MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In Moscow, under the leadership of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu, an annual operational mobilization meeting with the leadership of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation has begun.
Opening the event, the head of the military department said that the army and the navy are constantly performing complex tasks that require from the command staff a deep command of the situation, knowledge of the capabilities of their forces and means, a creative approach and reasonable initiative.
The Minister of Defense noted that the professional level of Russian officers is constantly growing. The quality of mission accomplishment by military command and control bodies and troops is improving. Combat experience is being introduced into practice in a timely manner, which contributes to the improvement of field, air and sea training.
“So, during the operation in Syria, many methods and techniques of warfare were implemented that had not been previously used. They need to be improved and actively used in the training of staffs and troops, ”General of the Army Sergei Shoigu set the task.
According to the head of the military department, the peacekeeping operation in Nagorno-Karabakh also confirmed the high skill of the command staff of the Armed Forces.
“Today the systematic development of the army and navy continues. The combat readiness of the nuclear triad is maintained at a high level, its components are being improved in a balanced manner, ”the Minister of Defense added.
Sergei Shoigu recalled that the latest missile systems equipped with modern means of overcoming the anti-missile defense are taking up combat duty. The potential of non-nuclear deterrent forces, primarily precision weapons, is being strengthened. They will be based on hypersonic systems of various bases.
“Based on forecasts of the nature of armed conflicts and local wars, as well as the prospects for the appearance of weapons on new physical principles by foreign armies, military science is developing new methods of using troops,” the head of the military department said.
The Minister of Defense also noted that robotic systems, unmanned aerial vehicles and automated control systems are increasingly used in combat training.
“Last year, we fulfilled the order of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief given in the May 2012 Decree – the share of modern weapons and military equipment in the troops was 70.1%,” General of the Army Sergei Shoigu stated. “Now it is necessary to ensure the introduction of artificial intelligence technologies into weapons, which determine the future appearance of the Armed Forces.”
During his speech, the head of the military department also stressed that the leadership of the RF Armed Forces needs to continuously improve professional knowledge and skills, introduce advanced training methods into the training of military command and control bodies, formations and military units, and enhance the role of field, air and naval training.
“Proceeding from this, in the theoretical part of our work, modern and promising forms of application and methods of operations of troops will be considered, taking into account the experience of various military conflicts,” the Minister of Defense said. – Within the framework of practical exercises, round tables will be held, where we will discuss the issues of a comprehensive impact on the enemy and covering their troops, countering unmanned aerial vehicles and cruise missiles. We will also pay attention to the development of the combat training system and promising methods of conducting bilateral tactical exercises. “
As the head of the military department noted, this year one of the main features of the gathering is a strategic bilateral command and staff war game.
In conclusion, Sergei Shoigu added, the organization of hostilities will be worked out at the Alabino training ground using the Unified Tactical Control System.
“I am confident that the operational mobilization camp will help to improve the professionalism of commanders and commanders and will become an important stage in preparation for the joint strategic exercise West 2021,” concluded the Russian Defense Minister.
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Over the course of three days, the participants of the operational mobilization meeting with the leadership of the RF Armed Forces will discuss issues related to trends in the development of the military-political situation, ensuring the military security of the state, the specifics of organizing and conducting combat training activities of the Armed Forces and the work of the operational staff at command posts of the group of forces.
The event is attended by the leadership of the main commands of the services of the RF Armed Forces, military districts, the Northern Fleet, combat arms, commanders of associations, heads of central bodies of military command. More than 350 people in total.
Higher and senior officers will analyze the control system of inter-service groupings of troops in military conflicts and methods of conducting combat operations in modern conditions, exchange views on topical problems and outline ways to solve them.
The participants of the gathering will also visit the Main Temple of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the Museum complex “Memory Road” in the Moscow region.
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