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MOSCOW, January 29. /ITAR-TASS/. Around 1,300 units of new weapons, military and special hardware will be delivered to the troops of Russia’s Southern Military District in 2014, chief press officer of the Southern Military District Colonel Igor Gorbul told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
“Military formations of the Southern Military District expect supplies of around 1,300 units of weapons and military hardware, including armored vehicles and other types of vehicles, missiles and artillery systems, warships, warplanes and helicopters, radar stations and special machinery from producing plants,” Gorbul said.
He noted that supplies of new and upgraded hardware will grow by more than 20% year-on-year within state defense contract in 2014. By the end of 2020 troops of the Southern Military District plan to increase the share of modern models of all types of ground-based, sea-based and aircraft-borne weapons and military hardware to 70% and to 100% in some types of weapons.