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In the troops of the Eastern Military District before 2020, more than 13 thousand units of weapons will arrive - Shoigu

As part of the visiting session of the Defense Ministry Board in Khabarovsk on June 21, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that up to 25 thousand units of modern weapons and military equipment will be delivered to the troops of the Eastern Military District. During the year 2020, 13 units of weapons and military equipment for the Army, one anti-sabotage boat and 2014 aircraft units have already been delivered and will be delivered, the press service of the ministry reports.

In addition to re-equipping formations and military units, measures are being taken to equip basic military camps and develop infrastructure facilities for receiving new weapons.

“The main efforts are focused on the creation of bases for the forces of the Pacific Fleet and the arrangement in Vilyuchinsk. Much attention is paid to the reconstruction of the airfield network in the cities of Artem, Anadyr, the villages of Ukrainka, Steppe and Chernigovka. Active work is underway to develop facilities in the Arctic zone at Cape Schmidt, the Wrangel Islands and Kotelny, ”added Army General Sergei Shoigu.

Particular attention was paid to the preparation for the strategic command and staff training "Vostok-2014", which will be held in September 2014.

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