Russian army 2022, August

Command complexes "Zavet" go to the troops

Command complexes "Zavet" go to the troops

The command vehicle of the complex 83t289-1 "Rostec" announces the beginning of delivery to the troops of serial complexes of means of automated control of anti-tank formations (KSAU PTF) 83t289-1 "Zavet". Such a complex is capable of observing, tracking targets and distributing them between fire

75% by the end of the year. New samples for the Airborne Forces

75% by the end of the year. New samples for the Airborne Forces

Combat vehicles BMD-4M, transferred to the Airborne Forces in early June. Photo of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation As part of the general programs for the re-equipment and modernization of the armed forces, the rearmament of the airborne forces is being carried out. The deliveries of already known samples of different types are being carried out, and the production of new ones is also being prepared

The main trends in the rearmament of the Russian army in 2011-2020

The main trends in the rearmament of the Russian army in 2011-2020

R-36M - in the past, the main missile of the Strategic Missile Forces in 2008, a large-scale reform of the armed forces was carried out, and since 2011 the State Rearmament Program has been carried out. Both sets of activities were completed in 2020 with notable success. Thanks to them, over the past decade, the appearance and capabilities of the army are the most

Superspecific classification of the armed forces

Superspecific classification of the armed forces

In the article Multidomain Forces - a New Level of Integration of the Armed Forces, we examined promising supra-service concepts of command and control of the armed forces (AF) of the future. Currently, the armed forces of the Russian Federation are subdivided into types of troops - ground forces (SV), naval

Reconstruction of the Baltic naval base is nearing completion

Reconstruction of the Baltic naval base is nearing completion

Ships of the DKBF at one of the berths of the Baltic naval base, 2010 Since 2012, the program of reconstruction of the naval base in the city of Baltiysk (Kaliningrad region) has been ongoing. In 2015, the first stage of the program was completed, after which construction organizations began to implement the second. According to the latest

Radar "Sunflower" to protect borders and economic interests

Radar "Sunflower" to protect borders and economic interests

The tasks of timely detection of surface and air targets, incl. which are a threat to the country's maritime borders, in our army they are solved with the help of several types of radar systems. One of the newest and most advanced models of this class is the over-the-horizon Podsolnukh radar

Rearmament of the Aerospace Forces in 2021. Received and Planned

Rearmament of the Aerospace Forces in 2021. Received and Planned

Su-34 bombers built under previous contracts. Photo of the RF Ministry of Defense on ongoing rearmament programs, special attention is paid to the development and re-equipment of the aerospace forces. In the interests of this branch of the armed forces, orders are issued for the production of new aircraft and helicopters

Work in progress. Development of air defense in the Arctic

Work in progress. Development of air defense in the Arctic

Personnel of the 33rd Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment (Novaya Zemlya) at the ceremony of taking up combat duty, November 2015 The Russian army returns to the Arctic, builds new facilities and returns old ones to operation. One of the main tasks in this context is to restore

Units of a new type and new equipment. Prospects for the development of the Airborne Forces

Units of a new type and new equipment. Prospects for the development of the Airborne Forces

The airborne forces of Russia have a high combat potential, and it is planned to increase it. To solve such problems, a set of various measures has been proposed and implemented. It provides for noticeable changes in the organizational and staff structure of the troops with the creation of units of a new type. except

Challenges and Plans: A Series of Armed Forces Development Meetings

Challenges and Plans: A Series of Armed Forces Development Meetings

Last week, on May 25-27, Sochi hosted another series of meetings on the development of the armed forces and the military-industrial complex. The leaders of the country, the ministries of defense and industry reviewed recent successes, studied current challenges and clarified plans for

The Yenisei radar has been put into service. New opportunities for air defense missile defense

The Yenisei radar has been put into service. New opportunities for air defense missile defense

The Yenisei radar station during the 2018 exercises The promising multifunctional Yenisei radar station was adopted by the Russian army. Due to its high performance and new capabilities, this product will be able to increase the overall potential of air defense. In addition, in the near

Promising parachute systems for the Russian Airborne Forces

Promising parachute systems for the Russian Airborne Forces

Paratroopers participating in the Vostok-2018 exercise take their seats on the plane. Photo of the RF Ministry of Defense In the interests of the airborne troops, not only promising weapons are being created. To perform their main tasks, the Airborne Forces need parachute systems of different classes and types. Underway right now

Modern combined arms body armor of the Russian army

Modern combined arms body armor of the Russian army

Soldiers in 2B23 body armor - until recently, one of the most common models. Photo of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation Currently, the supply of the Russian army consists of a number of combined arms body armor. These products have been developed over the past several decades, and each new project

Expedition "Umka-2021". Submarines, aircraft and Arctic potential

Expedition "Umka-2021". Submarines, aircraft and Arctic potential

On March 20, an integrated Arctic expedition "Umka-2021" was launched in the Arctic Ocean and in the surrounding areas. During these exercises, the ships of the fleet, land units and specialists from scientific organizations had to carry out several dozen different events. Moreover, the greatest

Processes of modernization of the Russian early warning system

Processes of modernization of the Russian early warning system

Radar "Voronezh-DM" near Barnaul, put on duty in 2017 The implementation of a large-scale program of modernization of the Russian missile attack warning system (EWS) continues. Construction of new facilities of various kinds is underway and the renovation of existing ones is underway. By

A new stage in the modernization of landfills: housing and modern equipment

A new stage in the modernization of landfills: housing and modern equipment

Exercise with the use of aviation at the Chebarkul training ground (Chelyabinsk region), January 2013 The Ministry of Defense continues a large-scale program of modernization and re-equipment of the training grounds of the armed forces. According to the latest data, in the near future, the relevant organizations will be engaged in updating and

Components and technologies for "Sotnik"

Components and technologies for "Sotnik"

The model of the BEV "Ratnik-3" model of 2018 In a few years, the promising combat equipment of the serviceman (BEV) "Sotnik" may be adopted by the Russian army. It will replace the current "Warrior" and will provide an increase in the combat capability of both individual soldiers and units in

Modernization of the Strategic Missile Forces in 2021

Modernization of the Strategic Missile Forces in 2021

Mobile ground complexes of the Teikovo division, August 2020 In the current state armament programs, a special place is occupied by the modernization of the strategic missile forces, which are the basis of our strategic nuclear forces. To date, it has been possible to carry out a full rearmament

New combat aircraft for the Russian army in 2010-2020

New combat aircraft for the Russian army in 2010-2020

The Su-34 is the most massive aircraft in 2010-2020. The current state programs for the development of weapons, designed for long periods, provide for the massive purchase of various models for all branches of the military. A special place in these programs is occupied by the purchase of combat and combat training aircraft for

Plans to re-equip the Aerospace Forces in 2021

Plans to re-equip the Aerospace Forces in 2021

Visit of the leadership of the Ministry of Defense to KnAAZ, August 2020. In the foreground is one of the assembled Su-57As part of the current state armament programs, the re-equipment of key branches of the armed forces continues. In these processes, special attention is paid to the modernization of the aerospace forces. Plans for

Day of the Russian Nuclear Support Specialist

Day of the Russian Nuclear Support Specialist

On May 31, 2006, a new professional holiday appeared in the calendar of holidays and memorable dates - the Day of the Nuclear Support Specialist. This date is celebrated in our country annually on September 4. The date was not chosen by chance. The fact is that on September 4, 1947, a Special Department was created in the Soviet Union

Both "Vityaz" and "Prometheus": wheeled chassis BAZ for Russian air defense systems

Both "Vityaz" and "Prometheus": wheeled chassis BAZ for Russian air defense systems

Since April, the newest anti-aircraft missile systems S-350 "Vityaz" began to enter service with the RF Armed Forces. One of the innovations for air defense systems is the use of chassis from Bryansk manufacturers. We are talking about an automobile platform created at the Bryansk Automobile Plant (BAZ). This is an enterprise that is five

Defense reform platforms

Defense reform platforms

"God forbid you to live in an era of change." This famous phrase is attributed to Confucius or interpreted as ancient Chinese wisdom in general. Naturally, change is not the same, the whole difference is whether for better or for worse changes are taking place. Recently I had a chance to read one commentary on the Military Review

An example of the actions of a rifle platoon in an offensive

An example of the actions of a rifle platoon in an offensive

Platoon on the offensive Organizing and conducting an offensive battle of a rifle platoon to a height (Example 8) In January 1944, our troops conducted an offensive operation in the Novosokolniki area. On the evening of January 15, the 1st Rifle Company of the 155th Guards Rifle Regiment of the 52nd Guards Rifle

Domestic army body armor

Domestic army body armor

They do not emit a warlike roar, they do not sparkle with a polished surface, they are not decorated with embossed coats of arms and plumes - and quite often they are generally hidden under jackets. However, today it is simply unthinkable to send soldiers into battle or ensure safety without this armor, unprepossessing in appearance

Lies and truths about soldiers' deaths in Boguchar

Lies and truths about soldiers' deaths in Boguchar

Another opus performed by Vladimir Vaschenko was published by Gazeta.ru, thus provoking a rather strong reaction in the media and the Internet community. Quite heartbreaking material about the state of affairs in military unit 54046, telling about how terrible the life of all servicemen in Boguchar is. Since we were in

What will the Russian army get in 2018-2020? Costs and supplies

What will the Russian army get in 2018-2020? Costs and supplies

In just a few months, the military department and the defense industry will begin implementing the new State Arms Program for 2018-2025. Fulfilling the new plans of the Ministry of Defense, many enterprises will build and manufacture a lot of equipment and weapons

To superiority on land

To superiority on land

Colonel-General Alexander POSTNIKOV, Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces, answers questions. - Alexander Nikolaevich, the Ground Forces played an important, often decisive role in the defense of our Fatherland. Has their value changed in modern conditions, taking into account the tendency of increasing the specific

State re-equipment program, increased funding and savings

State re-equipment program, increased funding and savings

For the past couple of years, the main topic concerning the Russian armed forces has been the upcoming rearmament. In 2011, a corresponding State Program (the so-called GPV-2020) was launched, during which 20 trillion rubles are planned to be allocated for new weapons and military equipment. This huge

Chief of the Russian General Staff on the main tasks of the development of the army

Chief of the Russian General Staff on the main tasks of the development of the army

The construction of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation is one of the most important tasks solved by the state within the framework of organizing the defense of our country. The issues of the current state of the Russian army, the directions of its further development are an object of close attention and a subject for

Electronic warfare - myths and truth

Electronic warfare - myths and truth

How unique electronic warfare equipment does the Russian army have? Recently, Russian electronic warfare systems have acquired the aura of a kind of superweapon, which, in the opinion of ordinary people, is capable of causing panic in a potential adversary with just one activation

The main military equipment of the Airborne Forces will be BMD-4M, "Tigers" and "Kamaz"

The main military equipment of the Airborne Forces will be BMD-4M, "Tigers" and "Kamaz"

The main task facing the command of the Russian Airborne Forces, as a military command and control body, is the multipurpose rearmament of airborne troops in the shortest possible time (the next 3-5 years). Colonel-General Vladimir Shamanov, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Airborne Forces, told reporters about this

Armed Forces of Russia. Results of 2016

Armed Forces of Russia. Results of 2016

In the last days of the outgoing year, it is customary to sum up and draw conclusions about the work of certain structures. The armed forces are no exception to this rule. During 2016, the Ministry of Defense and related departments continued to implement a wide variety of programs, as well as

The role and prospects of military groups in semi-exclave regions

The role and prospects of military groups in semi-exclave regions

Crimea became part of Russia in March this year. This federal subject on land has no common borders with other Russian regions and therefore is considered an exclave (more precisely, a semi-exclave, since it has access to the sea). Thus, since the spring of this year, the Russian Federation has two

Armed Forces of Russia. Results of 2015

Armed Forces of Russia. Results of 2015

There are only a few days left until the end of 2015. It's time to take stock of the outgoing year and complete planning for the next one. The Russian Ministry of Defense also sums up the results of the outgoing year and draws conclusions about the success of the work. The outgoing 2015 has not been easy for a variety of reasons

Military doctrine of the Russian Federation

Military doctrine of the Russian Federation

Approved by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation on February 5, 2010 I. GENERAL 1. The Military Doctrine of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the Military Doctrine) is one of the main strategic planning documents in the Russian Federation and is a system officially adopted in

Does Russia need aerospace troops

Does Russia need aerospace troops

The ancient philosophers said: The future will be as we lay it in the present. This truth is well known and confirmed by many years of experience, both in the development of society and in the development of a single individual. Today, both military and civilian experts perfectly understand: without a clear understanding and

Prospects for the development of parachute systems

Prospects for the development of parachute systems

Every year on July 26 in our country, amateurs and professionals of parachuting celebrate the Day of the parachutist. The Aviation Equipment Holding of Rostec State Corporation includes the Research Institute of Parachute Engineering, which is one of the few enterprises in the world that independently

About disbat

About disbat

The 28th separate disciplinary battalion in Mulino is one of the two remaining disciplinary battalions in Russia. The second is near Chita. But even in those days when there were more disbats in the country, Mulinskiy was considered one of the most prosperous, if in general the words "prosperity" and "disbat" can be put side by side. Several

One army and three opinions

One army and three opinions

At the end of January, a conference of the Academy of Military Sciences (AVN) was held in Moscow. A lot of reports were read at the conference and all of them are of interest to the military and civil society, because they often concerned not only purely military aspects. Of all the speeches made at the event