Shoigu: in September in Russia held the largest maneuvers since 1981

The Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu © Sergei Savostyanov/TASS ABAKAN Republic of Khakassia/, August 28. /TASS/. About 300 thousand soldiers and more than 1 thousand aircraft planned to be used in the maneuvers “Vostok-2018”, which will be held in September. On Tuesday he told reporters the Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. He noted that such large-scale maneuvers were not conducted in the country since 1981. “They repeat in the “West-81″, but perhaps something even bigger. Almost 300 thousand soldiers, thousands of aircraft, on almost all ranges in the Eastern and Central districts kennyh, of course, the Northern fleet, Pacific fleet, involved Navy,” – said Shoigu.

In Russia created new control technology of shells for armored vehicles

Russian main battle tank T-14 on the basis of universal tracked platform “Armata” © Ladislav Karpov/TASS MOSCOW, August 28. /TASS/. Russian NPK “tekhmash” (included in rostec) developed on the basis of NPO “Pribor” cheap control technology to shells that can be used on any vehicles without significant modifications. This was reported by TASS managing Director of “Instrument” Yuri Nabokov.

Russian defense Ministry: US to pull together in the middle East the carriers of cruise missiles for attack on Syria

The defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov © Vadim Grishanin/press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation/TASS MOSCOW, August 27. /TASS/. The United States are increasing the number of carriers of cruise missiles in the middle East for attack on Syrian government forces after the planned provocations with the alleged use of chemical weapons in Idlib province. This was reported to journalists by the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov.

The defense Ministry has denied reports of Russian air strikes in Afghanistan

© Stoyan Vasev/TASS MOSCOW, August 27. /TASS/. The message on drawing the Russian planes an air strike in Northern Afghanistan is not true. This was reported to journalists on Monday the Russian defense Ministry. “Information from British news Agency Reuters on the alleged application of Russian planes air strike on militants of the Islamic movement “Taliban” (banned in Russia – approx. TASS) in the North-Eastern border region of Afghanistan is not true,” said the Agency.

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