The Minister of defense of Belarus said about the level of training of the army

© Sputnik / Viktor to Trackability in Photobacterium taking the oath of allegiance to Belarus. Archival photoThe Minister of defense of Belarus said about the level of training of the army© Sputnik / Viktor to Trackability the image Bank

The Belarusian army is able to counteract modern challenges and threats, said Saturday in Minsk, the country’s defense Minister Andrei Ravkov.

«Today the armed forces of Belarus is able to respond effectively to modern challenges and threats. And the increase in their combat power, we see, in particular, by improving the quality characteristics of standing armed military equipment,» — said the Minister at the opening of the exhibition of arms and military equipment Milex-2017.

In this regard, he noted that there was a new procurement that meets international standards of arms and military equipment, as well as the development and equipment of the army domestic systems. The Minister of defence recalled the reactive systems of volley fire «Polonaise», radar stations, unmanned aerial complexes, optical sights, electronic warfare, armoured vehicles.

In addition, continued Ravkov, major repair and modernization of existing weapons, such as anti-aircraft complexes s-300, T-72B, the MiG-29.

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