Russian Defense Ministry has developed mobile phones that during the conduct of military operations will be able to provide communications in private, said Thursday the head chief of the control of the Armed Forces, Lieutenant-General Vadim Malukov.
"We have our own design have cell phones, which provide link closed to the public — the so-called cipher machines. In other words, ordinary cellular phone, but it is also open mode and closed ", — he said on the TV channel" Our homeland 24 ".
Malukov explained that in peacetime such device can be used in normal mode, and in the event of hostilities or simply as needed can be translated link in closed mode.
"With mobile companies we work with," megaphone ", because he won the competition for the provision of cellular services to the Armed Forces" — the general added. He noted that in accordance with the agreement, the company "Megaphone" has in store mobile base stations for cellular network capacity in any region.
"Central Asia and the North Caucasus — there is agreement with the "megaphone" that they are doing the moving base stations, which are put forward in the points and provide coverage in those or other regions, "- explained Malukov. According to him, if in the future contest the Defense Ministry to provide services Cellular benefit "Beeline" or "MTS", the Defense Ministry is ready to cooperate with them.