Russia over the next five years will cost $ 12 billion purchase of NATO arms (Figure)
data for: France, “West Wind”-class amphibious landing ship
Global Network reporter Tangen Hao reports, the former world power in the Russian military technology, is currently facing an unprecedented crisis in the field, new equipment development setbacks are nothing new things. This has also allowed the Russian authorities aware of the need to change the past in the area of ??procurement of arms, “not only into” policy. According to the Russian “newspaper” reported on June 12 (Reuters), Moscow Center for Strategic and technical analysis experts, Russia denounced in the next five years, huge amounts of money $ 12 billion to buy advanced weapons and equipment from NATO.
reported that the Russian Defense Ministry and Social Council members, the Moscow director of the Center for Strategic and technical analysis Ruslan □ Puhuo Fu 11 for “newspaper reported,” said that early in charge of military affairs, Deputy Prime Minister Xie Seoul during the period covered □ Ivanov as defense minister, Department of Defense recognized the need to purchase advanced weapons from foreign arms dealers; current Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov also think this is necessary, especially in the conflict in 2008 after the Russian grid.
The expert said that most of the high-ranking Russian officials initially thought that it should continue the policy of the Soviet era, completely on their own solve the problem of military equipment, but the conflict with Georgia, they changed my view because, according to Western military grid pattern established in the technical aspects of objective Shanghao in Russian. Although they eventually lost the war, but some technical advantages make it more dead soldiers hurt less.
reports that are currently included in the list of Russian weapons and equipment procurement, including the Israeli unmanned aircraft and the French “West Wind”-class amphibious landing ship. According to the Moscow Center for Strategic and technical analysis of data, Russia and Israel in the next two years, signed a 300 million Euro UAV contract. Israel is a world leader in unmanned aerial vehicles, its U.S. and European Union countries to buy technology; and “West Wind” technology is also better than in Russia. In addition, Russia also intends to purchase 3000 Italy M65E armored vehicles, but there is a dispute of its technical performance.
Moscow Center for Strategic and technical analysis reports stressed that most of Russia’s weapons procurement target countries are EU and NATO members. But Pu Huofu do not think it will affect the negotiations. He said: “First, the current negotiations with Russia are ‘old Europe’ countries, they are very good with Russia followed, military cooperation has already begun negotiations if suddenly interrupted, the country’s image would be strongly against.”