First, this year's "Rosoboronexport" has concluded an agreement with China's Ministry of Defense to supply 140 engines AL-31F price of about $ 700 million, reports the newspaper "Vedomosti", citing a source close to the management of "Rosoboronexport".
According to the source, the main executor of the contract defined metropolitan Plant "Salute". This information was also confirmed by the newspaper source in the Defense Ministry.
At the same time, as noted by "Vedomosti", the official representatives of the "Rosoboronexport" and plant "Salute" declined to comment.
At the end of last year reported on the ongoing negotiations with China on the delivery of another 140 AL-31FN engines. That is, as said, first in October 2011 resource AINonline.com referring to the General Director of FSUE "SPC Gas Turbine" Salute "Vladislav Masalova, contract China to supply the next batch of 140 AL-31FN engines to be signed in October-November 2011.
China in 2011 placed the order for two engines AL-31 series.
First 2011 , the "Rosoboronexport" signed a contract to supply 150 engines AL-31F to substitute exhausted their own resources engines of the same type of fighter Su-27/Su-30MKK/MK2 that are in China the designation J-11. Executor of this order is JSC "Ufa Engine Industrial Association" (UMPO).
First, in June 2011 was concluded once contract China to supply 123 engines AL-31FN. These engines are designed for automotive produced in China by "Chengdu" J-10 fighters. Contract price is more than $ 500 million. Deliveries are scheduled to implement in the period up to 2013. The Executive Order — Federal State Unitary Enterprise "SPC Gas Turbine" Salute ", which had previously put the engines of this modification in China under a number of 54 units. by the treaty of 2003, 100 units. — By the treaty of 2007 and 122 units. — By the treaty of 2009.
Total order book of FSUE "SPC Gas Turbine" Salute "to build power plants Series AL-31 for China is approaching tysche units.
To service the engines "Salute" concluded partnership agreements with Chinese companies, "Limin» (Limin) and "Tian Li» (Tyan Li) and the ready to supply spare parts for the AL-31F and AL-31FN. In addition, our homeland have gained an agreement with China on the Chinese side of the transfer document for repair and maintenance of the AL-31F and AL-31FN. Russian side agreed to provide all necessary documentation for maintenance and repair.