Russia is preparing for large-scale disposal of military equipment and ammunition

The defense Ministry published data on the plans and the amounts of recovered weapons. Data are contained in the explanatory Memorandum to the draft amendments to the decree of the President of the Russian Federation “About change of the order of realization of released military property, privatization and privatization of enterprises of military trade”, – UNIAN reports.

The text notes that the disposal of weapons should be held before the end of 2020. So, must be disposed of 9.9 thousand units of armored vehicles, 21.5 thousand units of missile and artillery weapons, and about 7 million small arms, more than 150 million units of ammunition, 140 thousand missiles military purposes, for almost 2 thousand planes and helicopters, and other weapons.

“Long-term stay of decommissioned military equipment for the Park and storage areas require additional financial costs associated with protection, create preconditions for theft,” – the document says.

Earlier in the “Information resistance” reported that the Kremlin had found a way to “write off” thousands of pieces of equipment and millions of ammunition, sent to the Donbass: Russia’s defense Ministry has planned sverkhmasshtabno disposal of weapons.

As noted by the MP from the popular front Dmitry Tymchuk on his page on Facebook, so in Russia plan to withdraw thousands of units of weapons and military equipment, which was transferred to the Donbass for 3 years from the beginning of the Russian aggression.