Russia and China are pushing ahead with talks over the supplies of multi-functional Sukhoi-35 fighter jets and diesel-electric submarines of Amur-1650 project, the general director of the Rostec corporation, Sergey Chemezov, was quoted as saying by various news agencies.
“To my knowledge the negotiating process is underway. The contract has not been signed yet,” he said.
According to the Russian Centre for Analysis of World Arms Trade Russia’s export of military hardware was estimated at $1.2 billion, and in 2013 that parameter, too, was no less than $1.3 billion, Itar-Tass reported Friday.
Under a contract Poly Technologies and Rosoboronexport concluded in 2012 the company Helicopters of Russia is to supply 52 Mi-171E helicopters to China. By November 2013 the customer had received 32 helicopters, it added.
At the moment Russia and China are conducting technical talks on the supply of Sukhoi-35 jets.
Swedish Defence Minister Karin Enström has demanded an explanation from the general director of the state-run FOI defence research institute, over an alleged weapon's co-operation with China, according to Radio Sweden."Sweden should not get around the weapon's embargo on China and therefore I have called on the general director to clarify that there is no substance in this," Enström told Swedish Radio News
China has successfully tested reconnaissance and strike drone Rainbow No.4 and completed simulation target practice, China News reported Tuesday
China may supply components required for Russias defence industry following US and EU sanctions against Russia. Although Russia does not buy many weapons from foreign sources it does procure a lot of electronic and mechanical components to be used in its weapons systems
Chinas Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) will need at least 400 Y-20 cargo planes by Xian Aircraft Corp to catch up with capabilities of the U.S, Russia and India, Peoples Daily cited a report published by the National Defense University of China
India and China are on the urgency of developing naval arsenals preparing for the battle for energy resources in South China Sea and Indian Ocean, The Hindu reported. The report said, India is validating its nuclear deterrent based on technological advancements of Defense Research Development Organization (DRDO)
The Sukhoi Company today handed over a batch of Su-35 and Su-30M2 fighter aircraft to the Ministry of Defense in the framework of the common day of acceptance of the military equipment delivered by the defense industry. The aircraft were produced in accordance with the State orders for the supply of combat aircraft to the Russian Air Force under the State Armament Program for the years 2011 — 2020
Despite economic troubles and foreign sanctions, Russias military expenditures is expected to balloon in 2015 owning to a number of arms purchases. According to business news daily Vedomosti, military defense spending will rise in 2015 by 21
Russia and Nigeria have signed a contract for the supply of Mi-171Sh and Mi-35 helicopters, Rosoboronexport deputy general director Sergei Goreslavsky announed Friday. "The Mi-171Sh machine is in steady demand on the foreign market
The Mistral-class helicopter carrier, the Vladivostok, carrying some 200 Russian sailors on Saturday left the French port of Saint-Nazaire to pass a series of tests, according to Ria Novosti. The testing marks the ship goes to sea since its arrival to Saint-Nazaire in June
A family of new combat vehicles based on the universal platform Armata will be displayed at a Victory Parade in 2015, Oleg Siyenko, General Director of the Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) research and production corporation, told ITAR-TASS in an exclusive interview. "All works are proceeding according to schedule
Russian Helicopters will bring a number of commercial and military models to the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014 (AAD 2014) aerospace and security exhibition in Pretoria, South Africa, from 17-21 September. Among the models on show designed for operation in Africa will be the multirole Ka-32A11BC, which is currently in serial production and holds type certification
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