Putin: Russian armed forces received 3.4 thousand modern weapons22:00 - 21/11/2017
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Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Tuesday that the Russian armed forces received more than 3.4 thousand modern weapons in 2017.
"Among them are 16 warships, 190 aircraft, a modern helicopter, 800 tanks and armored vehicles, 170 anti-aircraft missile systems and 1950 multi-purpose vehicles," Putin said during a meeting with the leadership of the Russian Defense Ministry and the military industry complex.
The Russian president stressed that the measures taken will allow the delivery of the proportion of weapons and modern equipment in the combat units of the army to about 60 percent by this year.
He added that "working in combat conditions proved the high specifications of the Russian weapon," adding: "I would like to point out that many of our weapons models have passed the test of effectiveness during combat operations against terrorists in the Syrian Arab Republic." http://www.almaalomah.com/2017/11/21/257152/