"Here in the main human factor. If absolutely follow safety rules, it is natural that such explosions would not. Initially this was due to the fact that the state had zhutchayshim ammunition and storage space, but at the moment it is completely defined in each case a specific soldier fouls security "- said Serdyukov.
The minister also said that at this point in the department built a harsh system of control. "For personnel assigned specific officer for the group still controls the officer, in other words, at every Fri loading, moving, unloading, are kept under control. Actually, double-triple-built control, and safety regulations are complied with, the explosions are minimized to virtually zero , "- he said.
One such large emergency happened in November 2009 in Ulyanovsk. In Zavolzhski area of the town during the work on the disposal of ammunition in stock in the unit "31 Arsenal" Navy there were explosions and fire. Killed a total 11 people difficulties. Explosions were heard more than 9 hours at military depots exploded more than 40 tons of artillery shells.
Serdyukov also said that a positive attitude to reduce the term of service.
"The current guys, they were removed from the uncharacteristic features — area cleaning, duty in the dining room. Their had more time, and a fighter after 3 months of service up to 5 hours engaged in physical training and 10 hours, a total difficulties battle. Such is the volume hours, even in the two-year period in Russian while it was impossible to provide. As for hazing, just no time to do it. fighter I painted one hundred percent of the working day, "- said Serdyukov.
In addition, the Minister said that by 2013, all military personnel should be provided with housing.
"At the beginning of the year was 54 thousand officers waiting to get home, currently has 33 thousand, in other words before the end of the year remained 21 a thousand," — he said.