The Russian armed forces this year should receive 160 aircraft, Putin said
BOCHAROV Ruchei, may 17 — RIA Novosti. The armed forces of Russia in the current year needs to obtain 160 aircraft, 10 combat ships, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, opening another war meeting.
“Most of the contracts (defence procurement – ed.) has concluded, in accordance with Russia’s armed forces should receive more than 160 aircraft, 10 combat surface ships”, — said Putin.
The President said that in the aviation part of the Russian Federation have to do these planes and helicopters, as the su-35S, su-34, Mi-28.
“In the aviation unit needs to receive new aircraft operational-tactical aircraft — the su-34, su-35S, su-30SM and modern attack helicopters Mi-28, Mi-35 and Ka-52”, — said Putin during a military meeting.
He also added that the missile troops have to do the 14 space systems, and an Arsenal of General purpose forces will be replenished with 500 units of missile and artillery weapons, tanks and armored vehicles.