Rosoboronexport Exports US$21 Billion Naval Hardware in 15 Years, Order Book at US$5 billion

  • Our Bureau
  • 01:47 PM, July 2, 2015
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Rosoboronexport has exported over US$21 billion worth naval hardware over the past 15 years and is currently processing an order book worth US$5 billion.

The Russian state intermediary agency for export and import services announced Wednesday that it has delivered over 40 pieces of equipment, of which one third is accounted for by submarines and the remaining by surface ships and boats.

One of the significant “naval” contracts fulfilled by Rosoboronexport in the period from 2000 to till now is supply of Project 956E and Project 956EM destroyers and Project 636 submarines to China.

Another main contract is delivery of Project 11430 Vikramaditya aircraft carrier and Project 11356 escort ships to India.

The significant contracts with NATO countries include delivery of Project 12322 Zubr air cushion landing ships to Greece and Project 10412 Svetlyak gunboat to Slovenia.

Besides, the contracts also include supply of Project 12061E Murena-E air cushion landing craft to the South Korea.

Moreover, Rosoboronexport Deputy General Director Igor Sevastyanov, who heads Rosoboronexport’s delegation at the 7th International Maritime Defence Show in Saint-Petersburg said that the export orders for Russian ships and submarines have exceeded $5 billion.

 In recent years, the “naval share” in Rosoboronexport’s arms exports has been at around 15%, which is in line with global arms market trends.

Apart from supplying the final pieces of naval hardware, the Rosoboronexports shares specific military technologies with partners for organizing licensed and joint production facilities to manufacture ships and ship systems.

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