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Russian frontline, army aviation to be completely rearmed in 10 years

RIA Novosti

13:58 14/08/2010

MOSCOW, August 14 (RIA Novosti) - The Russian Air Force will entirely rearm its frontline aviation and army aviation within the next 10 years, Air Force Commander Colonel General Alexander Zelin told the Ekho Moskvy FM station on Saturday.

The frontline and army aviation will see 100% rearmament, and the military transport aviation will be updated by 70%, Zelin said.

He emphasized that the Air Force is higher-priority military service and the shaped plans would be unambiguously carried out.

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