The CIS countries have created an armed forces joint communications system for exchange of information and coordination between the CIS armies, RIA Novosti reported.
The document, entered into for an indefinite period, took effect for Russia on November 28, 2021, while it remains open for entry by any CIS member state. In addition to Russia, to date, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have joined it.
It is assumed that the main tasks of this system will be the provision of communication services and the exchange of information between the Armed Forces of the countries parties to the agreement, interaction in the military sphere, making the national communication systems and special communication systems of the Commonwealth countries compatible.
The coordination of this system will be carried out by a committee of the chiefs of communications of the CIS armed forces, which will be chaired by the head of the main communications department of the Russian Armed Forces.
According to the document, part of the forces and means of the joint communications system will be on constant alert from the command posts of the countries participating in the agreement.
While, the parties to the agreement undertake not to hand over information received as part of the operation of this communication system to third countries, and also not to use the received data to the detriment of other members of this agreement.