Identified with the operations in Syria issue in the armed forces, which Putin said was the ineffectiveness of military helicopters
Russian authorities and experts continue to sum up the actions of videoconferencing during a military operation in Syria. Attention in particular is paid to the analysis of the effect of military equipment. Once on this subject already expressed by President Vladimir Putin ‘s press Secretary head of state Dmitry Peskov, the assessment was given and the Deputy Director General of the holding “Helicopters of Russia” on production and innovation Andrey Shibitov, reports TASS.
According to him, the military operation in Syria has identified a number of shortcomings of the Russian helicopters. “The experience of combat use of machines is very specific. In terms of task new generation revealed a number of shortcomings that need to be addressed on our vehicles. Of course, despite the generally successful work, we understand what we need to work to ensure that our machines were more efficient,” said he.
He also added that to date, we have generated program improvements, designed to increase the efficiency of the helicopters. As he said this program is being coordinated by the defense Ministry.
The day before Dmitry Peskov in conversation with journalists has recognized, that the main problem of the Russian HQs in Syria was precisely the work of military equipment. “This is a such information of official character. But of course, we are talking primarily about the functioning of the equipment of one or another, the work of those or other technical means. And of course, this experience is analyzed in order to produce the necessary improvement of these technical means”, – he said.
The day before Vladimir Putin during a meeting with the military leadership and the defence industry, devoted to the discussion of the results of applying the operations in Syrian Air-space forces (VKS) and the Navy (Navy) Russia, separately paid attention to the issues identified.
“However – and that we will have now to focus all of our attention is the operation in Syria has identified certain problems and shortcomings. For each area of concern should be conducted the most thorough investigation, mean a professional investigation, the most thorough analysis, and then taken measures to address these problems. This will allow to adjust the future direction of development and improvement of military equipment”, – said Tuesday the President.
According to the head of the state, thanks to the coordinated work of VKS failed to achieve a fundamental turning point in the fight against militants. He noted that the aircraft long-range bomber aviation made 178 sorties and air strikes and sea infrastructure in the Russian Federation banned terrorist organizations Islamic state (DAISH) and “Dzhebhat EN-Nusra” were accurate, powerful and effective. Since the beginning of operation, according to Putin, was affected more than 30 thousand goals, including more than 200 objects of oil refining.
In March, the President instructed to withdraw from Syria, the bulk of the Russian troops. However, some of the military equipment and military specialists remained in the country to support the Syrian army in fighting terrorist groups, which the regime of the ceasefiredeclared in Syria on 27 February, does not apply.
4 may, Washington and Moscow agreed on the extension of the ceasefire to the territory of the city of Aleppo. In the Department of state noted that the truce does not extend to the extremist group “Dzhebhat EN-Nusra”.
On may 9 Russia and the United States made a joint statement in which he confirmed that the cessation of hostilities in Aleppo and other regions of Syria will continue, and described the measures to strengthen the ceasefire.