The average age of employees in the Russian military-industrial complex has dropped significantly, said the director of the department of defense's Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Igor caravan.
"Earlier we said that the average age of defense — is 50-55 years old, now we state the facts of labor statistics, this figure stands at 44-46 years", — he said Wednesday at a press conference in Moscow.
According to him, in 2010, recorded 17 per cent growth in labor productivity in enterprises CMO.
I.Karavaev also noted that in the next three years, the number of workers in the defense industry will increase due to the sharp increase in the production of military equipment procurement by the Ministry of Defense.
"Despite the fact that we acknowledge the continuing trend to reduce the number of employees of the defense industry, however, in light of the challenges that are put on the implementation of the State Program of arms, in the near future this trend, we expect change," — he said .
"The number of first stabilized, the first signs of this already in 2011, and since 2012, especially in 2013-2014, will increase due to the sharp increase in the production of purchases for the periods indicated," — added I.Karavaev.