Russia is ready to continue deliveries for the Indian naval aviation, if it receives a request from the Indian side, the head of Russia Helicopters said on Tuesday.
“As for the Vikramaditya aircraft carrier, this will undoubtedly be a decision by the Indian side. The holding company (Helicopters of Russia) will be ready to continue its program of Russian helicopter deliveries to India under a contract with Rosoboronexport,” Alexander Mikheyev was quoted as saying by ITAR-TASS.
India has quite a large fleet of Ka-28/Ka-31 helicopters operational in the Indian naval aviation, he said.
“Correspondingly, if the Indian side will opt out for these helicopters in the future, we are ready to meet this request,” he said. “As for Mistral-class helicopter carriers, the Helicopters of Russia holding company is ready for this program (the delivery of helicopters for these warships).”
Rosoboronexport will present modern Russian weapons and military equipment, special equipment, equipage and body armor a the 10th International Exhibition of Special Forces (SOFEX-2014), to be held from 6 to 8 May 2014 in Amman (Jordan).“The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan pays special attention to security problems, special units operations, their equipage and equipping with modern technical and combat means
Russia will delivery an initial batch of the Yakovlev Yak-130 jet trainers to Syria until the end of 2014, with further plans to fully complete the contract for 36 aircraft in 2016, according to the Kommersant newspaper. Damascus will receive nine aircraft until the end of this year, and in the next two years - 12 and 15 respectively, according to the report
Delivery of arms from France to Russia will not be affected by EU sanctions imposed on Moscow. Frances delivery of two warships to Russia will not be affected by the current EU sanctions imposed on the country due to the Ukraine crisis, according to RIA Novosti
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Russia on Thursday handed over two diesel-electric-powered submarines to Vietnams naval force. The deliveries are part of a contract signed between Rosoboronexport and Vietnam for six submarines back in 2009
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The Russian Air Force will take delivery of new aircraft and anti-missile defense systems, as well as to stage large-scale drills by the end of 2014, a Russian Defense Ministrys Air Force spokesman announced on Monday.“By the end of the year, the Air Force is to procure planes, helicopters, modern radar stations… It is also being reequipped with high-end S-400 surface-to-air missiles and Pantsir-S short-range air defense systems,” said Colonel Igor Klimov
Indias newly appointed Defense Minister Arun Jaitley has inherited the task of deciding whether or not to raise the foreign direct investment (FDI) level in the defence sector from 26 per cent to 49 per cent. Jaitley, who is also the Finance Minister, would find it easier to address the FDI issue which is not merely a MoD matter but one which concerns the finance and industries ministries as well
Russian Helicopters and Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET) have signed an agreement to establish a Helicopter Avionics Integration Centre (HAIC) to help boost the competitiveness of Russia's helicopter industry on the global market. The agreement was signed at HeliRussia 2014 by KRET CEO Nikolay Kolesov and Russian Helicopters CEO Alexander Mikheev
Russian Helicopters has delivered Mi-171Sh helicopters to the Kazakhstan Border Service under a contract signed by Rosoboronexport in 2012. One of the helicopters' main tasks will be securing Kazakhstan's state border
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