Russia to build three factories for the production of air and missile defense systems

In Russia will be built three new plants for the production of missile-defense systems for the aerospace defense forces. This was announced on January 28, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, ITAR-TASS reported. "Just yesterday I held a meeting in the concern" Almaz-Antey ", which discussed the perspectives of various development works. We will build new plants only through the air and space defense, we're going to build three new factories," — said Deputy Prime Minister at a general meeting of the Academy of Military Sciences, in which he took part.

Rogozin also said that Moscow built a new plant for the production of modern infantry sniper weapon. "February 16, we the chairman of the Defense Committee of the State Duma and chairman of the Committee on Defense and Security Council of the Federation look at a new plant in Moscow for the production of modern infantry sniper weapon. According to the technology of the plant equipment and the quality of products it surpasses all European businesses and only goes to the U.S. Level of "- said Deputy Prime Minister. "So we can build factories and we have to build them and expose deep modernization of the existing defense companies," — said Deputy Prime Minister. He expressed confidence that the achievement of these goals will contribute to the project of the federal target program for the development of the defense industry, to be submitted to the government by March 1 of this year. "There's a lot of money laid, three trillion rubles," — said the deputy prime minister. He said that these funds are in addition to those that are planned to spend on the purchase of military products within the state armaments program until 2020. Last fall, during a joint Russian-Belarusian exercise "Shield of the Commonwealth 2011" Belarusian Defense Minister Gen. Yuri Zhadobin told Itar-Tass that the Belarusian side will turn to Russia for the supply of several battalions of anti-aircraft missile system S-400 "Triumph" after construction Russian new plants for the production of modern air defense systems, missile defense. The intention to purchase Russian S-400 system at the same time told the ITAR-TASS news agency and a representative of the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan, explaining that such a system will be used to create a single regional air defense system of Russia and Kazakhstan, similar to the already established Russian-Belarusian system.

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