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GRU no longer take recruits

MComp 03.10.2019 at 17:39

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Russian special forces ceases to be "challenging".

the fall of this year, all special purpose brigade of the Central military district began to recruit exclusively from contractors. This October 3 the representatives of the leadership of the CVO. This innovation means that conscripts drafted into the army for a year, will no longer be able to serve in the special forces.

the First for the new contract "rails" came 3rd and 24th Obrspn, all positions which are now occupied by professional military.

Recall that even now conscripts account for a significant portion of the state of many army special forces and, until the war in Syria, the recruits took an active part in all wars and conflicts involving Russia.

that's why compare GRU with foreign forces has always caused mixed reactions from experts, pointing to the fact that, in the recent past, typical "spetsnaz GRU" was a young man 20 to 24 years old, entered the army about 9-10 months ago.

Thus, this innovation will help to radically increase the professionalism and quality of combat training of soldiers, and will be another step towards the complete transfer of all forces on a contractual basis.

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