What have the Russian armed forces received in 2015?

In 2015 the Russian Army continued rearming itself with new technology and modernizing the weapons that the forces already have. The Russian defense industry's main problem in fulfilling government contracts was working with the shortage of components that earlier were bought abroad and are now unavilable due to Western sanctions agains Russia. But the defense industry managed, and according to Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, the share of modern technology in the forces is growing, constituting 47 percent of all the technology and weapons in the Russian Army. This infographic shows the hardware that the Russian forces received in 2015.Read more: What Russian companies made the top 100 list of global arms producers?

In 2015 the Russian Army continued rearming itself with new technology and modernizing the weapons that the forces already have. The Russian defense industry's main problem in fulfilling government contracts was working with the shortage of components that earlier were bought abroad and are now unavilable due to Western sanctions agains Russia. But the defense industry managed, and according to Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, the share of modern technology in the forces is growing, constituting 47 percent of all the technology and weapons in the Russian Army. This infographic shows the hardware that the Russian forces received in 2015.Read more: What Russian companies made the top 100 list of global arms producers?

Alena Repkina
Russia continued rearming itself with new technology

In 2015 the Russian Army continued rearming itself with new technology and modernizing the weapons that the forces already have. The Russian defense industry's main problem in fulfilling government contracts was working with the shortage of components that earlier were bought abroad and are now unavilable due to Western sanctions agains Russia. 

But the defense industry managed, and according to Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, the share of modern technology in the forces is growing, constituting 47 percent of all the technology and weapons in the Russian Army. This infographic shows the hardware that the Russian forces received in 2015.

Read more: What Russian companies made the top 100 list of global arms producers?

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