The testing of a new aircraft radar patrol and targeting A-100, military construction, and social protection of servicemen was discussed Friday on a conference call in the defense Ministry under the leadership of defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
photo: Vadim Savitsky
The public portion of the selector Shoigu began with a question about the creation of a new “flying radar” plane A-100, on the basis of Il-76. According to the Minister, his tests confirmed the correctness of adopted technical solutions. “Tested the aerodynamic characteristics of aircraft A-100 is mounted with the antenna fairing, the operation of all aircraft systems and electronic equipment. Today we will discuss the problematic issues of implementation of developmental works on creation of the complex”,- said Shoigu.
Speaking of capital construction for the needs of the military Department, the Minister said that in 2018, for these purposes will allocate almost 114 billion rubles.
“The money is distributed based on the needs of military districts, branches of the armed forces and synchronized with the arrival of military units of modern weapons and military equipment,” – said Shoigu.
According to him, is now constructed special buildings and structures for entering the army missile complexes “YARS” are objects of the system of space surveillance, radar stations, and supporting infrastructure and the Navy.
Shoigu also said that the pace of military construction are rising annually. So, in 2017, the system was introduced 3456 buildings and structures, which is almost 20% more than in 2016.
Also at the meeting, the authorities of the seven regions promised the defense Minister that this year will solve the problem with places in kindergartens for children of military personnel. The Minister listened to the reports of the North Ossetian authorities, the Jewish Autonomous region and Murmansk, Nizhny Novgorod, Orenburg, Chelyabinsk and Pskov regions.
photo: Vadim Savitsky
“We would like to hear a specific time frame when we will finish providing the children of our servicemen with places in kindergartens, and, of course, everything that is connected with the employment of wives of military personnel. This year, next year? The phrase “we work” are known to me. I can give you a lot of similar phrases: “we will begin to start” and many others from this area” – warned the head of the defense Ministry for a long reports of the heads of constituent entities.
A small hitch occurred only with the head of the Chelyabinsk region Boris Dubrovsky. He said that the region has been exhausted, adding that now is designed a kindergarten for 250 places, the construction of which is scheduled to begin next year and be completed in 2020. Shoigu advised him to ask how much military built the naval school at the Murmansk cadet school in Sevastopol and Suvorov in Tula. “We are the objects, together with sports facilities, build six to eight months. Therefore, I hope that all the power of the Chelyabinsk region, you can build a nursery and to provide us places, let this year settle the issue”, – said the Minister.
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