Friday, June 9, 2023

The government allocated 486 million sol to improve the logistics of the armed forces

The government, through Defense Minister Jorge Chávez, reported that 486 million sol has been allocated to strengthen the logistics of the armed forces, whose role is being determined in the face of the country’s emergencies and development.

The defense chief announced that no funds had been received for 20 years for the maintenance of the institution’s helicopters, planes, trucks and engineering equipment.

Therefore, he indicated that this investment would impact in such a way that the country is better prepared to face the possible eventuality of a Global Child.

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Chávez Cresta clarified that it was not possible to operate planes and helicopters, due to lack of budget for maintenance, insurance, flight hours and fuel for the aircraft, which will change from now on, thanks to the investments made by the government .

The minister explained before the Congressional Budget Committee that although 7 of the 25 engineering battalions were located in the north of the country, only one of them was equipped with the available machinery.

“There is an effort that is going to form the national government, it has already been structured in the meetings that we have had in the COEN, with six ministers, led by the President of the Council of Ministers. The decision has already been made. And it was said by President Dina Boluaarte to strengthen military engineering and other sectors,” he said.

He also pointed out that these resources will power 171 mechanical equipment and engineering vehicles; Similarly, 148 mechanical equipment, engineering vehicles and miscellaneous will be acquired, making a total of 319 machines and/or engineering vehicles; to close the gap Device Out of all engineering battalions of the armed forces and may be in optimum conditions for proper functioning.

“The role played by the Engineering Arms for the development of the country must be highlighted, given that it is responsible for the improvement and rehabilitation of highways, as well as the creation of essential public services and civic services, through its units distributed throughout the country.” , develops infrastructure. Works in support of development”, he highlighted.

In this way, the budget that the government will give will contribute to strengthen the logistics of the armed forces so that the engineering battalions of all the units are in a position to face any critical scenario in the country.

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