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"Every step we take must make the state defense procurement work more effective and guarantee that we carry out our big plans for re-equipping our armed forces."
On March 6, the Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting on the current state and future development of Russia's military aviation. Before the meeting, Mr Putin visited the Chkalov Novosibirsk Aviation Plant, where he saw the final stage of the Su-34 multipurpose bomber's assembly process. His visit was part of an ongoing "series of meetings on modernizing the armed forces' weapons systems". It followed through the discussions about the state armament program for aviation technology which started last June when the Russian leader pointed out the four biggest priorities for the Russian Armed Forces...
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