As passed February 18 RIA "Novosti", the division of Airborne Troops in recent times can consist not of the regiments and brigades of. Such a structure will allow to increment their numbers are also independent. This was said yesterday, Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, Army General Nikolai Makarov.
In the true time Russian Airborne Troops is a highly mobile race of the Armed Forces, which consists of four divisions and one brigade, division are divided into shelves.
Speaking on the radio station "Echo of Moscow", Makarov said: "Why have shelves in the Navy? Let us in the division will have a team, thereby enlarging the benches, administrative personnel, military component … they will be without the help of others to act, without any gain. "
Nicholas Makarov said that, in the true time the issue being worked in the Airborne Troops. He noted that there are important traditions Airborne veterans and world organizations.
Makarov also saw that if division will consist not of the regiments and brigades of, there will be a gain of Airborne, and increase self-reliance, and the number of these troops.