On May 7, signalmen and specialists of the radio engineering service (RTS) of the Navy of the Russian Federation celebrate their professional holiday.
The day of the signalman and RTS specialist was established by the Order of the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy of the Russian Federation No. 253 dated July 15, 1996 "On the introduction of annual holidays and professional days in the specialty." It is symbolic that the professional holiday in the Navy coincides with Radio Day, which is celebrated in Russia by employees of all communications industries.
The main tasks of the Radio Engineering Service of the Navy include: operation of the situation lighting system, installation, maintenance and operation of radio equipment and apparatus on ships, ships, bases and institutions of the Navy. The service itself is part of the High Command of the Navy.