KAZAN, April 19. /TASS/. The CIS member-countries are going to push ahead with efforts to develop an integrated radar identification system, as follows from a decision made at a meeting of the chiefs of the CIS general staffs in Kazan on Friday.
"With the aim to enhance cooperation by the CIS member-states’ armed forces the participants in the session identified ways of developing an integrated system of radar identification and also approved guidelines for cooperation by topographic services," a news release following the committee’s meeting says.
Also, the participants in the meeting considered ways of improving the joint system of communication among the CIS armed forces.
"Bearing in mind the military and political situation on the southern borders of the Commonwealth the participants in the meeting analyzed the challenges and threats to the security of the CIS states and exchanged opinion on ways of resistance to international terrorism," the news release runs.
"Within the framework of joint work analysis was carried out of implementing the concept of military cooperation up to 2020, joint measures for next year were agreed on and the idea was approved of holding a joint computer-simulated command staff exercise of the integrated air defense system Regional Security 2018," the chief of Russia’s General Staff Valery Gerasimov said at the meeting, adding that the participants had exchanged opinion on the military-political situation and analyzed challenges and threats to the CIS member-states.
Taking part in the meeting were Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.