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Share of modern weaponry in service with Russian army, fleet amounts to 71.2% — minister

The process of rearmament was not disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic and the growth in prices for raw materials

MOSCOW, December 21. /TASS/. The share of modern weaponry in service with Russia’s army and fleet amounts to 71.2%, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said at the ministry’s enlarged board meeting on Tuesday.

"The task of rearmament <…> is being implemented step by step. The share of modern weaponry in service with the army and the fleet amounts to 71.2%," Shoigu said.

Earlier, the minister said the process of rearmament was not disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic and the growth in prices for raw materials.