The Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu held on Wednesday teleconference with the leadership of the Armed Forces. In accordance with the agenda was considered the main task of combat training of the Armed Forces in the summer training period, and discussed the issue of training of young specialists.
According to Shoigu, during the summer training period it is planned to spend over two thousand exercises of different scale.
The focus will be on the preparation of tactical groups of troops for action on operating areas; on the implementation of the established individual performance in nepravilnosti and flight crews, the experience of driving and skydiving.
In addition, an important component of improving the training of personnel will become the international Army games. The next competition will be held from 30 July to 13 August at 19 sites, and also for the first time at the site of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In 23 competitions will take part more than 100 teams from 23 countries.
Through international military cooperation will be conducted 9 exercises, including anti-terrorism, Peace mission”, the Russian-Belarusian exercises “Indestructible brotherhood”, and the Russian-Mongolian teachings – “Selenga-2016”.
A summary of the training will be scheduled for September strategic command-staff exercise “Kavkaz-2016”.
With regard to the training of young specialists, the Minister noted that every year in the troops are receiving more modern weapons and military equipment. This places special demands on the professional skills of the military personnel, including young specialists.
And speaking of Armed Forces, for Land forces Junior specialists are trained in 26 training centers in 112 military occupational specialties. This year prepared 27,5 thousand soldiers, over three thousand of them have got skills of operating modern weapons and equipment.
Training of Junior specialists for the aerospace defence forces carried out in 19 training centers for 79-year specialties.
It is important to note that in the learning process widely used operating experience of aircraft systems and anti-aircraft missile systems, received in the fighting in Syria.
In the winter period of training for the Navy has trained more than three thousand young professionals in 68-mi military occupational specialties. At the final assessment of more than half of them showed good to excellent results.
In General, the training of Junior specialists in all types of Armed Forces is observed positive dynamics.