Fire sales of Russian exports this year for 11 consecutive years of growth in the arms of billions
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charge of the military, according to Xinhua News Agency – Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said Tuesday, the fire this year, Russian exports will exceed $ 10 billion.
Russian news agency quoted Ivanov as saying the Russian arms manufacturers in 2010 to more than 60 countries to export arms, “Even under the most conservative estimate,” total sales will exceed $ 10 billion.
which will set the Soviet Union since the Russian arms export up to a record year.
This is Russia’s arms sales growth for 11 consecutive years. Russian government data show that in 2009, Russian arms exports $ 8.5 billion, major customers, including India, Venezuela and other countries, including weapons, battle tanks, fighter aircraft and helicopters.
long-term U.S. arms exports accounted for in the world. U.S. Defense Department released data show that in 2009, U.S. exports of arms more than 380 billion dollars.