Specialists of “Uralvagonzavod” to perform warranty repair of Southern Military District military equipment


Specialists from Nizhny Tagil JSC “Scientific and Production Corporation “Uralvagonzavod” arrived in the Motorized Infantry Brigade of the Southern Military District, stationed in Volgograd, to perform warranty service of military equipment.

As the press service of the Southern Military District reported, in November, the company’s employees will hold warranty service of the T-90A tanks and armoured recovery vehicles. In the course of preventive measures the specialists, if necessary, will replace the expired units and components.

In total, about 1,000 units of various military equipment of the unit will be transferred to the autumn-winter mode of operation, and it is planned to use more than 11 tons of engine and transmission oils, about 2 tons of greases and more than 30 tons of low-freezing fluids.


New RCBD Regiment in Ingushetia Received About 200 New Weapons


The forming regiment of the Radiation Chemical and Biological Defense of the Southern Military District, stationed in the Republic of Ingushetia, has received about 200 units of new weapons and military equipment.

Among them, the newest chemical reconnaissance vehicle RHM-6 on the basis of the BTR-80, automotive chemical laboratory AL-4K, machine of aerosol masking TDA-2K based on KamAZ, car of special handling of weapons and special equipment ARS 14KM, heavy flamethrower systems “Solntsepek”, modernized rocket infantry flame throwers of increased range and power “Shmel-M”.

The forming of the regiment began in September, the Defense Ministry statements outlined. Upon completion, which will last until the end of the year, the regiment will begin the task as intended.

Defense Ministry: Kaliningrad Radar Station Exceeds Specification Requirements


According to the Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov, the Russian Early-warning radar system improves the signal bringing system.

The features of radar station in Kaliningrad are six times superior to the requirements of specification parameters, the Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said.

“The system (Missile warning system) is developing and working great. The features are 6 times superior to the tactical and technical requirements,” Borisov said at the opening ceremony of a memorial plaque to the first chief designer of the missile warning system V.G. Repin at IAC “Vympel” (Concern PVO Almaz-Antey).

Weapons to receive passport

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Tuesday there became known some details of this year’s equipment of the Russian army with new weapons. They were supplied to the troops under the 2014 state defense procurement. Despite financial problems, its volume compared with the previous year increased by almost a third. But the main thing is that the armed forces, together with the industry have begun to implement the idea of ​​a so-called full life cycle of the military arsenal. To put it simply, the defense companies have headed for maintenance of their products from the time of their design and construction to supplying to the servicemen and disposal.

According to a similar scheme, in 2014 there have been implemented several pilot projects. In particular, the Su-34, Ka-226, promising missile systems, and new destroyers are meant.

Besides, now the supplies of the advanced multifunctional Su-35 fighters are continued. The servicemen conducted their additional tests and once again convinced of their high quality.

International Conference on Terrorism to be held in Minsk

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A major international conference on the fight against terrorism will be held in Minsk this week, reports the press service of the Belarusian KGB.

“On October 30-31, the Committee of State Security on the basis of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus holds an international scientific-practical conference on the topic “Partnership of State, public sector and business community in the fight against terrorism – security through dialogue, consensus, cooperation,” – a statement said.

This forum will be attended by representatives of the Secretariat of the CSTO, CIS antiterrorist center, OSCE, government agencies and other organizations of Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, China, Indonesia, Nigeria, Belgium, France and several other countries, as well as foreign diplomatic missions.

Russia to Continue Development of Foreign Military Bases


Russia will actively pursue the development of its military bases abroad, the Minister of Defense Gen. Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday. “We continue to develop our bases abroad: in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Armenia. In general, we actively develop it,” he said, speaking at a meeting of the Public Council under the Ministry of Defense.

Sergei Shoigu said that recently the Russian squadron interceded on combat duty in Belarus. “We settled there and are on alert, have the education plans,” the Minister said.

During the exercise, the military played an operation to block and destroy extremists with artillery and army aviation. According to the plan maneuvers, the simulated enemy intensified in one region of collective security, intending to overthrow the legitimate government.

The teachings “Rubezh” are held every two years. In 2012, the military defeated the conditional base of militants, while the operation involved more than 1,000 people and about 100 pieces of military equipment, including tanks, self-propelled guns, helicopters and tactical bombers.

More than 800 people attended Krasnoyarsk mobile contract service selection point

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The mobile point of selection for contract military service, located in Krasnoyarsk under the information-propaganda campaign “Contract service in the armed forces is Your Choice”, attracts great attention on the part of the citizens.

“More than 800 people visited the mobile selection point, 325 of whom have expressed a desire to participate in all its activities related to the selection. More than 100 of them have applied for admission to military service under contract,” – Russian Air Force Commander Gen. Viktor Bondarev was reported at the point.

Before that, Russian Air Force Commander urged the young and educated Siberians to sign contracts for contract service with the Defense Ministry and join the Air Force.

According to the Defense Ministry, currently in Russia there are 76 selection points of citizens for military service under the contract. In total 276 thousand soldiers are serving in the Army and Navy under the contract. It is planned that by 2017 their number will amount to nearly 500 thousand people.

New Communication Stations Received by Sakhalin and Kurile Islands Military


New satellite communication stations entered the troops of Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands, the chief of the press service of the Eastern Military District Colonel Alexander Gordeev told to reporters on Monday.

“The communication troops of military units of the Eastern Military District, stationed in Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands has received about 20 pieces of equipment of new generation. In particular, the middle-rage radio stations R-166, relay radio stations R-419L1, satellite stations R-441LM,” Gordeev said.

The new equipment allows securely transmitting data and providing telephone, telegraph and video conferencing to remote military units and districts.

Russian National Defense Control Center to take up combat duty on December 1

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The Russian National Defense Control Center will officially take up combat duty since December 1, head of the Main Operations Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Federation Andrey Kartapolov said.

He reminded that the actual combat duty in the Russian National Defense Control Center had started in April.

The center will officially start working on December 1. On this day the Minister of Defense will make a report to the Supreme Commander “on the implementation of the tasks set for him – the creation of the Russian National Defense Control Center”, said the General Staff representative.

Khodynskoye Field Received First Combined Rehearsal of March in Honor of 1941 Parade


On November 7 at the Red Square it will be remodeled the most important events of WWII, as well as military equipment show.

In the march on November 7, six thousand persons will participate: students of military schools, members of youth organizations. All the secrets, of course, are not yet open. The role of military equipment is played be the iron frames, and uniform is everyday. November 7, they will wear ceremonial costumes, as well as the uniform of the times of the Great Patriotic War.

Military equipment will remain on Red Square to 21.00 on 7 November. Also this year for the first time it will be reconstructed the most striking events of the war, from the defense of Moscow to the capture of the Reichstag.

From guest tribunes of the Red Square, the scene will be observed by about 1,000 veterans, including 28 members of the historical parade in 1941. After the solemn march, the veterans will go to the Bolshoi Theatre to see a gala concert.