The present structure of the military-industrial complex is "still archaic and does not meet modern military and political requirements", Russian President Vladimir Putin said. Opening the joint meeting of the State Council presidium and the Russian Security Council, the President stressed, "Today we face new threats, we live and work under such conditions which demand higher reliability of the national defence." The joint meeting focused on the problems of the military-industrial complex.
Russia may terminate all kinds of military and military-technical relations with Israel, including the agreement on the exchange of reconnaissance data
The Ilyushin 20 (Il-20) military electronic reconnaissance aircraft of the Russian Air Force with 14 servicemen on board that went off radar screens off the coast of Syria was shot down by Syrian air defense systems over the Mediterranean Sea