понедельник, 19 апреля 2021 г.

Rosoboronexport renders humanitarian aid to Venezuela to fight COVID-19

TSAMTO, August 19. Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec Group of Companies) donated medical supplies to Venezuela to fight the coronavirus infection COVID-19 as part of humanitarian aid.

The cargo, including Russian-made test systems for the timely identification of infected persons and providing them with medical assistance, was delivered to Caracas and handed over to the Venezuelan side on August 18.
In connection with the pandemic of coronavirus infection, an objective threat to the life and health of the population of many countries of the world has appeared. In this situation, Russia, which has great fundamental achievements in countering large-scale epidemics, provides significant assistance to other states in this area. Taking into account the bilateral strategic partnership, Rosoboronexport decided to provide humanitarian assistance to Venezuela.
Rosoboronexport highly appreciates the level of military-technical cooperation between Russia and Venezuela, which fully corresponds to the nature of relations between our countries in recent years. As a result of successful and mutually beneficial cooperation, Venezuela has not only significantly improved the technical equipment of its armed forces, but also significantly increased the level of their combat training, which allows the country to reliably ensure its own defenses and successfully fight drug trafficking and organized crime.

All-female crew from Russia prepares to enter the start of the Safe Environment competition

Women will have to fulfill more than 20 standards for special training and radiation, chemical and biological protection. MOSCOW, August 20. / TASS /. The performance of an all-female crew from Russia promises to become one of the features of the international competition "Safe Environment", which will be held within the framework of the International Army Games. Women, along with the rest of the participants, will have to fulfill more than 20 standards for special training and radiation, chemical and biological protection, the Ministry of Defense said. "The crew will overcome the obstacles of the competitive route, take part in practical shooting, search for radioactive sources, chemical reconnaissance, special treatment, pass the fire-assault strip," the military department said.

The competition consists of three stages - an individual race, fire training and a relay race. First, the drivers of the PXM-4 reconnaissance chemical vehicles will have to show their skills in driving special vehicles on a closed route. At the stage of fire training, participants will find out who is better at firing in a confined space and owning regular weapons. During the relay, the contestants will have to detect "radiation", carry out special processing of weapons and equipment, and also overcome various obstacles. Teams from Armenia, Belarus, Vietnam, China, Laos, Russia and Uzbekistan are participating in the competition. The international competition Safe Environment 2020 will be held from 23 to 29 August at the Pesochnoe training ground on the border of the Kostroma and Yaroslavl regions.

Almaz-Antey "has developed a system for remote diagnosis of coronavirus

The Almaz-Antey EKR Concern has developed and prepared for implementation a regional telemedicine system that will allow remote diagnosis and treatment of patients, including those infected with coronavirus, the press service of the concern said. "Its application, which is planned to begin in the near future, will, in particular, increase the efficiency of diagnosing COVID-19, as well as a number of respiratory, cardiovascular and other diseases. In addition, the introduction of the new product will significantly reduce the risks of infection of medical workers with infectious diseases on workers. places ", - reports TASS concern.

According to the press service, the software product - "Program for assessing the degree of lung damage in viral diseases" - is already fully ready for registration as a medical device as part of the telemedicine system of remote consultations at federal and regional levels.
At the next stage, we will talk about the beginning of the use in clinical practice of a standard range of telemedicine hardware and software complexes for dispensary observation of patients from risk groups, an operating surgeon, resuscitation and intensive care units, ambulance teams, as well as the "Robot-therapist" complex for work in in real time. All these complexes, completely consisting of Russian-made hardware and software, can be integrated with the most common medical information systems in Russia, regional information systems and the Unified State Information System in the field of health care.

The aerosol curtain reliably covered the Tor-M2 air defense system

The RCB-protection units of the Baltic Fleet in the Kaliningrad region carried out camouflage of the calculations of anti-aircraft missile systems and eliminated the contamination of air defense systems during attacks of a simulated enemy. At the first stage of the exercise, on an alarm signal, the radiation, chemical and biological protection units promptly moved to the designated area. Arriving at the site, with the help of TDA-3M vehicles, Baltic Fleet specialists carried out measures for aerosol camouflage of the positions of the Tor-M2 anti-aircraft missile systems.
Further, during a training battle of anti-aircraft gunners, an introductory message was received that the enemy had used chemical weapons. The crews of the air defense complexes carried out a set of measures for conducting hostilities in the conditions of the use of toxic substances. After that, the RCB-protection units using ARS-14KM and DKV machines performed degassing of the conventionally contaminated equipment and positions.
About 100 servicemen and more than 30 units of special and military equipment took part in the exercises, they told the "Military-Industrial Courier" in the information support department of the press service of the Western Military District for the Baltic Fleet.

Specialists of the NBC protection of the 41st Army of the Central Military District tested new equipment for the first time in the exercise

TSAMTO, 12 August. Servicemen of the NBC protection units of the 41st Combined Arms Army of the Central Military District tested a modern chemical reconnaissance complex in the course of performing combat training tasks in the framework of a bilateral exercise with the participation of combined arms formations of the military district.

Remote-action chemical reconnaissance devices PCRDD-3 replaced the military chemical reconnaissance devices of the VPHR. PCRDD-3 are designed to detect toxic vapors in the surface air layer in the field, in isolation from chemical reconnaissance vehicles. They allow detecting the presence of toxic substances within a radius of up to four thousand meters, without leaving the observation post (in contrast to the devices of earlier modifications).
This year's largest bilateral exercise of the 41st combined-arms and 2nd Guards combined-arms armies with the participation of more than 12 thousand servicemen and 3 thousand units. military equipment is held from 10 to 14 August at four training grounds in Siberia and the Volga region, according to the press service of the Central Military District.