The President of Russia Vladimir Putin on the last working day of the week in Sochi will hold a final meeting on the development of the defense industry.
in the process held a series of meetings Putin said that the tasks of the state defense order are fully equipped with weapons forces of the Russian Federation funded in full, and the pace of rearmament of the army and Navy is accelerating.
As told the press Secretary of the head of the country Dmitry Peskov, meeting yesterday the head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu went to the landfill in the area of Novorossiysk to familiarize with samples of new military equipment. Similarly on Friday will hold a meeting on the MIC.
at the meeting of the military-industrial Commission in April, Putin, for example, tried to convince to reduce the risks that are dependent on external suppliers who have the ability to falter. The Manager noticed that all of the components for the production of the military-industrial complex must be localized in Russia.
Tuesday, may 12, Putin said that the Issue of import substitution is one of the most important for the defence industry. According to him, the story is about the systematic implementation of the program of import substitution, and with Ukrainian plants, some NATO countries, from EU countries." In any case with those who, for whatever the considerations of a political nature on its own initiative roll with us work in the industry, " - said the head.
along with this, Russia has no plans to close against contact with foreign partners in the sphere of defense. According to information of the Federal service for military-technical cooperation, Russia's arms exports according to the results of the past year exceeded $ fifteen. 5 billion dollars, with a current portfolio of military orders is 48 billion.
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. There was a necessity of import substitution. Frozen appeared, and among them, regard the capital of Russia and Kiev, cooperating fully in the defense sector. First Federal space Agency has estimated that Russia will need 33 billion rubles to compensate for the negative effects of any rupture of cooperation with the Ukrainian military-industrial complex.
in General, upon written request of the Russian bureaucrats and commissioners of the MIC, refusal to cooperate with Ukraine and Europe will not significantly impact the implementation of an ambitious program of rearmament of the army: in 2011-2020 for these purposes is expected to spend 20 trillion rubles, and another 3 trillion provided in the modernization of the military-industrial complex. Moreover, the rejection of imports will motivate the development of its high-tech manufacturing, but can also "shift right" in terms of individual projects.
Despite the difficult situation in the economy, the Ministry of defence have not changed plans for the rearmament of military power By the end of 2015, the share of new weapons expected to grow to 30%. By 2020, As stated, the share of modern weaponry in the Russian armed forces is expected to grow to 70 percent; genera and species of troops - up to 100%.
for example, 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.