According to Artamonov, until the end of the year, the pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine will receive fire-fighting equipment in the amount of 1 billion 200 million rubles from the Russian curators, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the Russian media.
It should be recalled that the Russian engineers are developing a new battle airship. Until 2018, Vladimir Putin intends to equip the Russian army with a new hybrid airship that will combine the technical features of an aircraft and a helicopter. The speed of the hybrid aircraft will be 170 km / h, with carrying capacity of 60 tons.
According to the Russian newspaper Siberian Times, this futuristic 130 meter long aircraft will go into service in 2018.