The figure of the day: How much money does Russia receive from the sale of arms abroad?

Russia receives $ 14-15bn a year from arms exports

Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said that the volume

long-term orders of Russian weapons for foreign countries is $ 55 billion. Moreover, each year Russia exports arms and military equipment for $ 14-15 billion.

Borisov told the military cadets about center of the Siberian Federal University. Hero of Russia General V.P.Dubynin. According to the Deputy Prime Minister, $ 14-15 billion is a serious annual increase to the country's economy.

He also voiced an example of competitiveexport weapons. These are the S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems, which are leaders in their segment, and the fourth-generation fighter Su-35. Borisov also mentioned the promising Su-57 and said that the planes are not inferior to the American F-22 and F-35, and in some flight performance even surpass them.

The Deputy Prime Minister admitted that Russia is a little behind in the field of on-board equipment, but in the near future "the disease will be treated."

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