Over the past year by external communication Rosteh band of military-technical cooperation (MTC) continued to develop successfully. The state corporation has a direct relationship to the PTS because Rosteh comes of «Rosoboronexport» — the sole exporter of Russian entire series of products, services and technologies defense mission.
This was our reporter told the press service Rosteh.
For many years, our homeland comes in the list of global exporters guns and took second place in the world in terms of exports. Totals for this year, as usual, will be placed first of next year, but the first results again confirm that the outgoing year will be no exception.
According to experts, the demand for Russian weapon grows together with the rising power of Russia in the world. Strengthen its position in the global market associated with the promotion of fighters «Su» and «MiG», as anti-aircraft missile systems and complexes «Antey-2500», «Buk-M2E», «Tor-M2E», «Armour-C1» MANPADS «Igla -C «, etc. In 2013, the forces of the State Corporation» Rosoboronexport «promoted the outdoor market on 710 samples of finishing products for military purpose.
Anti-aircraft missile and gun system «Carapace-C1»
Now Russian weapons and military equipment are available in more than 70 countries in the world. According to the previous year, about half of Russian exports of guns is in South-East Asia.
This year at the International Exhibition of Asian Defence & Security in Bangkok «Rosoboronexport» presented a large range of equipment of all branches of the armed forces. More enthusiastic Russian side is waiting for the frigate «Gepard 3.9» subs «Amur-1650», trainer aircraft Yak-130 and multipurpose helicopters, armored vehicles and other types of weapons. Great export potential in Southeast Asia and the entire line of Russian air defense systems, namely in anti-missile system «Buk-M2E» and portable anti-aircraft missile system «Igla-S».
Portable air defense missile system «Igla-S»
Our homeland usually develops over many years, the PTS with Latin American countries. In 2013, military delegation headed by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu visited Brazil and Peru, where negotiations on strip PTS.
In Brazil, open a discussion purchases of air defense systems «Armour-C1» Our homeland Brazil also proposed joint development of aircraft fifth generation T-50 (PAK FA). In Peru, discussing the purchase for the needs of the local army units on 110 T-90S tanks and BTR-80A.
In December, the Peruvian authorities announced batch purchase of military transport helicopters Mi-171SH. The acquisition of 24 helicopters, which is estimated at 500 million dollars, has become one of the largest in the history of MTC 2-states. The contract also stipulates that in 2016 Our homeland will open in Peru Center for maintenance and repair of helicopters.
Peru is one of the main operators of our technology in the region. First, of course, the helicopter: now used in the country of about 100 Russian and Russian cars production. The main issue is to implement all of this repair technique.
Military transport helicopter Mi-171SH
Center for the maintenance and repair of helicopters will be created after the delivery of technology and the warranty period, in other words in 2016. Centre will allow to implement repairs, and most importantly, solve puzzles to seriously repair a variety of components and systems of the helicopter, its fuselage. In recent years, steadily developing PTS with European countries and the USA.
This summer, the Pentagon has concluded an agreement with the «Rosoboronexport» the acquisition of Mi-17 and spare parts for these helicopters. In total, the U.S. wants to buy from the Russian Federation for the Afghan armed forces 63 Mi-17 helicopter. As noted in the Pentagon, the contract meets the national security of both the U.S. and Afghanistan. If we talk about the cooperation with the European countries, the first question on joint development in the interests of third countries, conducting research and development.
Successful examples of cooperation already exists — it’s Greek and Turkish armies, armed with a series of sample Russian production. During this year, expanding cooperation with European manufacturers, with companies such as EADS, Elettronica, Finmeccanica, MBDA, Safran, Thales. Rosteh always working to expand the geography of supplies. For example, in 2013, were established business with the Republic of Fiji.
Under the expected expansion of geography of deliveries and the restoration of relations with partners after a break of many years. This applies particularly to the African States. During the last year of military-technical cooperation with Botswana resumed, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea. One of the Russian bridgehead in Africa stands Angola.
This trip resulted Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin to Angola in 2013 was the signing of a package of contracts in the amount of 1 billion dollars between «Rosoboronexport» and the Ministry of Defense of this country.
The package includes delivery of 18 Su-30K, also supply spare parts for Russian armament production, small arms and light weapons, ammunition, tanks and artillery and transport helicopters Mi-17. In addition, the parties agreed to build a plant in Angola for the production of ammunition.
West African country of Mali is also showing interest in the Russian helicopters and military equipment. «Rosoboronexport» concluded with Mali contract for the supply of about 3 thousand modernized Kalashnikov 7.62mm. Ministry of Defense of the Republic receive Kalashnikovs to combat structural Islamist groups.
The second largest regional market for Rosoboronexport is the Middle East and North Africa. Consequences of so-called Arab Spring hit on a very wide range of countries, and therefore the situation in the region unstable and varies quite rapidly.
Despite this, the «Rosoboronexport» many reliable partners in the region, which are built durable case and the successful experience of cooperation. Now holding executes the contract for the supply of arms to Iraq, which was concluded in autumn 2012.
In Jordan, establishing the creation of high-tech hand-held antitank grenade launcher RPG-32 «Nashshab.»
Grenade assembly plant officially opened in Jordan in May this year. Projected annual capacity is up to 60 thousand rounds per year. Finished products will be carried out in Jordan and RPG components will be produced on the territory of the kingdom as well as in Russia.
This first project Rosteh transmission of high technology in Jordan. By the way, he gave himself the title of grenade ruler of Jordan Abdullah II. «Nashshab» can be translated as «shatters», «grinder» or «destroyer.» This granotomet considered the most massive in the world, he hit a homogeneous armor up to a meter in width.
One of the latest «defense» News of the outgoing year — is an amendment to the law on military-technical cooperation, which will be submitted to the State Duma in January next year. A few months back the initiative of the head Rosteh Chemezov was approved by the Presidential Commission on the PTS.
Under the project, the state corporation Rosteh get right to export spare parts and provide maintenance services of military purpose.
Subsidiaries Rosteh can obtain licenses in May-June next year. Namely, Concern «Radio-electronic technology» has already held talks with customers on delivery zabugornom licenses worth about $ 300 million
Plans to get a similar license and holding «Roselektronika.» Possible contracts are estimated at 130 million dollars. Expected to receive a license and other holdings Rosteh. Refers to «Russian Helicopters», «United Engine Building Corporation», «Schwabe», «Precision complexes» concern «Kalashnikov» and several other companies.