The Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC Russia), takes into consideration the great interest of foreign countries for a new anti-aircraft missile system S-400 “Triumph” and it’s not excluded that the first foreign buyer the system could be China
“Traditionally, interest in our air defense missile system (ADMS) from foreign countries is very high. As for the latest S-400 “Triumph”, after satisfaction the domestic demand of the Russian armyi by these systems, in all probability, we will serious speak about export, “- said the deputy director of FSMTC Vyacheslav Dzirkaln at arms exhibition “IDEX-2013” in the UAE
Development of a smaller version of the supersonic missile “Brahmos” / “BrahMos-M” / for the air forces of India launched a joint Russian-Indian venture “BrahMos Aerospace” / BrahMos Aerospace /. ITAR-TASS news agency said a source close to the Ministry of Defence of India.
Weight of the new missile will be 1.5 tons, length – about six feet – he stressed. – It will be for the Su-30MKI and MiG-29, however, for this and for other air crafts. which are in service or to be taken by the Air Force of India, including the aircraft “Rafale” / Rafale / and “Mirage-2000” .
He stressed that it is not a missile “Brahmos” Airborne / “BrahMos-A” / tests to be held this year. “This is a different missile, – he explained – If the on Su-30MKI can be installed only one missile “BrahMos-A”, then “BrahMos-M – three. MiG-29 – it will be possible to establish two missile” BrahMos-M
British military resource janes.com February 19 announced that the armed forces of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has got on board “unknown number” MLRS Jobaria (by name Jurassic sauropod) Defense Systems (JDS) – the most powerful in the world of multiple rocket launchers 122mm. The two systems were shown at the exhibition of arms IDEX-2013, held February 17-23 in. UAE (one in the form of scale models).
This MLRS (MCL – Multiple Cradle Launchers) is one of many types of weapons that are being developed in the UAE with foreign contractors. but with the requirement that the final assembly and integration should be carried out in the UAE. The system was developed with the help of experts of Turkish company Roketsan.
JDS includes heavy (wheel 6×6) transporter Oshkosh Defense and the 10-wheel semi-trailer with a 4×3 20-tube rocket module TR-122 with mechanical drive 122 mm (total number of missiles 240). The transporter is equipped with an armored cab, air conditioning and central tire inflation system. Semi-trailer is equipped with 10 remote-controlled stabilizers. has its own power plant, which can launch missiles with the engine belt.
Production launchers developed by Russian engineers at the plant will begin in Jordan this year. About this the “Interfax” was reported by spokesman of “Rosoboronexport” Nicholay Dimidyuk at the arms exhibition in Abu Dhabi. RPG-32 “Hashim” – is not the only project that will be implemented jointly with the Arab customers.
ARMS-TASS, February 20. Russia successfully completes upgrade multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) “Smerch” in Kuwait and began the modernization of the BMP-3 in the country. This ARMS-TASS reported head of the delegation of “Rosoboronexport” at the exhibition of arms “IDEX-2013” Nicholas Dimidyuk.
An intergovernmental Russian-Chinese agreement to supply China multifunctional fighter Su-35 has signed
“As part of the agreements that we have with the Chinese side, we did in January signed an intergovernmental agreement to supply China Su-35 “- said the deputy director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) Vyacheslav Dzirkalin in passing in the UAE arms exhibition IDEX-2013, where he is leading delegation
Britain will spend $ 25 billion on strengthening ties with India British Prime Minister David Cameron concludes visit to India, which aims to establish a “special relationship” between the former metropolis and its largest colony – the fifth economy in the world and the third Asian economies. The “road map” of the new partnership will radically change the face of the leading power in the region, creating unique economic corridor between the business capital of India, Mumbai and its technology center in Bangalore. The expected volume of British investments – $ 25 billion
The mission of David Cameron, who arrived in New Delhi after the French president Francois Hollande, ultimately exacerbates the struggle for India.