Russian aerospace defence drills satisfactory: Putin

Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the results of this week’s snap check of the Aerospace Defence Forces as “satisfactory”, after hearing nine of the 11 missiles were intercepted during the drills.

Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu informed the president of the results at a meeting in the Kremlin.

The exercises, involving 8,700 people, 185 aircraft and 240 military vehicles, checked the combat readiness of aerospace defence units, air force units and air defences in the western military district, as well as military transport and long-range aviation command.

“The result is satisfactory,” Putin said. “Please pay attention to all the issues and problems that emerged during the exercises.”

–IANS/RIA Novosti

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