Defense canceled the free uniform for officers after raising wages military personnel will have to buy their own uniform.
PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY. On November 8. VOSTOK MEDIA - Defense Department in 2012 will start selling its own uniform officers and NCO corps. Now the uniform issued free of charge.
However, the Defense Ministry decided that "monetization clothing allowance" will lead to significant cost savings, as the officers, according to the calculations of command, will be sustainable and will only buy quality clothing.
- Total turnover of clothing allowance - almost 7 billion a year. And they spent on the basis of someone's calculations, and opinions. And so the officers will vote for the ruble they need uniform items and refuse substandard and unnecessary - told "Izvestia" representative of the military departments.