Russian Security Council Vice Chairman Medvedev said Russia’s arms supply would increase significantly this year, contributing to a “major defeat” for Ukraine.
“Our armed forces regularly receive a full range of different types of missiles. The supply of all types of military hardware will increase significantly in 2023,” said Medvedev, vice president of the association. Security Council, which also oversees the government’s commission on arms production, said in a social media post today.
Western countries and military analysts say Russia may be short on some military supplies, after attacking Ukraine with millions of artillery shells and thousands of missiles since last February.
Officials in Moscow denied these reports, insisting they had all the resources needed to conduct a “special military operation” in Ukraine.
In a post accompanying a photo of a missile inspection while visiting an arms factory, Medvedev said the new supplies would allow Russia to “destroy a heavy defeat” on Ukrainian forces, who are being sought by the West. provide weapons.
NATO countries, led by the United States, have provided billions of dollars in military equipment to Ukraine during its conflict with Russia.
Medvedev at the end of last year stated that Russia has not used up all its weapons and has not attacked all targets in Ukraine, asserting that Moscow is increasing the speed of weapons production and will significantly improve its arsenal. . Last month, the deputy chairman of Russia’s Security Council also confirmed that Moscow had plenty of weapons, denying reports that it had run out of weapons for the Ukraine war.
Huyen Le (Theo Reuters)