Chief of the Air Force described the plans for Russia to "Star Wars"
By 2030, foreign countries - and especially the United States - will be able to strike from space for the whole territory of Russia, said on Tuesday the commander of Air Force Colonel General Alexander Zelina. At the same time, he promised that by the year 2020 Russia will create a new type of armed forces in military and space defense. This year, the Air Force troops will be ready. Established teams are armed with S-400 and modified C-500.
"Development of air-space attack foreign countries shows that up to 2030, dramatic changes occur in the development of air-space as a single sphere of armed struggle" - warned the Chief of Air Force (Air Force), the Russian Federation, Colonel General Alexander Zelenin, speaking Conference on "Status and prospects for the development of Air Force."
"The Air Force of foreign countries, especially the United States will be able to apply a coordinated time-precision strikes on a global scale in virtually all purposes in the territory of the Russian Federation" - leads him RIA Novosti.
At the same time, Colonel-General pledged that by the year 2020 Russia will create a new type of armed forces in military and space-defense: "The main objective of improving the Air Force Russia to 2020: the creation of a new type of armed forces is the basis of air State-space defense, capable in time of peace to deterring potential aggressors, and in the military - armed aggression reflect all the available arsenal of conventional and nuclear weapons ", - he explained.
Zelina Alexander also reported that after 11 years of Air Force troops Russia will be ready. According to him, the task of translating the Air Force combat units in permanent readiness scheduled to perform consistently, increasing the number of permanent readiness for the period from 2009 to 2016 and the second term - until 2020, Interfax reports.
Created teams of air and space defense systems would be armed with C-400 and C-500, said Chief of the Air Force. "C-500 is created not on the basis of P-400, the further improvement of weapons that will be capable of engaging ballistic hypersonic and objectives," - explained Zelina.
Armament Air Force, in principle, will undergo major changes. According Zelina in Russia are under way to develop advanced vehicles, including hypersonic aircraft at a speed of approximately 6M.
"Air Force carried out works in this field, our institutions dealing with development of a fundamentally new means and systems" - the Air Force chief cites Itar-Tass. Zelina, however, stressed that "the specific orders of such samples the latest technology the Air Force has not yet been provided, maintained until the development of a theoretical manner."
Replying to a question, not whether or not to hurry in response to the development of hypersonic aircraft in the United States, Chief of the Air Force said: "We have to understand what level of threat from these aircraft. You should also understand what we need to stop this type of aircraft flights over the territory of Russia or friendly states. "
Alexander Zelina said that the Russia Ministry of Defense is also developing its own unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), but does not preclude the purchase of foreign Designs: "Based on the concept that we presented two years ago, the Russian industry continues to create designs UAVs. At the same time not excluding the options for the purchase of foreign designs and then use them for the benefit of the Armed Forces of Russia ", - he said.
Continuing the theme of bespilotnikov, Zelina said that in the development of domestic appliances will be used not only the experience of Russian industry, but also other countries, particularly Israel, the United States and France. And these, in his words, being well: "In particular, for the improvement of the work planned relocation center drone close to Moscow," - reminded Zelina.
How to write newspaper opinion, less than a week ago, Alexander made Zelina and more specific statements. In particular, the announced end dates of tests and proceeds to adopt several types of technology. Thus, according to the commander, by 2020, new machines will be up to 70% of the domestic fleet of military aircraft. In doing so, up to 40% of the park will be unmanned surveillance and reconnaissance-strike complexes.
Speaking on the future tactical aviation complex PAK FA relating to the fifth generation fighter aircraft, General Zelina stated that he entered service in 2015, but it will begin testing this. However, it should be noted that projections of a high-ranking military sometimes overly optimistic. For example, he spoke before the start of testing the fifth-generation aircraft in 2008 and entering service in 2012-m.
Zelina on Tuesday reiterated that the Russian fifth generation fighter aircraft to rise into the air before the end of the year:
"In November, we must fly, as a last resort - in December, but in any event, this year we will raise the car," - he has promised.
Meanwhile, sources at the newspaper VIEW plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, where the assembly of multiple copies of experienced, not sure of the feasibility of these dates. The first flights PAK FA (also known under the symbol I-21 and T-50, item 059) are scheduled for the first half of 2010, probably in the second quarter. This year could be held only vykatka prototype from the factory shop.
Head and spoke about the changes in technical and logistic BBC: "The network of repair of military aircraft will be converted to" Aircraft Holding Company with the management company within the Air Force. The storage and maintenance of air defense weapons, the supply of APP will be organized in one central database. In Each command will be formed of troop repair ", - he explained.
Zelina said that the logistics will include general security subsystem and a subsystem for the nomenclature of the Air Force. The basis will be airborne logistic base, which, in addition to the supply of aviation and technical equipment, will provide part of the communications, chemical, engineering and motor equipment, and other materiel.
Commenting on the issue of army aviation, head expressed his confidence that in the long run, it should enter into the composition of the Army: "The future of army aviation should be composed of the Army, but you need to create a management system to ensure that in future it was part of Ground Troops, "- said Zelina.
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