In 2017, Eastern MD troops receive over 1,000 military vehicles and weapons
According to the Commander of the Eastern military district Colonel General Alexander Zhuralyov, units and formations of the district have received over 1,000 pieces of modern and advanced armament, military and special hardware.
In particular, a missile formation located in the Zabaikalsky Krai has been rearmed with the Iskander-M tactical missile system.
The Pacific Fleet forces have received corvette Sovershenny, the Bastion coastal missile systems, and S-400 Triumph air defence missile systems.
Air Defence and Air Force army of the district has received Su-34 bombers and MiG-31BM fighters as well as Ka-52, Mi-8AMTSh, and Mi-26 helicopters.