Russian military exports reached 12 billion dollars

Russian arms exports in 2011 amounted to about $ 12 billion. On this, as reported by "Interfax", said the Director General of the State Corporation "Russian Technologies" Chemezov. According to him, the supply of military equipment through the "Rosoboronexport" last year totaled $ 10.7 billion.

"This year will be over 12 billion. This is exactly, "- said Chemezov, noting that such a forecast can make the current portfolio volume of export orders. Currently, the order book for the Russian military production is 30-35 billion dollars. "The groundwork we have enough big, and he actually does not decrease. Fluctuations are certain. Usually by the end of the year is reduced, then again at the beginning of the year increased. But in general, the trend is positive, "- said Chemezov.

 In terms of sales of military equipment Russia ranks second in the world after the United States. In early December 2011 the Office of Military Cooperation (DSCA) Pentagon announced that U.S. military exports in 2011 amounted to 34.8 billion dollars.

In December last year, it was reported that the volume of military exports through the "Rosoboronexport" in 2011 amounted to about ten billion dollars, while the total final sales projected at $ 11 billion. According to Deputy General Director of "Rosoboronexport" Victor Komardina, last year, Russia has signed contracts for the supply of arms and military equipment to 70 countries around the world.

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