CIS Countries Discussed Issues of Improving the Unified Air Defense System


On April 12, in Samarkand, the military delegations of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries discussed at a meeting of the Coordinating Committee on Air Defense (Air Defense) under the Council of Defense Ministers of the CIS countries the issues of improving the unified air defense system, the CIS press service reports.

“In accordance with the agenda of the meeting, 14 issues were considered related to improving the unified air defense system, as well as strengthening bilateral and multilateral military cooperation between the CIS member states in the field of air defense,” Deputy Chairman of the Coordinating Committee, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Aerospace Forces for Armaments told reporters on Wednesday. Colonel General Yuri Grekhov.

In addition, according to him, during the meeting, the results of the activities of the coordinating committee and its working bodies for 2022 were summed up and tasks for the first half of 2023 were identified. The participants of the meeting approved proposals for holding in 2023 joint activities for operational and combat training of troops (forces) assigned to the unified air defense system of the CIS countries.

The financial issues of the development of the unified air defense system of the CIS countries were also considered. Particular attention during the meeting was paid to long-term planning for improving the system of multilateral and bilateral military and military-technical cooperation.

Delegations from the ministries of defense of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, as well as representatives of the CIS Executive Committee, the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers of Defense of the CIS member states, the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation of Russia, the defense industry complex of Russia and Uzbekistan, the basic organizations of the CIS countries in the field of research into air defense problems and the training of military personnel.

Source : Avesta