During the Single Day of Military Acceptance, Deputy Minister of Defense of Russia Yury Borisov reported that in the second quarter of this year, the Russian Army received almost 200 armored vehicles.
"In the second quarter, 35 new and 155 repaired tanks and armored combat vehicles were accepted by the military missions at industrial enterprises in the interests of the Ground Forces," the deputy head of the military department said.
He also noted that the brigade set of the Iskander-M missile system, 4 new artillery reconnaissance units and 10 self-propelled howitzers, 38 new and 68 repair communications complexes were adopted.
In addition, Yuri Borisov said that in the part of the Ground Forces, 500 new and 273 repaired vehicles were delivered, and about 9,000 munitions of various purposes.
According to the Deputy Minister of Defense, in the second quarter of the current year, in addition to the Corvette "Perfect", the Russian Navy also received more than 60 cruise missiles Caliber, 42 torpedoes, 3 submarines that were docked, a large anti-saboteur and two Su- -Z0SM.
Yury Borisov reminded that on June 26 the nuclear-powered submarine cruiser of Project 955 "Yuri Dolgoruky" from the underwater situation in the Barents Sea successfully hit a target at the Kura test range with a ballistic missile "Bulava".
As for the Air and Space Forces of Russia, they, as noted by the Deputy Defense Minister, received over 70 new and renovated aircraft and helicopters in the second quarter of this year.
"9 new and 45 refurbished aircraft were modernized, 6 new and 11 were repaired with the modernization of helicopters," Yuri Borisov specified.
Also, according to him, 9 new and 10 past repairers with modernization of radar stations, a Pantsir-S combat vehicle and four repaired anti-aircraft missile systems were delivered to the combat units of the VKS. Also, the enterprises of industry delivered four electronic warfare complexes "Vitebsk".
The Deputy Minister of Defense reported that in May and June of this year, three spacecraft, including a special-purpose satellite, were launched into Earth's orbit.
"On May 25 and June 23, 2017, launches of Soyuz-2.1b and Soyuz-2.1v launch vehicles from the Plesetsk cosmodrome (Arkhangelsk region) took place. Spacecraft Kosmos, Tundra and a special-purpose spacecraft were launched into orbit, Yuri Borisov said. In his estimation, all the launches were successful.
"Taking into account the armaments and military equipment (WME) delivered since the beginning of the year, the level of equipping troops with modern, promising samples in the first half of the year increased by more than 0.5% and now stands at 58.8%," the deputy defense minister said.