Russia said that if India agreed to increase $ 1.2 billion aircraft carrier will be delivered as soon as possible
is being modified for the” Admiral Gorshkov “aircraft carrier
According to the U.S.” air strikes “Web site September 3, 2009 reported that the Russian defense technology company (Rostekhnologii) president on Thursday in A correspondent conference in Moscow to the outside world, both Russia and India signed in mid-October this year a report on the “Admiral Gorshkov” aircraft carrier converted the funds needed for the new agreement.
the Russian defense export company (Rosoboronexport) and the Indian Navy in 2004 signed a contract worth $ 1.5 billion, including MiG-29K carrier-based aircraft, including, “Gorshkov Admiral “aircraft modification work should be completed in 2008. But Russia later said that as underestimating the size of the aircraft modification requirements and thus cost price plus $ 1.2 billion, India is difficult to accept this request that the Russian side. After repeated delays and protracted negotiations, India had in February 2008 could accept $ 600 million increase. But prices are not satisfied with this result Russia has been delaying the issue so far, now the negotiations are continuing.
Russia has promised that if his proposed increase of $ 1.2 billion required to be implemented, will be completed as soon as possible, “Admiral Gorshkov” aircraft carrier, modified and delivered to India in 2012 . (China Aviation Industry Development Research Center Chen Li)