The head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has confirmed plans for the rearmament of the military power of Russia by 2020 the share of modern weapons in the Russian army is expected to grow to 70%, and some cases up to 100%.
"This is really serious indicators. I hope that the enterprises of the military-industrial complex, science and engineering centers will make every effort to ensure timely and quality implementation of planned ideas, "- said Putin, speaking at the forum " Army-2015 ".
The issue of development of the Russian defense industry's most deteriorated due to the introduction of the punishment relative to Russia because of disagreements on the situation in Ukraine. Frozen appeared, and among them, regard the capital of Russia and Kiev, cooperating fully in the defense sector. There was a necessity of import substitution. However, as assured Russian officials and Authorized the defense, refusal to cooperate with Ukraine and Europe is not obliged to substantially affect the implementation of an ambitious program of rearmament of the army: in 2011-2020 for these purposes pledged 20 trillion, 3 trillion provided in the modernization of the military-industrial complex.
On the contrary, the Russian authorities hope that the waiver of import will motivate the development of its high-tech production. However, they recognize that it is possible and "shift right" in terms of individual projects. For the 1st quarter of 2015 OPK passed about 70 thousand units carry of weapons and equipment, 341 vehicles, had a repair with the modernization of 60 units of armored vehicles, 36 fighting vehicles, multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS), 24 ballistic missiles.