told retired officers that military capabilities have seriously deteriorated. Only the Strategic Rocket Forces and the army paratroops are in ready condition. Fifty-three percent of military aircraft need overhaul. Although the main threat to Russia’s security comes from regional and ethnic conflicts, Sergeev said the military still has conducted no "lessons learned" review of its experiences in Afghanistan and Chechnya. Ninety percent of the budget goes to feeding and keeping the troops, leaving next to nothing for military reform.