Skip to comments.Moscow Military District clears all obsolete weapons
Posted on 05/01/2010 10:58:10 PM PDT by ErnstStavroBlofeld
All obsolete weaponry in Moscow Military District has been removed as part of Russia's transition to a new-look Armed Forces, according to the district commander.
Col. Gen. Valery Gerasimov told Ekho Moskvy radio that all old weapons and military equipment was discarded and the bases under his command now had only modern military equipment.
"In the course of the transition to a new look, we got rid of all the old equipment at bases and in factories," Ria Novosti quoted him as saying.
"The materiel was kept at the bases of the military (district) and declared ready for operational use."
"In fact, as it turned out, this was not true," Gerasimov said, adding that some of the military hardware had been at the bases for 20 or 30 years without moving.
"We have checked it all and left the army with only modern weaponry, while all the junk has been cleared away," the commander said.
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They forgot about their 100 ABM “shield” around Moscow
Ive got some room in my garage if they need some extra space to put that stuff.
So by Russian military standard, they are getting rid of anything made before 1970?
Exactly. They are probably going to sell those items. Who ever buys them are a bunch of suckers.
Please...... I'm a real good customer.
Likely now upgraded to SA-400 systems with the same or similar 5KT nuke warheads...
Some poor Uzbek or Kazakh soldier is going to get these hand me downs.
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