In Russia, there is an Air and space force that United aircraft, troops air and missile defense, and space forces. Commander-in-chief of the new branch of the Armed forces was Colonel-General Viktor Bondarev.
According to the decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on August 1, 2015, the country appeared and has begun to implement the new tasks of the Armed forces. We are talking about Air and space forces (VKS), which allow to better ensure the tasks of defense of the borders of the state, and more interaction between the structures.
"The formation of the videoconferencing method of connecting the air forces and the Troops of aerospace defense is considered a good option for the improvement of the system of aerospace defense of the country", - quotes RIA Novosti the Russian defense Minister army General Sergei Shoigu. "Now under unified management unified aviation forces of air and missile defense, space forces and means of Armed forces," he added.
A similar solution corresponds to the execution of several critically relevant to the security of the power problems. "This allows you to begin to concentrate in the hands of all responsibility for the formation of military-technical policy development troops, solving the problems in the aerospace field, in-2, at the expense of a narrower integration to improve the effectiveness of their implementation, in-3, to ensure the progressive development of the system of aerospace defense of the country", - said Sergey Shoigu.
"On 1 August signed a presidential decree on the appointment of the commander of the VKS Colonel-General Viktor Bondarev," - said the Minister of defence. General management aerospace defense continued to be provided by the General staff, and specific - major command HQs", he added.