Russia sought in Israel building a global satellite navigation systems laser ranging station
Data Figure: Russia and Putin in Moscow on 6 May between Israel signed a military cooperation agreement.
Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov and visiting Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak did not disclose details of the cooperation agreement.
Anatoly Serdyukov said: “I believe the agreement we signed today will promote the development of bilateral relations.”
“We challenge the view of many of today’s very close to or exactly the same. “” The main concern about terrorism, prevent proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. “
he said, security cooperation” to help prevent these threats. “
Russian officials said earlier this year, Russia will sell Syria MiG-29 fighters, air defense missiles and armored vehicles, short and other military equipment. This has led to unease in Israel.
Israeli media reported that Barak two-day visit to Russia, one of the purposes is to prevent Russia to sell Syria P-800 cruise missiles. Israel fears that these missiles may spread to the Lebanese militant group, “Hezbollah” in the hands.
6 Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin meeting with visiting Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, said that Russia hopes to build in Israel, “GLONASS” global satellite navigation systems laser ranging stations.
According to Interfax reported, Mr Putin in Russia’s Black Sea coastal city of Sochi meeting with Barak, said that Russian experts are studying the two countries in order to build within the feasibility of laser ranging stations, The ranging stations will serve the “GLONASS” global satellite navigation system.
Putin said that Russia has made good progress in military-technical cooperation, Russian Israel launched several satellites, are also being considered for Israel’s Russian-made aircraft installation space, the laser equipment.
“GLONASS” program began in the 1970s, the system is developed by Russia alone, its orbit is expected to be fully deployed this year.
the same day, Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov and Barak held talks aimed at promoting the two countries signed a military and military-technical cooperation, long-term cooperation agreement.