India — the main importer of Russian weapons on the basis of 2012

 

  • India on the results of 2012 is still ranked first in terms of military-technical cooperation between Russia and foreign countries
  • India on the results of 2012 is still ranked first in terms of military-technical cooperation between Russia and foreign countries

BANGALORE, February 5. (ARMS-TASS). India on the results of 2012 is still ranked first in terms of military-technical cooperation between Russia and foreign countries. This was announced by director Alexander Fomin FSMTC eve of the opening in Bangalore, India 9th Aviation and Space Salon "Aero India 2013".

"India is a major consumer of our weapons and military equipment both in general and in all their areas. Last year, India is still in the first place — our main exporter. According to a rough estimate, it is more than 30 percent of total exports in value terms, "- said A.Fomin.

"India — our strategic partner. With India we are in active cooperation in the sphere of military-technical cooperation for more than 50 years. We have a very deep relationship of trust, which are expressed, including, in actual practice, the transfer of high technology. We transfer technology for many, many decades. With our help in India built many defense-related production. Several technologies are transferred to our Indian partners to 100 percent of depth in the truest sense of the word, "- said the head of FSMTC. According to him, "perhaps the other example to be found." "Well, maybe, and China," — he added.

In this connection, air show in India is special for Russia, said Fomin.

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