The Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation General of the Army Sergei Shoigu on the order of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has inspected combat service of the Russian military servicemen at the Hmeymim airbase.
In the course of the working trip, the Head of the Russian military department has listened to report of the Commander of the Russian force grouping in Syria Colonel General Alexander Dvornikov on the current situation, performing tasks on high-accurate elimination of terrorists’ infrastructure as well as results of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic.
General of the Army Sergei Shoigu4 has inspected accommodation of personnel and issues of providing with all types of support. He has also met the Russian pilots performing tasks on eliminating terrorists’ infrastructure in Syria and military servicemen performing tasks on providing security and supplying of the airbase.
The Head of the defence department has department has inspected combat duty at the command center of air defence of the grouping as well as launch positions of S-400 air defence systems located at the airbase.