Russian Government Introduces Draft Law “On State Defense Order” into State Duma

Russian Government Introduces Draft Law 'On State Defense Order' into State Duma

Russian Government introduced a draft law “On State Defense Order” into the State Duma (lower chamber of Russian parliament), reports the government’s press service.

“Deputy chairman of Military Industrial Committee at Russian Government Yury Borisov is appointed official governmental agent during consideration of the draft federal law by chambers of the Federal Assembly”, says the resolution endorsed by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, reports Interfax.

On Feb 22, presidium of the Russian Government adopted draft laws on the state defense order and defense industry development program, said Russian Vice Premier Dmitry Rogozin.

“Today we approved the bill on defense order, and it will be introduced into parliamentary chambers. The second long-awaited and important document is draft law on defense industry development program”, Rogozin said at the briefing after the government’s session.

According to him, the federal program deals with “considerable sums, up to 3 trillions rubles for modernization of machinery equipment and new technologies including the dual-use technology”. “This program is called to support those companies executing defense order till 2020, and in fact, to create new economy and new industrialization”, Rogozin added.

Naval Today Staff , March 09, 2012; Image: mil