- MLRS 9K51M "Tornado-G" (c) Volga-Media / vlg-media.ru
Russian Defense Ministry has concluded with "MZ" an agreement to supply troops in 36 multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) "Tornado-G", told reporters on Friday, Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov.
In February, the head of the Russian Defense Ministry reported that the formation of the state defense order for 2012 the Ministry of Defence refused to purchase equipment the Army, which does not meet the requirements of the Armed Forces, or the testing of which have not been completed. In the "abandoned" list then included 36 combat aircraft missile systems "Tornado-G" in the amount of 1.16 billion rubles, but Serdyukov promised to consider the possibility of restoring order in this case, the successful completion of the first half of 2012 tests MLRS "Tornado-G".
"The contract for a batch of 36 MLRS" Tornado-G "we have already concluded this year, more do not plan to," — said Serdyukov, responding to a question.
OAO "MZ" was founded in 1736 as a copper smelter and has become one of the core enterprises of Perm. The holding comprises metallurgical complex and a number of areas of mechanical engineering, including the production of oilfield equipment, road construction equipment and military equipment, as well as our own design office and specialized civil engineering.