Russia has sold military tanks worth US $2.5 billion in 2016.
In 2016 Russia’s UralVagonZavod Corporation doubled its exports of tanks and armored vehicles, Rossiiskaya Gazeta wrote citing the company’s press service.
With 149.9 billion rubles (US $2.4 billion) in sales last year, UVZ is now set to enter the list of the world’s top 50 arms manufacturers, Sputnik reported Sunday.
India, in November 2016, cleared a proposal to acquire more than 1600 Russian T-90 tanks by 2020 for an approximate $2.1 billion due to delay in the manufacture of its indigenous Arjun MK II MBT. These tanks are expected to be deployed along line of control bordering Pakistan.
Russia has delivered dozens of T-90SA tanks to Algeria and about 60 T-72B tanks to Uganda. It also had agreed to deliver 170 T-72 tanks to Sudan and 39 T-72 tanks to Serbia. The deals are still to be implemented.
Kirgizia imported 70 BTR-70M vehicles in February. Bangladesh got a delivery of 60 of 330 BTR-80 wheeled amphibious Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) in September 2016. Russia also delivered a batch of Tigr all-terrain armored combat vehicles to Slovakia.
Final batch of Russian Su-34 fighter bombers has arrived this year at the Eastern Military District's air unit in the region of Khabarovsk. "Several new Su-34 fighter bombers have flown over 3,500 kilometers from Novosibirsk to the airfield of permanent basing after refueling at the airport Domna," head of the Eastern Military District press service Col
Russia has completed development of a new mobile anti-drone warfare complex, ‘Repellent to destroy miniature enemy drones. The anti-drone system was first showcased during the Army-2016 expo in September
Russia is believed to have supplied the first batch of four Su-35 fighters to China. According to a Russian web resource,
Russias Sukhoi PAK FA, a fifth-generation fighter jet, will enter service with the Russian Aerospace Forces in 2017. “Designing new kinds of weapons, military and special equipment for the Russian Armed Forces will continue in 2017 as well as their procurement for the Russian Land Force, Aerospace Forces and the Navy
Russia is trying to rectify the delayed supply of spares for Russian made aircraft in India, primarily the Sukhoi Su-30MKI with a deal that would allow them to be manufactured locally. India and Russia are at an advanced stage of negotiating a long-term contract that includes the manufacturing few spares of Russian-made aircraft that are being assembled in India,
Russian Navy has started learning the applied operations of the latest Krabik-BM radio surveying complex which is a high-precision specimen of equipment being supplied to the hydrography services departments. The hydrography services of the Northern, Pacific, Baltic and Black Sea Fleets and the Caspian Flotilla have started the process of learning to use to the Krabik-BM radio surveying complex, the ministry's communications department said in a statement
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