Russia takes part in the tender for the supply of the Turkish army anti-aircraft missile system with a long-range system "Antey-2500", and a win is ready for a deep technological cooperation with Turkish partners, said today, May 8, the general director of "Rosoboronexport" Anatoly Isaykin.
"If the Russian proposal is selected, the signing of the contract the Russian side will commit to joint production of anti-aircraft missile system to the needs of the new generation of the Turkish armed forces," — said Isaykin at an arms fair in Istanbul.
"In October of 2011," Rosoboronexport "and the Russian-American joint venture" International Launch Services "signed a contract for output to low-Earth orbit Turkish telecommunications satellite dual-use" Turksat-4A. "It is planned for launch in the period from September 1 to November 30 , the carrier rocket "Proton-M" from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, "- he said. Isaykin said that the Russian side has to act in the face of fierce international competition in this area. Turkey launches of the last two satellites were made by France and Japan.
"If we talk about the" luring "Turkish partners, providing them with the same services in the field of space, we will co-operate in this area and we believe that our cooperation has good prospects here," — said Isaykin. He added that Turkey cosmic sphere "is relatively new, and the republic’s leaders must decide for themselves in their preferences."