The fifth plane with the Russian military helping in the fight against coronavirus, returned from Italy

MOSCOW, may 10. Another plane with military personnel and special equipment of the consolidated group of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation arrived from Italy at the Chkalovsky airfield in the Moscow region, said in a statement on Sunday the press service of the Russian military. “On the Chkalovsky airfield came fifth Il-76 aircraft of Russian air force with the military and special military equipment from the consolidation unit of the Ministry of defense of Russia, carrying out tasks to assist in the fight against coronavirus infection in the territory of the Italian Republic”, – stated in the message. According to the war Department, all arrived soldiers have completed the mandatory sanitary-epidemiological actions. On 10 may two aircraft to Russia from Italy to be delivered 14 soldiers and four units of special military equipment. From March 22 to may 7, specialists of radiation, chemical and biological protection of

Source: test of a new hypersonic missiles were on Board the Tu-22M3

MOSCOW, may 11. Trials of new hypersonic aircraft missiles conducted recently in Russia aboard a missile-carrying bomber Tu-22M3. The rocket is created for modernizirovanniy version of the Tu-22M3M, told TASS source in the military-industrial complex. “Recently conducted tests of new hypersonic products on the Tu-22M3. The rocket will be included into the weapons nomenclature modernizirovana Tu-22M3M along with several other new aircraft weapons,” – said the source The source noted that work on new weapons began several years ago, a missile test should be completed along with the work on an upgraded Tu-22M3M. He said that this product refers to the range of missile X-32, noting that it “completely different”. The source did not name the characteristics of the new missile. TASS has no official confirmation of the provided source of information. In a press-service of JSC “Tupolev” has refused comments. Earlier, the Russian military-industrial complex has developed two kinds

The number of people infected with coronavirus military armed forces fell to 1689

MOSCOW, may 11. The number of infected coronavirus infection members of the Armed forces declined per night for 34 people – from 1689 to 1723, says the Monday Bulletin, the Russian defense Ministry. “In the course of continuous testing in military control bodies, associations, formations, military units in the period March to 11 may 1689 established the military personnel with positive results [of tests]”, – the document says. As of may 10, the number of infected soldiers were 1723 people. Just since April, has recovered 411 soldiers, removed from the control of doctors after 14 days of observation after the second negative result test – 2432 people. “All military personnel with positive test results are constantly monitored by military medics. Of them in serious condition – 3 persons; in average condition – 13 people; the rest are without symptoms of the disease,” – said in the defense Ministry. According to

Strategic missile forces have begun training for operating systems “Sarmat” and “avant-garde”

Russian missile, the RS-28 “Sarmat” © Press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation/TASS MOSCOW, August 31. /TASS/. Russian strategic forces (RVSN) have started to prepare specialists for the operation of new missile “Sarmat” and “avant-garde”. This is stated in the press service of the Ministry of defense received on Friday, TASS reported.

Mediterranean warrant. Why Russia holds largest maneuvers of the Navy and air force

© Vadim Savitsky/press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation/TASS For the first time in the history of modern Russia in the Mediterranean sea will be held large-scale joint exercises of the Navy (Navy) and Air and space forces (VKS) Russia. They will involve ships of the North, Baltic, black sea fleets and the Caspian flotilla, as well as aircraft and long-range, military transport and naval aircraft. The group — 26 ships, submarines and support vessels, headed by the missile cruiser “Marshal Ustinov”, and 34 aircraft.

Shoigu: the Arctic has become the center of interests of several States that may lead to conflicts

The Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu © Vadim Savitsky/press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation/TASS MOSCOW, August 31. /TASS/. The Arctic has become the object of territorial, resource and military-strategic interests of some States, which can lead to the buildup of the conflict potential in the region, said the Russian defense Minister, army General Sergei Shoigu. “Protecting Russia’s national interests in the Arctic region and its active development remain the priorities of the armed forces. Today the Arctic has become the object of territorial, resource and military-strategic interests of some States. This can lead to the buildup of the conflict potential in the region”, – said Shoigu at the Board meeting of the military establishment, which considered the implementation of the may decrees of the President of Russia in 2012 and 2018 and its instructions following a meeting in Sochi.

DoD can change the organization for the disposal of ordnance at the Arsenal in Pugachev

© Elena Nagornykh/TASS IZHEVSK, August 30. /TASS/. The defense Ministry is considering changing the organization for the collection and disposal of explosive ordnance (UXO) at former military Arsenal in the village of Pugachevo in Udmurtia, where in may there was a fire and detonated the remaining after the state of emergency in 2011, the projectiles. About this TASS said the Chairman of the government of the Republic of Yaroslav Semenov. “The question for search, collection and destruction of explosive devices is the responsibility of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation. Currently, the Ministry of defence, the issue on expediency of the further cooperation with LLC “Special technology”, or other organization that will implement the collection and disposal of UXO”, – he said. Semenov said that the cleanup of technical area to date was carried out by OOO “NPF Special technology” on the basis of the agreement concluded between