Russia, CIS countries worried about purchasing cheap Chinese-made weapons
The article said China beat Ukraine won the MA600 aircraft orders
Venezuela LONDON October 22 News: LONDON, according to Russian military news network reported that the recent CIS countries including Russia, have started from other countries to buy weapons, some of them Russian and Soviet weapons, imitation, so that Russian arms exports to face more severe challenges, especially competition from Chinese military products, this topic and even caused the Oct. 20 independence held in Yalta, Ukraine CIS defense ministers meeting of the Council’s attention.
Russian military experts believe that between the former Soviet Union countries, the lack of rigorous military-technical cooperation system, forcing the leadership of the CIS member states, including Russia’s allies in the Collective Security Treaty Organization, including, looking for other partners to maintain and improve their military equipment, although 90% of the weapons in these countries is produced in Russia. Russian Academy of Military Sciences Colonel Communications Institute Shiluo Serdyukov said, even the most intimate relations with Russia and the CIS countries and other allies also developing military-technical cooperation, which may in the future Moscow will have serious geopolitical and military policy loss problems, leading to continued losses in Russia and the former Soviet Union countries, the arms trade may be of interest.
Kazakhstan and South Korea recently signed for the Kazakh military manufacture self-propelled howitzer contract, Korea will also help improve the Kazakh army tanks, perfect command of military electronics, observation and intelligence systems. Russia and Kazakh sides had warships on the Caspian Sea production plant construction to meet the needs of actual practice, the military issues on the negotiations, but the Kazakh side will now help in the Korean construction similar to the enterprise. Not long ago, China’s production of “Antonov” aircraft imitation brand, with its prototype won the fight, won Venezuela’s orders. His government to stop the purchase of 20 aircraft, the Antonov -148 matters of negotiations, alternative is that China’s MA-600 aircraft, the aircraft was transported -7 in China based on the production, transport, security -24 -7 is a Soviet aircraft imitation. In addition, Russia also imports its own military equipment, military products, as their direct competitors, Russia and Israel recently signed a $ 400 million supply a number of UAV’s huge contract. Experts believe that the Russian Defense Ministry in the next 5-6 years, European countries and Israel from the purchase of 100 million euros weapons. Moscow Centre for Strategic and technical analysis statistics, said the next two years the Russian military is likely to sign on behalf of 4 billion euros weapons import contracts.
arms market, Russia has experienced a major competitor, China. Arms market in Egypt and China experience, the Russian experts predict that China will soon be affordable by their military products to make Russia’s weapons export trade is more difficult, but China already has a lot of Russian military equipment and technology, through imitation and improvement of intellectual property rights of their own products as a large number of the international market. (Shu-shan)