Shoigu told how many in the army are women

Shoigu said that this year, the USC must provide the sailors of the nuclear submarine “Prince Vladimir” and “Kazan”, the first serial nuclear submarines “Prince Oleg” and “Novosibirsk” and the diesel submarine “Volkhov”. “In addition, the fleet should enter the six warships – the frigate “Admiral Kasatonov”, Corvette “Rumbling”, “Zealous” and “Aldar tsydenzhapov”, large landing ship “Peter Morgunov”, base minesweeper and three vessels support”, – said the Minister. Also, according to him, it is planned to complete factory repair five ships.

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At the meeting, Shoigu also asked how the creation of a spacecraft “Pion-NKS,” which will be included in the system of electronic surveillance “Liana”. In December last year, a timetable was approved for the completion of this satellite, and the heads of the Institute of radio engineering them. academician A. I. Berg and the design Bureau “Arsenal”, reported to the Minister what was being done to its timely launch.

In the eve of March, 8th Sergey Shoigu congratulated women in combat. Them, according to the Minister, in the Russian army over 41 thousand, and about 4 thousand officers, including 44 of the Colonel. More than 30 thousand women serve as contract soldiers and sergeants, about 7 thousand ensigns and warrant officers. Order 272 thousand working in military units and organizations, and nearly fifteen hundred women are in the army of Federal civil servants. For achievements in military service just last year, women won 128 of the state awards, including 24 combat. Departmental medals and marks noted nearly 8 thousand army and naval ladies.

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the Minister noted that Russia is constantly growing competition among girls entering military schools. Last year it was 27 people in the place. “This figure is much higher than that of boys. At the moment in military educational institutions has nearly 1150 trainees,” – said Shoigu.

Another issue that was discussed at the meeting in the defense Ministry, the preparations for the IX Moscow conference on international security held in April, on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the great Victory. “This annual event provides the opportunity to exchange views on topical issues of counteraction to modern challenges and threats. reminded Shoigu. This year the forum participants will discuss the most pressing security issues in Europe, Asia, Africa, America.”

it is Expected that forum in the Russian capital will arrive more than thousand delegates from 115 countries. First of all, defence Ministers, heads of international organizations and representatives of the expert community. The defense Ministry expects that Moscow once again the conference will consider in detail the problematic issues and to develop approaches to their solution.