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Russia to commission 7 new radars by 2018 - Putin

The President assured that the equipment of troops such weapons of the new generation will continue

MOSCOW, June 6 (Itar-Tass) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said seven radars will be commissioned by 2018. He said so in the course of his visit to the central control of the Russian armed forces.

"In December 2011, a modern Voronezh-M radar went on line in the Leningrad region," Putin said, "next, the Voronezh-DM radar will be commissioned in Armavir. By 2018, Russia will set in operation another seven such radars."