The Russian space forces will receive more than 100 modern aircraft and helicopters


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Air and space forces (VKS) Russia this year will receive more than 100 new and upgraded aircraft and helicopters. On Sunday, February 4, reported on the website of the Russian Ministry of defense.

In particular, VCS will give the su-35S and su-30SM, su-34, Ka-52, Mi-28 and Mi-8 of different modifications, and other types of aircraft.

“In addition, the planned supply of more than 10 sets of divisional air defense systems s-400 anti-aircraft missile and gun complexes “Carapace-s”,” — said in the defense Ministry.

It noted that last year, VCS got almost 200 modern aircraft and helicopters and more than 100 pieces of weapons and missile defense. So, in December 2017 at the experimental combat duty to intercede unified space system, as well as three new radar station “Voronezh” system of missile warning.

Earlier in February, the head of the Federation Council Committee on defense Viktor Bondarev said that the Russian army will soon begin to do the latest hypersonic weapons. “We have a large backlog of modern conventional weapons, in particular, high precision. (…) Thus, strategic deterrence will be ensured even non-nuclear part of our Arsenal,” he explained.

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