Shoigu said about the lack of 1300 military pilots
Air and space forces of the Russian Federation are deficient in trained military pilots, said the Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
“Only in 2018 will close the deficit by flight crews,” — said Shoigu at the government hour in the state Duma.
He noted that at the end of 2016, the Russian space forces lacked the 1300 pilots.
Shoigu said that due to the lack of trained professionals in 2016, it was decided to return 15 thousand a dismissed military personnel. For some professions military personnel renewed for 5 years the time limit of stay on military service.