Russia has delivered five S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Kazakhstan, the Kazakh Defense Ministry press service said on Tuesday.
Kazakh Defense Minister Imangali Tasmagambetov and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Shoigu, have signed an agreement to expand bilateral technical and military cooperation.
“We have signed an agreement that opens new areas for future work in the field of technical-military cooperation,” Tasmagambetov said after his meeting with Shoigu Tuesday.
According to the Defense Ministry, Moscow is also preparing to ship more than 170 anti-aircraft missiles.
“The Russian-Kazakh agreement on military-technical cooperation came into effect last year. This has enabled our armed forces to receive modern weapons at the same price as the Russian armed forces, such as the Su-30CM fighter jet, the Mi-171Sh transport and the Mi-35 combat helicopter, electronic intelligence and monitoring, as well as other weapons,” the Kazakh ministry said.
Under the agreements, the Defense Ministry stressed the importance of the new conditions for the use of the Balkhash Node missile attack early warning system, including its management under a Kazakh-Russian joint operation.
The Balkhash Node radar system is part of the Russian early warning system in the Kazakh region of Karaganda. The system continuously scans the skies to detect and track ballistic missiles and space objects, as well as defining the parameters of their movements and relaying information to command centers.
Iran has reportedly received missile part of S-300 surface-to-air defense system from Russia, moving to finish the delivery of all divisions of the system by yearend. "The first shipment of missiles of S-300 missile system has recently entered Iran that shows Iran's determination to equip its air defense circle with this system," Tasnim news agency, which is close to the Revolutionary Guards, Tasnim news reported Monday
Russia has delivered the fourth battalion of the S-300 PS air defense system to the Air Force and air defense units of Belarus, the Belarusian news agency reported. "All in all Belarus has received four air defense missile battalions on the disinterested basis from Russia
Russia does not plan to deliver the S-300 air defense missile systems to Syria. "There are no such plans as of today," head of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Alexander Fomin told reporters on Tuesday answering a question whether the possibility of supplying these weapons systems to Syria was negotiated
Russia has delivered S-300 air defense systems to Kazakhstan free of charge. The contract on free deliveries of Russian S-300 air defense systems to Kazakhstan is fulfilled, Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu was quoted as saying by Sputnik news daily Wednesday
Semey Engineering JSC, the company of the defense sector of the economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, has signed a framework agreement with Russias Rosoboronexport for full cycle overhaul and modernization of armoured vehicles at its facility. "The plant for repair and modernization, located in the city of Semey, will be equipped with modern equipment for the repair of armored vehicles of Soviet and Russian production, which is in the service of the army of Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan will acquire two C295 military airlifters from Airbus. In addition to the aircraft, the contract also includes deliveries for spares and a support package
Kazakh Armed Forces recently took delivery of a new batch of modern multifunctional 4th generation Su-30SM jet fighter jets from Russia. “To be able to successfully deploy the fighter, a deep knowledge of technology and continuous self-improvement are needed,” said deputy commander of the air base on educational and ideological work Colonel Temirtas Ibraev
Kazakhstan has delivered 5 million rounds of small arms and ammunition to Kyrgyzstan within a framework of providing military and technical assistance. "Agreement between the governments of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan on the provision of free military and technical assistance was signed in Astana on June 24, 2015 by the Defense Ministers of two states in order to strengthen the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic," the representative of Kazakhstan's military department, Lieutenant Colonel Murat Kanabekov was quoted as saying by
Russia has completed its contract on delivering S-300 air defense systems to Iran. "All divisions have been supplied," Alexander Fomin the head of Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation was quoted as saying by
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