The representatives of the aggressor country claim that in 2017 on the territory of Crimea will be deployed amphibious assault battalion, which subsequently will be formed 3rd regiment of the 7th airborne assault division.
The correspondent of the resource «news of the Crimea» Chairman of the state Duma Committee on defense Vladimir Shamanov, speaking about measures «to strengthen the defense capabilities» of the Peninsula.
«Policy decisions for strengthening the defense of the Crimea. Is the formation of a military corps, which essentially will largely provide for full stability of the land component. Decided that in 2017 will be deployed amphibious assault battalion, which subsequently will be deployed the 3rd regiment of the 7th airborne assault division with place of permanent deployment in Crimea», – said the representative of the invaders.
In addition, according to Shamanov, a significant contribution to strengthening the defense of the Crimean Peninsula makes updating the material-technical base of the black sea fleet.
«To eliminate possible provocations (by Ukraine – ed.) no one will. But in General, the Crimea today may be completely calm for land, sea and air defense», – assured the head of the profile Committee of the aggressor.
However, the media of the occupants report that the air defense missile-gun complex «Pantsir-s» was replaced on combat duty in the Crimea from 1 January 2017.
It is reported Rambler News Service with reference to the press service of the southern military district of Russia.
We will note, earlier the Ukrainian authorities warned that the militarization of the Crimea threatens the security of the whole Mediterranean.
Occupiers are going to deploy in Crimea airborne regiment – fear of invading Ukraine 08.01.2017