About Draft of Croatian Strategic Defense Review
|March 15th, 2012||#1|
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Draft of Croatian Strategic Defense Review info
Summary in English:
-Two Guards Brigade remain.
-Infantry Regiment will be transformed into Infantry Training Center.
-M-84s and M-80s to remain operational until at least 2020 .
-M-84s to be modernized after 2016 .
-To be able to deploy a motorized battalion of Patria AMVs for 6 months on short notice.
-Coast Guard to have priority for the first half of the plan with building of patrol vessels as soon as possible.
-Helsinki and Kralj class missile boats to remain in service.
-RBS-15s to be withdrawn from service and replaced with another missile system.
-Marine Battalion will be disbanded.
-To be able to deploy according to capabilities.
-MiG-21s to remain in service for a limited time, to be replaced by a combat aircraft whose primary mission would be air policing.
-Strategic transport capability will not be developed.
-An-32s will be withdrawn from service and no replacements will be considered until 2020.
-Paratroop training and light transport capability will be created with acquisition of light transport aircraft.
-Number of PC-9s will be reduced.
-To be able to deploy 8 Mi-171s for mid-term and 4 helos for long term operations.
ELINT center and Military Intel Battalion will be merged into a battalion sized unit.
.All Military Police units will be transferred to a newly established unit subordinate to the General Staff.
-Cyber warfare capability will be established in newly formed Center for Communications and Information Systems, to be created by elements of Communications Regiment and MoD's Communications and IT service.
-Armed Forces to be cut to 15,000 men.
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