Russia worried that China will grab their weapons and cheap in overseas markets
Russian experts, FC-1 in performance, although lagging behind the MiG – 29, but the price is about $ 10 million and $ 35 million compared to the MiG-29, much cheaper
LONDON July 13 news: According to the Russian military news network reported on July 12 in Egypt Chinese arms market and the results of their territories following the defeat of the Kremlin calls for a serious study of Chinese weapons exporters successful phenomenon, analysis of China’s strategic weapons exporters, the main features and competitive tactics. Russian experts believe that China’s military-industrial products affordable, and soon will be on Moscow’s arms trade have serious difficulties.
may snatch weapons out of China in overseas markets worried about Russia, the Kremlin calls for a serious study of Chinese weapons exporters continued success of the phenomenon and put forward relevant proposals for prevention. Russian Presidential Affairs Bureau on July 7 at the Russian Federal State procurement bid online 200,000 rubles, to attract research institutes, entitled “China’s exporters of arms and military equipment, strategic and tactical characteristics: the success of the phenomenon and the main competitive advantage,” the studies, requires a comparative analysis of Russian and Chinese military-technical cooperation system, including state management mechanism, to determine the formation of the characteristics of Chinese exporters a competitive advantage, while a separate study of Chinese exporters in Russia’s traditional arms market activity and characteristics, to make the Russian Office of the President recommendations to improve the Russian Federation’s foreign military-technical cooperation in the field of legal basis, and the drafting of this report based on the findings, presenting the Russian Federation President. Russian experts point out that this is beginning to Beijing as the Moscow arms market reality competition the second signal, if not the current opponent, also a potential rival.
first signal is the MiG and Sukhoi Pogosyan, general manager recently wrote to the Russian Federation Council and the Russian military-technical cooperation, Rosoboronexport, the proposal letter, a freeze on the supply of RD-China 93 for the assembly of the engine jointly developed by China and Pakistan FC-1/JF-17 fighter huge contract. China and Russia planned to be signed before May of this year 100 RD-93 engine supply contract, but Pogosyan that, FC-1 is a Russian-made MiG-29′s direct competitor, especially in the Egyptian market. He insisted that Russia should re-export of military technology prior consultation with the end-product manufacturers to avoid causing damage. Russia and Egypt a few years had been in talks for up to 40 MiG-29 fighter of the supply problems, there has been no breakthrough, and while still in Egypt, China, Pakistan talks to joint production in Egypt China’s FC-1 fighters, the current point of view, China and Pakistan and Egypt apparently has made significant progress in the negotiations, so intense was the reaction of Russia.
Russian experts, FC-1 in performance, although lagging behind the MiG-29, but the price is about $ 10 million and $ 35 million compared to the MiG-29, much cheaper. Indeed, the Egyptian market with the FC-1 on the territories of the MiG-29 Russian military products, the event is almost the only one instance of direct competition, but the progress of China’s military products very quickly, the Chinese K-8 trainer aircraft successfully not long ago into the Venezuelan market. Russian ‘arms exports “magazine editor Vasilyev said that China mainly produces imitation of Russian weaponry to the poorest African countries, low prices, while China has sold weapons to conflict areas, and therefore refused to Iran, Russia export S-300 air defense missile system, China may export to Iran of S-300 imitation of a very serious problem, but China has not yet made any statement on this. (Compiled: Shu-shan)