Peru is interested in buying 700 Kamaz trucks and a new batch of Mi-17 helicopters

  • Head of the department of foreign trade and marketing corporation "Rostekhnadzor" Sergei Goreslavsky
  • Head of the department of foreign trade and marketing corporation "Rostekhnadzor" Sergei Goreslavsky

Peru is interested in buying 700 Kamaz trucks and a new party Mi-8/17 helicopters from Russia, as well as in the testing of the T-90S. "Russia is discussing the possibility of signing with Peru contract for the supply of KAMAZ trucks of various modifications", — said Sergey Goreslavsky, head of the delegation Rostec (Rostec — state-owned corporation, which includes the state arms exporter Rosoboronexport) at the exhibition SITDEF Peru in 2013, adding that the deal for about 700 vehicles. 

Kamaz trucks cost between $ 80,000 to $ 90,000 each.

Goreslavsky also said that Peru, which currently has around 100 Mi-8 helicopters in its arsenal, plans to purchase several aircraft, "not only for the Ministry of Defense, but also for disaster relief."

If the transaction on the Kumasi and Mi-8 will prodvdigatsya, Russia is ready to create centers for maintenance of vehicles and aircraft, he added.

The Peruvian army can also buy about 100 tanks from Russia, said Goreslavsky. Earlier this week, Uralvagonzavod, the manufacturer of the T-90S, said he was willing to provide a tank that is currently on display at the defense exhibition in Lima, Peru, to a Peruvian side could check it out. As part of the transaction Peruvian armored tank crews will be trained in Russian military academies.

Rosoboronexport arms sales to $ 14.5 billion in Latin America over the past 12 years, said CEO Anatoly Isaykin.

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