MOSCOW, August 12-PRIME. Russia and the United States, according to the existing portfolio, as well as the stated intentions, have almost identical performance to the number of planned delivery of new multi-role fighters in the next four years / 2011 to 2014 /, told RIA Novosti on Friday, director of the Center for Analysis of World Arms Trade / TSAMTO / Igor Korochenko.
"Projected U.S. supply of the new fighters from 2011 to 2014 is estimated at 178 cars, Russia — 176 cars," — he said.
At the same time, according to Korochenko, by value parameter United States are far ahead of the Russian Federation — 23.36 billion dollars against 8.875 billion dollars. "This is due to the fact that the value of U.S. fighter jets is much higher, as well as the fact that contracts are usually signed with the United States once the entire package of logistics and weapons for a long period of time, and sometimes for the duration of the product life cycle "- said the head of TSAMTO.
The two countries, according to Korochenko, not yet fully formed their order books for the supply of fighters for the period from 2011 to 2014, but to give a preliminary assessment of portfolios of orders allows fighters of the fact that for the previous four-year period quantitative Russia and the United States "virtually are the same. " "For comparison, in 2007-2010, the U.S. has exported 204 new fighter aircraft in the amount of 15,442 billion dollars, Russia for the same period has exported 197 cars to the amount of 8.05 billion dollars", — said Korochenko.
He said that in the whole period from 2007 to 2014 the volume of U.S. exports TSAMTO estimated at 382 fighters worth more than 38.8 billion dollars, while the figure for the same period in Russia is 373 cars worth more than 16.9 billion U.S..
"Third place on the quantitative parameter, mainly due to a contract to supply 150 fighter jets to Pakistan JF-17" Thunder "is China, with 147 cars, worth about 2.6 billion dollars", — said the director TSAMTO. According to him, in the first four years / 2007-2010 / China has exported 34 aircraft worth 521.3 million dollars. Chinese order backlog for the period from 2011 to 2014 was 113 fighters in the amount of around $ 2.1 billion.