Shoigu noted that the nuclear shield is the guarantor of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Russia
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The head of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation told what tasks the solution of which will increase the combat capabilities of the country’s armed forces.
“The main task is to take comprehensive measures for the qualitative renewal of the Armed Forces and increase their combat capabilities,” Sergei Shoigu said during the first conference call in 2023 with the leadership of the Russian Armed Forces.
In his speech, the minister emphasized the importance of improving combat training, based on the experience gained by the Russian troops.
The head of the military department also noted the need to continue the development of the nuclear triad and support its combat readiness.
“The nuclear shield has been and remains the main guarantor of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our state,” Sergei Shoigu said.
According to the minister, the combat capabilities of the Aerospace Forces will be increased, as well as the arsenals of modern strike weapons will be expanded.
In addition, Shoigu pointed out the need to bring equipment and tactical equipment of personnel to the highest level in the near future.
The head of the Ministry of Defense in his opening speech also stressed the need to improve the control and communications system, while actively using artificial intelligence technologies.
In addition, according to Shoigu, it is necessary to modernize the work of military commissariats, digitize databases and update the system for organizing civil and territorial defense.
“Solving these and other tasks will make it possible to build up the combat capabilities of the Armed Forces and ensure the deterrence of aggression against Russia and our allies,” the defense minister said.