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Russian navy ships sail during a military parade to celebrate Russian Navy Day in St. Petersburg, Russia, July 26, 2020. (Photo by Irina Motina/Xinhua)

Among them are 16 warplanes, 53 helicopters, 80 drones and five warships.

MOSCOW, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Russian Armed Forces has received over 1,100 pieces of military hardware in the first half of this year, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday.

Among them are 16 warplanes, 53 helicopters, 80 drones, five warships, engineering equipment, vehicles, means of communication, and ammunition, Shoigu said during a ceremony for the acceptance of the items.

The latest samples of Russia's military hardware will be presented during the upcoming international military-technical forum Army-2020, as well as at the International Army Games 2020, Shoigu said. ■

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