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By order of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Defense of Russia, at the expense of the production capabilities of the Aerospace Forces of the Russian Federation, assistance is provided to medical institutions of the municipal and state health systems in providing oxygen.

Taking into account the deteriorating epidemic situation in terms of the incidence of coronavirus infection and in connection with the appeals of the heads of the country’s regions, the Ministry of Defense has already transferred more than 55 tons of liquid oxygen for the needs of the regions.

Military airfields are equipped with automobile oxygen-producing stations designed to obtain medical-grade liquid and gaseous oxygen from atmospheric air in the field.

This oxygen is used in on-board systems of aviation complexes in the oxygen system of an aircraft, designed to ensure the normal life of the crew, including during high-altitude flights and ejection.

The provision of oxygen to medical organizations of civil health care is carried out without prejudice to the combat readiness of formations and military units of the Aerospace Forces of the Russian Federation.

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