Russia to Actively Develop High-Precision Weapons
The high-precision weapons will be given priority in the state armaments program for 2016-2025. This came in a statement by Deputy Defence Minister Yury Borisov.
“We need to better understand the situation in the development and application of high-precision weapons and get practical suggestions for solving scientific, technical and technological issues while preparing the state armaments program for 2016-2025,” Mr. Borisov stated, adding that the creation of such weapons is a very important trend in the development of warfare means.
In September 2013, President Vladimir Putin instructed to pay special attention to the development of high-precision weapons while elaborating the state armaments program until 2025. According to the Russian President, special attention shall be paid to the development of not only long-range high-precision weapons, but also military hardware of tactical zones.