Russia has announced its plans to introduce 50 new Russian military products onto the foreign arms market in the coming 5 to 7 years. Among the weapons to be avaialbe for global clients are the Su-57E and the Armata Tank. This was announced today by the press service of Rosoboronexport.
According to the press service of the Company, the coming 5 to 7 years will witness the launch of around 50 new Russian military products (weapons, and pieces of military equipment) on the global arms market.
In a press release published today, the service said that prospective “bestsellers” include Armata-based armored vehicles, Su-57E fifth-generation fighter jet, Ka-52K ship-based helicopter, and the upgraded Mi-28NE, as well as the Antey-4000 air defense missile system.
"Over the years, Rosoboronexport has signed more than 26,000 contracts with partners and delivered over $180 billion worth of products to 122 countries around the world."Sergey Chemezov, CEO of Rostec and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rosoboronexport
In its report on trends in international arms transfers 2019, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said that between 2015–19 Russia delivered major arms to 47 states. A total of 55 percent of its arms exports went to its three main recipients: India, China, and Algeria. According to SIPRI, Russian arms exports accounted for 21 percent of total arms exports in 2015–19 but were 18 percent lower than in 2010–14.
"Our foreign partners have received products worth over $85 billion for their Air Force. Exports of equipment for Air Defense and Ground Forces exceeded $30 billion for each of these services of the armed forces and $28 billion for the Navy."Alexander Mikheev, Director General of Rosoboronexport and Deputy Chairman of the Russian Engineering Union.
Rosoboronexport is the sole state intermediary agency for Russia's exports/imports of defense-related and dual use products, technologies and services. It was established on 4 November 2000 by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation as part of the reform of the country’s military-technical cooperation system.