Negotiations on sale of Russian S-400 missile systems to Saudi Arabia have entered the technical and logistics details stage.
"Regarding the S-400, detail discussions are continuing between the two sides on the final arrangements of this. We are discussing technical issues, especially regarding technology transfer and know-how," Saudi Ambassador to Russia Raed bin Khaled Qrimli was quoted as saying by TASS on Monday.
Earlier, Russian president’s military technical cooperation aide Vladimir Kozhin said in an interview with the Kommersant daily that documents on S-400 deliveries to Saudi Arabia had been signed, with all the parameters agreed.
The S-400 is proving to be Russia’s most successful defence export in recent years. With sales to China and Turkey and negotiations on with Saudi Arabia and India, Russia is looking at revenues in the region of US$10 billion from the S-400 sales.
In addition, Qatar and Egypt have been mentioned as potential customers of the S-400 system which can hit aerodynamic targets at a range of up to 400 kilometers (249 miles) and tactical ballistic targets flying at a speed of 4.8 km/s (3 mi/s) at a distance of up to 60 kilometers (37 miles). Targets include cruise missiles, tactical and strategic aircraft and ballistic missile warheads.
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Bahrain and Russia are in talks for purchase of Russian-made S-400 surface-to-air missile system, the commander of Bahrain's Royal Guard said Monday. "We are currently in the stage of negotiations, but with gods help we will finish this process," the commander Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa told reporters during on-going BIDEC expo held in Manama this week, Sputnik reports
The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Defense signed contracts with the Russian government to procure the S-400 air defense system, the Kornet-EM system, the TOS-1A, the AGS-30 and the Kalashnikov AK-103. As part of the agreement signed in Moscow today, Russia will transfer technology and localize the manufacturing and sustainment of these armament systems in the Kingdom, a press statement from the Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) said
The Saudi Ambassador to Moscow Rayed Krimly said that the negotiations on the purchase of Russian-built S-400 missile air defense system is ‘advancing well and both the parties are working out on technical details of the contract. "We signed the contract during the Kings visit, what is now happening is the implementation requires technical details of technology transfers, other technical details between experts of both sides … Experts need to finish their discussions, we cannot put a date for the end of discussions, but it is proceeding in a very positive manner," Krimly told Sputnik in an interview on Thursday, added...
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