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Rear Services of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation

Тыл Вооружëнных Сил Российской Федерации
Rear Services of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation

RSAFR great emblem and flag
Active 1700 (as of the Russian Empire)-present
Country Russian Federation
Branch Russian Armed Forces
Role Material supply, supplies storage safety
Anniversaries August 1
Commanders
Current
commander
Army General Dmitry Bulgakov (since 2008)

The Rear Services of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (Russian: Тыл Вооружëнных Сил Российской Федерации, transcription: Tyl Vooruzhonnykh Sil Rossiyskoy Federatsii) is a rear of the Russian Armed Forces. It encompasses mainly the Rear Services' Staff, 9 main and central departments and 3 services.

History

The formation of Russian rear services is commonly attached to the year 1700, when Peter I signed an order On Management of the Grain Supplies of All Military People to okolnichy Yazykov with Elevating Him to Commissary General After That, thus forming the first supply service (Proviantskiy Prikaz). In 1711 all military supply services have been incorporated in the army. However the word "rear" (тыл) as a separate term appeared only in the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905. Shortly after the onset of Operation Barbarossa in 1941, the Russian rear services experienced severe difficulties, which have been fixed after the order On Organization of the Rear Services Management Office of the Red Army.... The Rear Services of the Armed Forces of the Soviet Union were renamed to the Rear Services of the Armed Forces of Russia in 1991.

Current Agencies

The rear services of the Armed Forces of Russia currently includes:

  • Main Military Medical Department of the RF Defence Ministry
  • Main Department of Military Transportation of the RF Defence Ministry
  • Central Automobile Road Department of the RF Defence Ministry
  • Central Department of Rocket and Other Fuel of the RF Defence Ministry
  • Central Food Department of the RF Defence Ministry
  • Central Clothing Department of the RF Defence Ministry
  • Fire Rescue and Local Defence Service of the RF Armed Forces
  • Veterinary and Sanitary Service of the RF Armed Forces
  • Economic Security Department of the RF Armed Forces
  • Main Trade Department of the RF Defence Ministry
  • Main Department of Active Leisure of the RF Defence Ministry
  • Agricultural Department of the RF Defence Ministry
  • Military Science Committee of the RF Armed Forces Rear
  • Secretariat of the Chief of the RF Armed Forces Rear
  • Personnel Department of the RF Armed Forces Rear
  • Russian Railway Troops (Железнодорожные войска) (since 5 October, 2004)

External links

  • (Russian) Official site
  • (Russian) Defence Ministry. The Rear Services of the Armed Forces
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