Russian Defence Minister Summed up Results of 2015 Year
On Tuesday, December 29, Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu held a summing up teleconference with the leadership of the Armed Forces in the National Center for State Defence Control.
In his speech, head of the defence department stated that the significant work on putting the Armed Forces on upper quality level had been completed.
There have been established a new branch of the Russian Armed Forces – Aerospace Forces.
A number of contract servicemen (soldiers and sergeants) have exceeded the number of conscripts in the Armed Forces for the first time.
The forces have been fitted with modern armament and hardware by 47%.
Volume of military transportations has been increased by 6 times.
The head of the defence department paid special attention of the teleconference participants to the Artic infrastructure development by the Russian Armed Forces.
In the course of the conference, the Defence Minister has listened to reports of Commanders of military districts and Northern Fleet.
General of the Army Sergei Shoigu assigned operational tasks to the leadership of military control bodies in their responsibility zone.