the Russian Air Force

China Reuters RIA Novosti reported, in 2012, Russian troops opened the prelude of a comprehensive facelift, equip and update the priorities involved in air and space defense soldiers, the strategic rocket troops, Air Force and Navy. Military experts generally agreed that lasted three and a half years of radical reform of the Russian armed forces has entered the most critical stage. February 23, the eve of the
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Preparation of recombinant

Six Military District before the Russian military has been replaced by the newly formed four military regions of the west, south, central and eastern (a joint strategy for the Battle Command). This greatly simplifies the decision-making mechanism, thus reducing by half the number of command authority.

All the backbone of forces (ie, the drawdown of forces) have been abolished, the division prepared to be banned (only airborne retain the division prepared). The trip as a more compact, more mobile combat corps, the Russian military the most basic tactical unit.

Servicemen who no longer need to engage in, such as laundry, cooking, equipment maintenance, barracks building, such as loitering Affairs (these chores are outsourced to local companies), but simply obsessed with dry Bank – combat training and exercises. In order to straighten the military discipline, crime prevention, the Russian military also set up a special military police force.

The professionalization of the army, the Russian military has done a lot of work. Contract officers and men the proportion increased. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in the election articles recently published, the current Russian military contract officers 220,000 18.6 million people, soldiers and NCOs. In the next five years, the annual recruitment of 50,000 contract soldiers. Before 2017, one million of the armed forces, there will be 700,000 professional soldiers. By 2020, the number of compulsory servicemen reduced to 145,000.

January 1, 2012, the Russian servicemen’s wages almost doubled tripled, pensions also increased by 1.6 times. The social status of the soldiers gradually returned to the former Soviet Union level, a pun on high income groups.

Putin’s promise to 2012-2013 will completely solve the military’s most urgent, the most difficult housing security issues. Be completed before the establishment of the Foundation of soldiers apartment in 2014.

Russian military education continued in-depth, deep integration of teaching resources. 10 Military Research and Training Center is currently being formed. Can compare the various types of military academies of the former Soviet Union up to 166.

Air and space defense soldiers

The most iconic events of the Russian Federation armed forces, the preparation of structural reform is completed in the space force on the basis of the formation of air and space defense soldiers. New branches of combat duty from December 1, 2011, which mainly undertakes the task functions of missile warning, missile defense, air defense, space surveillance and satellite launching.

Air and space defense soldiers under the jurisdiction of the Space Command, Air and Missile Defense Command and the Plesetsk cosmodrome (in Arkhangelsk State). The formation of new branches is in response to the United States and NATO to deploy anti-missile system in Europe to step up. Russian authorities believe that the U.S. anti-missile encirclement of the Russian nuclear deterrent forces pose a threat.

The Russian military intends by 2020 20% of the national armed planned budgetary funds into the construction of air and space defense soldiers. In 2020, the arms will be fitted out in about 100 military spacecraft. The air defense forces will continue to be fitted out in the new S-400 air defense systems. There are two S-400 air defense missile regiment on combat duty task in 2012 will have further two S-400 air defense regiment to complete facelift. In 2020, the Russian military column mounted S-400 systems can be equipped with 28 group. The latest model S-500 air defense system is expected in 2015, the armed forces.

The new generation of early warning radar, 2006′s first high degree of factory prefabrication radar station in Leningrad Oblast completion of the formation. Subsequently, in Krasnodar Krai, Kaliningrad built Voronezh radar system. At present, in Irkutsk, Voronezh radar station to complete the preparatory work before the test run.

Strategic rocket troops

In November 2011, the Russian Federation President Dmitry Medvedev cited the Russian counter European anti-missile system, military and diplomatic initiatives, including the latest intercontinental ballistic missile and a new and efficient warhead equipment can break through the anti-missile system. It is reported that the Russian military has decided to develop a new liquid-fueled ballistic missile weighing 100 tons, the future replace world famous heavy R-36M2 missiles of the Force Executive

The Russian Strategic Missile Troops Commander Sergei Kara Akayev had previously claimed that Russia at the same time in R & D is intended to replace the The development of the missile will be fully learn the

At present, the strategic rocket troops belong to three missile divisions are switched to the

According to Kara Akayev disclose, prior to 2020, the strategic rocket troops new equipment, accounting for 97% (compared to 30%). In the next 10 years, there will be more than 400 pieces of land-and sea-based intercontinental ballistic missiles fielded forces.

Air Force

The Russian Federation Air Force is also experiencing a big adjustment and reform, aviation divisions preparation was banned, air and space defense battle Strategic Command turn scribe the newly formed air and space defense soldiers. Set up a complete infrastructure of the seven large air force base, the airport network is also to modernize: 28 military airport completed a major overhaul this year, plans to complete the repair work of the 12 military airport.

Prior to 2020, the Russian Air Force will receive more than 600 aircraft, including the fifth-generation fighter T-50 modern fighters, more than 1000 helicopters, as well as equip 38 battalions of

At present, the Russian Air Force, three T-50 prototype in flight test flight prototype will be increased to 14, 2015 is expected to be fitted out in the first aircraft batch production prototype, future plans to purchase 60 T-50 fighter. Russian Air Force Commander Alexander Zelin said, T-50 flight test work is being progressively carried out smoothly.

In addition, the Russian Air Force will be in the near future to provide access to 10 sets of armor-S1 air defense missile system. At present, the presence of an air defense missile regiment in Novorossiysk column installed four sets of armor-S1.


In 2020, the Russian military plans to spend 4.7 trillion rubles for the Navy and equipment update. In the weapons development program in the country, the Navy’s investment did not pay enough attention to. This situation has now been completely reversed. The large-scale shipbuilding program has been launched. Before 2020, the Navy will receive 8

The missiles will look forward to long The second ship, Vysotsky, commander of the navy said, the third ship of the same level ship

The topic of building a new aircraft carrier touted again. Vysotsky said,

At the same time, the Russian Navy is preparing to provide access to the legal system


At present, the Russian army the allocation of more than 100 various arms brigades and special trip, these are all filled with members of standing forces. 2015, also plans to set up the first Arctic motorized infantry brigade (the formation of a total of two Arctic trip, but also say that 3).

2013, plans to enable the advanced combat training center in the Western Military Region (Lower Novgorod the Mu Linuo town). In the same year, the unit will use the new automated training equipment and laser shooting simulator here to carry out even the – even the combat training. 2014 to carry out the camp – the camp combat training. The other three military regions will also establish a similar training center.

Prior to 2020, the Army will provide access to the Iskander-M tactical missiles can be equipped with 10 Battalion, over 2300 tanks, 2000 artillery, and more than 17,000 military vehicles.

According to Army Commander Alexander Post Kafelnikov, the Army will be held in 2013 to receive the first batch of armored samples (including Alberto Mata The new armored vehicles will start in volume quantities.

In the summer of 2011, Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov described the overall position of the military procurement tank: I hope to get the true, full sense of the new tank, the progressive realization of the new tank manufactured modular. Department of Defense will not purchase those old tanks.


At present, the Russian military only airborne does not retain the organizational structure of the division and regimental levels. The airborne commander Vladimir Sharman Ivanov said, according to the airborne development plan has been approved by the Russian President, 2016 will not give up the division prepared, because the current organizational structure or the most appropriate.

National weapons program prior to 2020, airborne full facelift. Which is switched to one of the main direction of the new BMD-4 airborne chariot (the type vehicles not bulk supply), and its generated based on a series of new equipment, such as of the reconnaissance car.

Developed by the Russian Central precision machinery manufacturing research institutes of 120 mm and 152 mm caliber new artillery will greatly enhance the combat capability of the airborne, airborne equipment of the two types of artillery before 2020.

Sharman Ivanov said the Russian General Staff is considering a time of war will be a helicopter brigade turn scribe airborne command. Sharman Ivanov believes that the future of army aviation regiment and the Army Aviation Brigade into the airborne sequence, is a good preparation of the adjustment programs


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