Export of Russian military-industrial complex (MIC) for eight months in 2012 exceeded 6.5 billion dollars, up 14 percent over the same period last year, said to RIA Novosti on Wednesday, the press service of the State Corporation «Russian Technologies».
«Exports of Russian military products for the past eight months of 2012 exceeded 6.5 billion dollars. This is 14% higher than the same period of performance of the past year, «- said the agency interlocutor a day gunsmith, who first celebrated in Russia.
According to him, the enterprise «Russian Technologies» produce about 25 percent of the country’s defense industry products, while the «Rosoboronexport», part of the company, is the only municipal mediator on the import and export of the entire range of final products and technologies of dual purpose. Currently, Our homeland occupies second place in the global arms market.
Speaking about the celebration days of gunsmith, the spokesman said that the main celebrations will be held in Izhevsk and Tula. «In these towns are the most famous company in the country» Izhmash » and Tula plant, where weapons were laid Russian tradition. Now they are part of «Russian Technologies», — explained the source.
In addition, he added that this award is dated 41 days of merit employees of defense companies. In Izhevsk, in this day and held a celebratory rally in the evening Municipal Russian Drama Theatre. A Tula will be laid alley fame famous gunsmiths town. «Now enterprise companies produce modern weapons, which ensures the safety of our country and in demand in the world» — quoted the spokesman to the general director of «Russian Technologies» Chemezov.
«Russian Technologies» — Russian company, made in 2007 for the development, production and export of industrial products sverhtehnologichny civilian and military use. The company comprises 22 organizations direct control, also 17 holdings, 12 of them — in the defense sector, 5 — in civilian industry sectors. Just «Russian Technologies» consists of about 600 companies. Headquarters is located in Moscow. Organization of the terrain are 60 Russian Federation subjects and deliver products to market more than 70 countries in the world.