"More than 100 patents and decisions to grant patents for inventions have been received, about 1,000 innovations have been accepted," Lt.Gen Vladimir Ivanovsky told reporters in summarizing the achievements of 2015.
Among the scientists’ best practical inventions were mobile filling stations, an emergency tank crew rescue system, a pipe dismantling machine and a portable sectional field kitchen, he specified, adding that they are "successfully passing practical and military tests."
"The academy’s teams performed 66 major research projects commissioned by the Ministry of Defense and defense industry companies, published over 3,000 scientific articles, textbooks and studies, including over 120 modern electronic textbooks," Ivanovsky stressed.
Among other achievements, the share of researchers with master’s and doctoral degrees at the academy exceeded 65 percent. More than 200 scientists took part in large-scale Armed Forces exercises and performed over 250 unique practical research in various fields of military and technical sciences.
The academy’s main tasks this year include building on its scientific activity, taking part in the Armed Forces’ operational and combat training, as well as developing its scientific and experimental base in Leningrad Region.
The inventors plan to exhibit their creations at the 19th Moscow International Salon of Inventions and Innovative Technologies late next month.