The military will assist in fire-dangerous regions of Russia
MOSCOW, April 29 — RIA Novosti. Over 23 thousand soldiers ready to assist the authorities during the fire-hazardous regions of Russia, the defense Ministry reported.
“In the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in readiness to perform tasks to reduce the negative impact from the fires, providing assistance to Executive authorities of constituent entities of the Russian Federation is more than 23 thousand servicemen and about three thousand units of engineering, automotive and special equipment. For aerial reconnaissance and the elimination of natural fires are contained in the ready-to-run task four aircraft and 22 helicopters”, — stated in the message.
It is noted that the monitoring of the fire situation in the regions is conducted round the clock duty shift of control Center daily operations of the National control centre defense of the Russian Federation together with Executive authorities and EMERCOM of Russia.
“In the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation during performance of training flight crews of helicopters and transport aircraft, in addition to perform basic tasks, conduct reconnaissance of the fire situation in the regions. After the return of the crews on airfields permanent base the results of the monitoring are sent to the regional control centers of military districts,” — said in the defense Ministry.