Russia and Belarus to Develop Common Standards for Defence Industry
The Belarus-Russia Intergovernmental Military-Technical Cooperation Commission will meet in Minsk on October 9-10 to consider proposals on the closer interaction of the two states in this sphere, focusing on the standardization of defence products. This was announced by Vladimir Lavrenyuk, a spokesman for the Belarusian State Military Industrial Committee.
“Much attention will be given to the expansion of the legal framework for military-technical cooperation. In particular, the parties will discuss the preparation of an agreement on the standardization of defence products,” the spokesman announced, adding that the commission members would also discuss the issue of creating a unified cataloguing system for materiel items of the armed forces of the two countries.
It’s worth mentioning that the meeting will be chaired by First Deputy Head of the Belarusian State Military Industrial Committee Igor Bykov and First Deputy Head of Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Andrey Boytsov.