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Russia to restructure military production and supply chain

20th December 2022 - 13:00 GMT | by Alex Orlov in Helsinki


Russia aims to shake up the list of suppliers involved in defence procurement and will focus on bolstering such areas as the nuclear triad. (Photo: Russian MoD)

Russia's Minister of Defence Sergei Shoigu revealed plans for 2023-2025 during the ministry's annual collegium session on 30 November.

While Shoigu's public speech at the collegium was short and vague for security reasons, nonetheless some of his comments shed light on plans for 2023-2025.

According to his statement, the Russian MoD is working on restructuring its supply system and establishing a new body based on the National Defence Management Centre. 

The new entity will replace the Department for implementation of the State Defence Order within the MoD that until 2023 was in charge of executing the State Defence Order, acting as a contracting authority on behalf of the ministry 

It also monitored implementation of state contracts for development, supply, maintenance, modernisation and repair of armament,

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Alex Orlov


Alex Orlov

Alex Orlov is a freelance journalist based in Helsinki.

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