Russia plans to export $ 13 billion in defense equipment in 2020

On the occasion of the Army 2020 exhibition, which is currently being held near Moscow, the CEO of the company Rosoboronexport in charge of Russian arms export contracts, Alexander Mikheyev, announced that he expected a volume export delivery of $13 billion in 2020, despite the Covid19 health crisis. In addition, the overall order book for Russian defense exports would be stable at $50 billion, consolidating Moscow in second place among countries exporting defense equipment after the United States. This volume is in line with the forecasts announced in 2019 for the year 2020, well before the Covid19 crisis.…

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Iran to negotiate acquisition of S400, Tor M2 and Pantsir S2 anti-aircraft systems from Russia

Is Donald Trump's foreign policy backfiring? This is what one might think when the American proposal to extend the embargo on the sale of arms to Iran was rejected by the vast majority of the United Nations Security Council last week, including understood by the French and British allies. Recall that this embargo was linked to the continuation of Tehran's military nuclear program, as well as to the Vienna agreements, from which the United States withdrew unilaterally in 2018 by decision of President Trump. In fact, Iran will be able to acquire weapons systems starting October 18 from…

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Azerbaijan pays close attention to Russian MIG-35 fighter

Repeated statements by Pakistani authorities about an "imminent" sale of JF-17 Thunder fighter jets to Azerbaijan, but never confirmed by the principal's authorities, were probably somewhat hasty. Indeed, according to the Azerbaijani site Turan, the authorities of the country have started negotiations with Russia with a view to acquiring Mig-35 planes. In addition, the Azerbaijani Air Force is also said to be interested in the Su-35, and national representatives have visited the assembly lines of the two aircraft under the leadership of the Rosoboronexport consortium in the past weeks. Baku's desire to acquire new combat devices is dictated by…

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