Scientific and technical potential, formed under the state armaments program for the period up to 2015-2020 years, allowed to complete successfully in 2010-2013 the state tests of new electronic warfare (EW) equipment samples, recognized as the best in the world. Relevance of using special purpose aircraft and electronic warfare facilities in order to ensure the safety of Russian bombers flights and to prevent tragedies similar to recent one at the Syrian-Turkish border, is obvious. Military experts believe that the objective control means will help for certain to establish how and where the Russian bomber was shot down in order to eliminate all discrepancies in the matter. In his interview to the special columnist of the “ES” magazine Larisa Polkovnikova Viktor N. Grib, the general director of the Kaluga Research Institute of Radio Engineering (KNIRTI) told about the prospects and peculiarities of development of this MIC segment in JSC “KNIRTI”, one of the leading enterprises engaged in creating EW facilities.
On November 18, 2014 in the “Davos” hall of the “Red Hills” hotel the Intensive Special Course for staff reserve of defense enterprises’ managers entitled “Strategic management” was inaugurated. Organizers and developers of the special course are: Collegium of the Military-Industrial Commission under the Government of the Russian Federation, the “Analytics” Association, the RAS Institute for Economic Strategies. At the opening ceremony the Deputy Chairman of the Collegium of the RF Military-Industrial Commission Oleg Bochkarev addressed the audience, representatives of major defense enterprises. The main topics of conversation were the issues of defense industry development, the state defense order and HR policy in the industry.