Russian troops for our opponents at times it seems worse than nuclear weapons. Just because they can’t understand the structure, layout, technology of this “hellish” weapons. Well, they have no Russian airborne spirit! Just talked about this today in Alabino, the Russian defense Minister, army General Sergei Shoigu.

Today the airborne forces is a highly mobile branch of the armed forces equipped with the latest weaponry and technology capable to execute the tasks of any complexity, – said the military-a sports holiday on the occasion of the Sunday of the 90th anniversary of the airborne troops. – At all times the soldiers of “winged infantry” were entrusted with the most complex and responsible tasks, which they solved accurately, quickly and smoothly, impeccable skill, courage and indomitable will of the paratroopers have always been an insurmountable obstacle in the path of the enemy

Sergei Shoigu reminded that for the shown courage and heroism during the great Patriotic war thousands of officers, sergeants and soldiers of the airborne forces were awarded orders and medals, 296 people were awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.

Precisely because of unprecedented heroism and combat skills of all the airborne divisions awarded the honorary title “guards”. This is important: enlisted in the Marines, even if you still can’t do anything, is bound to become the best fighter in the world. Otherwise, shame on all of life, even about this no one will know. So nobody knows about expelled in disgrace from the Russian Marines! Just because there are none.

the Minister said that the unparalleled dedication and fortitude of “blue berets” have demonstrated in Afghanistan, the North Caucasus, Yugoslavia and other hot spots.

He expressed this solemn day to thank the veterans who stood at the origins of the glorious traditions of the indestructible airborne brotherhood, remain in the ranks and pass on their invaluable experience to the youth.

According to Sergei Shoigu, the current generation of paratroopers, as before, is distinguished by the excellent fighting skill, ability in whatever was to achieve your goals.