Russian media said the Russian defense enterprises to obstruct China’s sale of Peru to help black tank
China North Industries Corporation made MBT-2000 MBT
According to the Russian military-industrial complex website on August 24 reported that the Peruvian Government in April this year, suddenly decided to abandon the purchase by the China North Industries Corporation MBT-2000 made main battle tanks. At that time there have been media broke the news that secret government’s move was due to obstruction from the Ukraine.
Peru’s chief of staff in the procurement of MBT-2000 to renounce once pointed out to participate in December 8, 2009 secret parade of MBT-2000 have been returned to the manufacturer. He emphasized that the tank is only used to display the sample, secret military just to their mobility and firepower were tested. These tanks appear in the parade does not mean that Peru has made purchasing decisions. However, he did not say whether China had lost a tank to continue to qualify to bid. According to the Peruvian Army’s modernization program, which will purchase 80-140 new tank cars, the total value of up to hundreds of millions of dollars.
Peruvian media at the time reported that the secret military MBT-2000 is returned to Ukraine because of being obstructed, which is what the MBT-2000 tanks on the engine supplier. Ukraine under the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense sent a letter to special export company secretary of Defense, said China’s export MBT-2000 tanks move in violation of black China had reached an agreement, so the Uruguayan side will not be for export to China-made tank in Peru provide the engine. Ukraine’s National Defense Committee Secretariat received the warning, the final decision to abandon the procurement plan MBT-2000 tanks. Lack of access to the Chinese side to ensure the engine to ensure that, eventually returned to Peru after the arrival of the five tanks.
However, there is the Russian media recently revealed that the Ukrainian secret reason to block the transactions between, because of the encouragement by the Russian side. Some analysts have pointed out that Russia currently make full use of their influence in Ukraine, so that the latter came forward to block China’s entry into South America, the great potential of the arms market. Russian military expert Vladimir Ye Fu Chef that China lost Peru tank contract is subject to a certain extent, the impact of warming relations between E Wu. He pointed out that, because Russia are worried that China may be South American arms market share erosion, but also to restore the military-technical cooperation between E Wu.
Ukraine’s new defense minister Mikhail Ye Geli’s attention on the arms trade is far better than its predecessor, it also hopes to block the tanks in the secret deal to exclude former cronies. It should be noted that the black in the MBT-2000 tanks to provide 6TD-2E engine’s cooperation is a former defense minister in Ukraine during the reign of Cruz Muka reached.
However, Vladimir Ye Fu Jeff also pointed out that in the black in the MBT-2000 tank project cooperation agreement does not contain a prohibition of the Wu-made engines exported to other countries outside Pakistan, in addition to explicit content. However, when the MBT-2000 beat the Ukrainian-made “fortress-M” appeared on parade in Peru after they caused uproar in the black. Wu began to Peru after a convenient pressure to sell their “fortress-M”.
At the same time, Russia has also not stand idly by. Russia’s defense exports, general manager of 阿纳托利伊 Seguin hotline was notified by Wu Fang, Russian enterprises will not be tender with the black tank in Peru on the issue of competition. He also pointed out that Russia will help Ukraine enterprises to expand arms exports to Latin America and the Ukrainian-made engines for the procurement of equipment sold to Venezuela Mi-17 helicopters.
Russia, “Arms Exports” magazine editor in chief Dmitry Riva Xili Aliyev pointed out that China can replicate in a short time to get from the Russian technology from Russia and China has now become the international arms market on competitors. And in recent years, China has access to a large number of former Soviet Ukraine during the development of military technology. In order to prevent China from black to get more military technology, Russia had to strengthen cooperation with the black, to keep existing weapons market share. (Compass)