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Russian Land Force to Receive 1,400 Hardware Units in 2016

Sputnik News

15:23 07.03.2016(updated 15:33 07.03.2016)

The Russian Land Force will receive over 1,400 units of technical reconnaissance equipment, systems of reconnaissance, control and communication, which will increase the share of modern equipment up to 39 percent, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Intelligence units of the Russian Land Force will receive 1,400 hardware units in 2016, the Russian Defense Ministry's press service said Monday.

'The 2016 state defense order prescribes the delivery of over 1,400 units of technical reconnaissance equipment, systems of reconnaissance, control and communication, which will increase the share of modern equipment up to 39 percent,' the press service said.

According to the ministry, over 3,000 junior operational reconnaissance specialists are expected to be trained in 2016, which is set to let successfully and effectively carry out intelligence and special tasks, the statement reads.

Sputnik



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