On January 2, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a meeting on defense construction and development of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Uzbekistan, reports "Dunyo" IA correspondent.
According to the press service of the head of our state, issues of further increasing the combat readiness and combat effectiveness of troops, equipping them with modern weapons and military equipment, modernizing existing weapons, military-patriotic education of the country’s youth, as well as social security for military personnel, members of their families, and veterans of the Armed Forces were discussed.
A report was heard from the Minister of Defense on the activities carried out to improve the effectiveness of combat and moral-psychological training of troops, the activities of administrative bodies, associations, formations, and units, as well as higher military education institutions.
During the reporting period, special attention was paid to the military-patriotic education of youth. In particular, over 24 thousand events were held in mahallas, and more than 5 thousand young people were involved in the "Schools of Courage" training camps.
The practice of organizing courses and sections in various disciplines, sports, and arts for children and adolescents of families included in the "iron notebook" in military camps and assigning them to brigade commanders and military district commanders has been established.
More than 580 operational combat training events were also carried out. Over 35 thousand military personnel of the Armed Forces took part in them.
Social protection of military personnel and members of their families has been strengthened.
Thanks to the measures taken, the effectiveness of combat training of troops has been increased, and the professionalism of military personnel, their morale, and psychological preparedness have increased significantly.
A new system for training military personnel based on advanced technologies has been introduced into the activities of military higher education institutions.
In addition, special attention was paid to the digitalization of the military sphere. Modern automated troop control systems are being gradually introduced, and the communication system is being improved.
The importance of continuing work to equip the national army with modern weapons and military-technical equipment, as well as improving the defense-industrial complex, was emphasized at the meeting.
The issues of organizing and holding high-level events to celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the establishment of the Armed Forces and the Defenders of Motherland Day celebrated on January 14, were also considered.
Following the meeting, the Head of state gave several instructions to further improve the Armed Forces’ activities and increase the country’s defense capability.