The Board of defense of the Russian Federation will consider the draft state armament Programme for the years 2018-2025

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MOSCOW, April 12. /TASS/. The Collegium of the Ministry of defense of Russia will consider the preparation of a draft State armament programme for the years 2018-2025. The meeting will be held under the leadership of defense Minister army General Sergei Shoigu. This was announced by the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.

“The reports proposals in the draft programme will be made by the Deputy defense Minister Yury Borisov and chief commanders of the branches of the military and commanders, heads of Central bodies of military administration”, – stated in the message.

The work of the Board will involve the senior members of the Armed forces of Russia, representatives of bodies of state power and the military-industrial complex.

The state armament programme for the years 2018-2025 involves technical re-equipment of the army and Navy, including analysis and assessment of possible threats to Russia’s national security.