MOSCOW, March 2. / TASS /. Command of the Air Force and Air Defense Air Force and Air Force command and missile troops Aerospace Defense in August 2015 re-formed in the army. This was announced today Tass source in the Russian General Staff.
"In accordance with the plan of activities of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation until 2020 to August 1, the control of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Air Force Command and Air Defense Air Force, members of the four military districts will be reorganized according to the 6 th, 14 th, 11 th and 4 th Army Air Force and Air Defense, "- a spokesman said.
According to him, "made proposals for the reorganization of commands and long-range military transport aircraft (BTA) in 37 Army High Command and the 61st Army BTA". "As part of this reorganization plan to return to the air regiments and divisions" - the source added.
He also noted that both air and missile defense command troops Aerospace Defense will also become army.
The agency's interlocutor said that the reorganization carried out "in order to improve the management of" associations, however, did not provide detailed, adding only that the activities associated with the formation of air and space forces. He stressed that the military and the size of the structures "will remain the same."
"The new army will have a higher status and a few changes in organizational structure, they will be at least one step increased military officials category," - said, recalling that the reconstituted structure existed in the Russian army until 2009.
Earlier, a source in the Russian Defense Ministry told Tass that Aerospace forces that are to be formed in 2015, will consist of aviation, energy, air and missile defense and space forces. Thus, after the reorganization of the Russian army will be three species and two genera of troops.