The Yugoslav army will modernize its forces, including
surveillance and jamming equipment, the daily Politika on Sunday
quoted the army chief of staff as saying. "We will have special
units, modern anti-aircraft defense systems and modern systems for
electronic surveillance and jamming...as good as those of the armies
of neighboring countries," Lieutenant-General Nebojsa Pavkovic said.
But he added that the upgrading of the Yugoslav Army would
depend on the financial capabilities of Yugoslavia, whose already
sluggish economy was devastated by last year's NATO air strikes.
The report did not specify what type of equipment the army would
receive or where it would come from. Pavkovic said the army was not
afraid of political attacks either from within Serbia, or from