Videoconferencing and the Navy of Russia in 2017 will receive about 160 planes and helicopters

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MOSCOW, February 26. /TASS/. The Russian military this year plans to about 160 planes and helicopters, about 140 of them will go on Air and space forces (VKS). This was reported to journalists by the commander of the VKS Viktor Bondarev.

“Only about 140 aircraft and helicopters should arrive in videoconferencing this year. Plus naval aviation, so a total of about 160 units of new equipment,” he said.

According to him, all parts of the VCS fully equipped aircraft, the new proportion is about 55%.

“We continue to purchase continue to get it. Plants have reached capacity, and problems with the supply of equipment today, I see,” – said Bondarev.

As previously reported, in 2016, the Russian space forces have received 139 new aircraft.