Held in February sudden the test confirmed the ability of aerospace forces to ensure the defence of the country from present and future means of attack, said the Russian defense Minister, army General Sergei Shoigu.
“The inspection confirmed the need for an integrated approach to solving problems for the protection of important facilities from air and space attack, the ability of videoconferencing to effectively carry out their tasks and to ensure the defence of the country from the modern and promising means of aerospace attack,” — said Shoigu at the Board meeting of the Ministry of defense.
He also reminded that in accordance with the decision of the Supreme commander test was carried out in bodies of military management command HQs, subordinate associations, connections and military units. It was attended by 46 thousand military personnel and 1.8 thousand units of weapons and military equipment.
“For the first time as part of the unified Armed forces operated units and missile defense and fighter aircraft, which showed a clear interaction on the defeat of conventional air targets of the enemy,” the Minister added.