The Northern Fleet will become an interspecific strategic formation, performing the tasks of the military district, starting from January 1. The corresponding decree was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, December 21.
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“Consider the Northern Fleet as an interspecific strategic territorial association of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, performing the tasks of the military district. This decree will enter into force on January 1, 2021, ”the document says, published on the official portal of legal information.
It is specified that the fleet will operate in accordance with the regulations on the military district of the RF Armed Forces.
Earlier on Monday, the Russian leader said that artificial intelligence should be introduced into the country’s weapons system. Putin stressed that the technical modernization of the army and navy requires the use of new forms and methods of troop actions.
In this regard, the President called for the development of military science, adopting the experience of modern armed conflicts and local wars, and at the same time focusing on the future.
According to the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergei Shoigu, the share of modern weapons in the army by the end of 2024 will almost reach 76%. The total number of warships under construction and modernization in the far sea zone will be 41 units.