It deals with integrated planning of weapons systems, advanced weapons systems, as well as the development of the draft State armament programme for the 10-year period and the organization of planning and implementation of the state defense order for three years.

Reference: Bodies of technical equipment of the Russian army this year marks 542. Their story begins in 1475, when by order of the Grand Duke of Moscow Ivan III was created the "Cannonball house" is the first governing body, responsible for producing and equipping troops with artillery weapons, arms and ammunition.

According to the regulation, approved by order of the RVS of the USSR of November 28, 1929 No. 372/84, the state established the post of Chief of armament of the red army, reporting directly to the people's Commissar for military and naval Affairs, and creates the Service weapons of the red army.

In January 1941, created the Office of device rear of armaments and supplies, the successor formed in 1929 to Service the weapons of the red army.

In 1948 established the position of Deputy Minister of the Armed Forces of the USSR on arms

In July 1952 with the organization of the order planning of IWT and research works, control over the military training industry will be transferred to the General staff

10 June 1969 established the post of Deputy defense Minister for armaments – chief of armaments of the Armed forces of the USSR.

The main practical result of the organizational activities and the activities of the office of the chief of armaments for the introduction of new methods of planning the development of the weapon system was the formation of the first state armament programme for the years 1976-1985, which ensured a balanced development of huge items samples of systems and complexes of arms and military equipment.

In 1992, the office of the Deputy Minister of defence for armaments has been renamed to the office of the chief of arms of Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (lip of the armed forces), a new period of activity which was associated with large-scale economic reforms in the country.

At the end of 2004, the Russian defense Ministry has created a system of single customer of arms and military equipment of the system of orders and deliveries of military equipment, which ensures the principle of unity of command.

In 2007 the Office of the chief of arms of Armed Forces of the Russian Federation pereimenovaniya to the Headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, and in 2008 to the General Directorate of armaments of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

In December 2010 the Main Directorate of armaments of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation was reformed into the Department of armaments of Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation.

Currently within the competence of the main body planning of development of weapons Department, the weapons, the Russian defense Ministry is addressing issues related to the organization and coordination of activity of bodies of military management on the planning and implementation of the SAP, the SDO jobs in R & d, purchasing, repair, utilization and liquidation of military equipment, including ensuring of activities of the international disarmament treaties.

Has Prepared Anna Beglaryan

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