Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Military of Russia

MOSCOW - The Russian government intends to rejuvenate their military forces to provide new military equipment. Russia's Defense Ministry plans to buy 600 fighter planes as well as several other large combat equipment.

With a budget of USD650 billion, or approximately Rp5.749, 25 trillion (Rp8.845 per dollar), Kemenhan Russia also plans to buy
100 warships and 1,000 helicopters by 2020.

Russian First Deputy Defense Minister Vladimir Popovkin said, this ambitious plan will also add eight nuclear submarines and two aircraft carriers. Complete the purchase of the aircraft carrier purchased two Russian ships from France.

This plan is also reported along with the streamlining plan the number of Russian military personnel, who had been considered too fat. No less well to ward off criticism of the lack of equipment owned by a Russian fighter today, as reported by the Associated Press, Thursday (02/24/2011).

These personnel reform was proposed by Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov and potentially lead to 200 thousand Russian military members lost their jobs, as well as the possibility of 10 units of military units to be disbanded.

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