South American countries namely Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Uruguay and Argentina are among the countries that have shown interest in buying Russian fighter jets, Rosoboronexport Deputy CEO said at LAAD-2017 defense and security exhibition in Brazil.
"Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Uruguay and Argentina can be mentioned among the countries that are considering buying Russian fighter planes," Deputy CEO of Rosoboronexport, Sergei Ladygin was quoted as saying by TASS Tuesday.
Special attention to Russian fighter aircraft is prompted by the excellent operational characteristics demonstrated by generation 4+ and 4++ aircraft, he said.
"To a considerable extent, the interest has increased after the Russian air task force’s successful operation in Syria," the delegation head said.
Deputy Director of Russia’s Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation Anatoly Punchuk told TASS earlier on Tuesday that Russia had submitted its proposals on the delivery of Mikoyan MiG-29 fighter jets to Argentina, which had expressed its desire to buy these planes.
Rosoboronexport will demonstrate mockup models of advanced military hardware, including the Yak-130 combat training plane, the Mil Mi-28NE combat helicopter, the Kamov Ka-226T rotocraft, the Ansat light multipurpose helicopter, the Tor-M2KM short-range antiaircraft missile system, Project 20382 corvette Tigr, the Project 12200 patrol boat Sobol and other materiel.
Russian arms agency Rosoboronexport has been awarded an AED2.6 billion (US$708 million approx) contract by the UAE Armed Forces to supply anti-armour missiles
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Rosoboronexport will showcase law enforcement systems at IDEAS-2016 to be held in Karachi, Pakistan, from 22-25 November. Rosoboronexport is bringing to IDEAS-2016 combat proven equipment favoured by Russian special units and law enforcement officers, specialized in antiterrorist operations, namely the BTR-80A APC and its most advanced derivative – the BTR-82A, as well as the BMP-3M IFV
Rosoboronexport will unveil Safe City comprehensive automated system as part of a new large-scale project ‘Antiterrorism and Law Enforcement at IDEAS-2016, held from 22-25 November in Pakistan. Rosoboronexports specialists are going to present a scalable security platform designed to detect sources of terrorist threats and illegal activities, conduct antiterrorist operations, enforce law, provide security of key installations and protection of littoral areas, the Russian firm announced today
Rosoboronexport will organize the Russian exhibit display at the Airshow China International Aerospace Exhibition 2016, which will take place from November 1 to 6 in Zhuhai, China. At the Russian exhibit, visitors will be able to get acquainted with the features of the latest Russian Su-35 fighters, Mi-35M helicopters and Pantsir-S1 air defense missile/gun systems
The export portfolio of Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport has reached $44 billion as of September 2017, head of Russias state technologies corporation Rostec Sergey Chemezov said. "Total supplies through Rosoboronexport reached more than twofold over the last decade, from 6 to almost 13 bln US Dollars
Asia as a region has become the largest Russian military equipment buyer in the year 2016, Rosoboronexport announced in a press release Wednesday. Rosoboronexport signed military and technical cooperation contracts worth USD 9 billion last year with 53% of total annual volume claimed by Asian customers, Dmitry Shugaev, Director of Russian Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation was quoted as saying in the release
Syrian Su-22 warplanes took off from ‘Shayrat airbase on Friday hours after it was struck by the 59 US Tomahawk cruise missiles. Friday's strikes have left small damage
Russia is suspending a 2015 agreement aimed at avoiding mid-air collisions in the Syrian airspace after US launched missile strikes against the Syrian Shayrat army airbase since yesterday. “The Russian side is halting the effect of the memorandum for prevention of incidents and ensuring safety of air flights during operations in Syria which was agreed with the US,” said a Friday statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry, Reuters reported
The US launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles on Syrian government airfield late Thursday evening as retaliation to Tuesdays deadly chemical attack by the Bashar al-Assad regime in a rebel-held area. The Pentagon released details on the strike, saying it was conducted using tomahawk missiles launched from the destroyers USS Porter and USS Ross in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea
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