The export portfolio of Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport has reached $44 billion as of September 2017, head of Russia’s 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. The portfolio of orders amounts to about $44 bln as of September 2017," Chemezov was quoted as saying by TASS today.
Russian products are delivered to seventy countries of the world within the defense technology cooperation framework. "The Middle East and North African market accounts for the lion’s share of supplies. Cooperation with Latin American nations is also underway," the top manager said.
Rosoboronexport's Deputy Director General Igor Sevastyanov said on Wednesday has broadened the sales prospects and will now export weapons and equipment to civilians as well as foreign militaries.
Rosoboronexport is responsible for over 85 percent of Russian arms and military technology export.
Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport signed an agreement with Concern Avtomatika on exports of Russian cybersecurity systems in 2017-2019 at Army-2017 International Military and Technical Forum Tuesday. "According to the document, the special exporter will export systems and means of information security in 2017-2019
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
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
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