Representatives of defense ministries of the CSTO member states have discussed issues of improving the system of joint training of military personnel09.11.2022
On November 8, 2022, a meeting of the CSTO Defense Ministers Council Working Group on coordination of joint military training and research was held in Moscow at the Crisis Response Center via videoconferencing.
Major General Viktor Lisovsky, the Deputy Chief of the CSTO Joint Staff, addressing the meeting participants, noted that at today's anniversary, the 5th meeting of the Working Group was proposed to discuss a number of topical issues aimed at improving the joint training system for military personnel of the CSTO member states. He noted that he hoped that during the exchange of opinions each of the participants would state their position on the issues raised and make constructive suggestions. "It is important that the work of the group brings tangible results, so that they become the basis for the development of real steps for the development of joint training," Major General Viktor Lisovsky said.
Under the general supervision of Colonel Hrach Stepanyan, the Chairman of the CSTO Working Group under the Council of Defense Ministers on the coordination of joint military training and research, the Head of the Main Administration of Personnel and Military Education Policy of the Defense Ministry of the Republic of Armenia, the heads of military education departments of defense departments of the CSTO member states, the representatives of the CSTO Joint Staff and the CSTO Secretariat, the heads of basic education, methodological and research institutions took part in the event.
Members of the Working Group agreed that improving the system of joint training of military personnel of the CSTO member states should be aimed at improving the level of professional knowledge, skills and abilities of military personnel in accordance with the needs of the forces and means of the collective security system of the Organization, taking into account current and foreseeable challenges and threats.
The meeting participants heard a report by the Deputy Head of the Academy, Colonel Victor Romanov, on the activities of the Military Academy of Communications named after Marshal S. M. Budyonny of the Soviet Union, which celebrated its 103rd anniversary on this day, as the basic educational and methodological organization for training military personnel for the CSTO member states in communications specialties. Colonel Oleg Gorbunov, Head of the 1st Department (Territorial and Civil Defense, Peacekeeping) of the Military Training and Research Center of the Ground Forces "Joint Order of Zhukov Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation" informed about the results of the basic training and methodological organization for training personnel of the CSTO Peacekeeping Forces.
During the meeting, after an exchange of views, it was decided to support the initiative of the Head of the Krasnodar Higher Military School named after Army General S.M. Major-General Igor Shpirnya to give the Research Center of the Krasnodar Higher Military School named after Army General S.M. Shtemenko the status of a basic research organization of the CSTO member states in the field of information security.
Members of the Working Group have discussed methodological approaches to the development of joint statutory documents regulating the use of forces and means of the CSTO collective security system in modern military conflicts, as well as issues of organizing joint research on the unification of systems of general technical requirements for weapons and military-special equipment.