Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at age of 89World May 27, 6:57
More than two-thirds of Russians say would like to venerate St Nicholas’s relicsSociety & Culture May 27, 6:40
Russian space budget may grow this yearScience & Space May 26, 20:48
Moscow hopes London High Court will deliver judgement on Ukraine’s debt to Russia soonBusiness & Economy May 26, 20:21
Hungarian top diplomat: EU must discuss anti-Russian sanctionsWorld May 26, 19:56
Russian, French top diplomats discuss preparations for Putin’s visit to FranceRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 19:47
Moscow comments on Tallinn’s move to expel Russian diplomatsRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 19:43
WADA: Legendary Isinbayeva suits role of ambassador for clean sports in RussiaSport May 26, 19:33
Russia working on advanced air defense systemMilitary & Defense May 26, 19:17
MOSCOW, December 16. /TASS/. The Russian Armed Forces’ rearmament target has been 17% exceeded, first deputy head of the defense and security committee of the Federation Council upper house of parliament Frants Klintsevich told reporters on Wednesday with reference to Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu.
"In terms of fulfilment of the state defense order and Armed Forces’ re-equipment target that had been set in 2005, the target has been 17% exceeded by means of creating more weapons samples," Klintesvich told reporters after a Q&A session of the government at the State Duma lower house. He referred to the data provided by Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu.
According to the parliamentarian, "many classified figures were cited during the meeting, the data on which armament samples have been made operational and regarding the Armed Forces’ condition from the viewpoint of the quality parameters, the ratio of the modernised and new equipment."