In the Western Military District continues to receive samples of modern weapons and equipment

Since the beginning of the formation of the Western Military District (2010) motorized connection replenished tanks -90


and infantry combat vehicles BMP-3.


In 2011, with the manufacturing companies in the battle was also more than 3 million new trucks with high cross, which allowed to upgrade to 70% of the new park equipment wheel in formations and military units of the district.

In the past year, one of the compounds of the Western Military District, the first in the Russian armed forces were fully rearmed at the operational-tactical missile system "Iskander".


In the course of exercises with combat missile launch complex has proven effective and has shown high reliability in harsh environments.

In return air portion of the county are preparing to take in order 6 new bombers Su-34,


which will be stationed at the air base in Voronezh. Helicopter parts replenished 10 new Mi-8,


More than 20 helicopters were deep modernization on manufacturers.

The naval defense of the Western Military District has strengthened corvette "savvy". And at the shipyard "Severnaya Verf" in St. Petersburg has launched and is currently undergoing factory testing corvette "Courageous" which will be part of the Baltic Fleet in 2012.

Currently at the Kapustin Yar in the Astrakhan region are tactical exercises with live fire air defense units of the Western Military District, rearm for a new set of defense S-400 "Triumph",


after which the equipment will be put into service of the Western Military District.

In the future, having no analogues in the world anti-missile system will be put on combat duty in the Kaliningrad region and provide a solid protection for overhead lines in the west of Russia.

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