Russia continues to hold the leading position among world exporters of weapons, the portfolio of applications is about 49 billion, said Prime Minister of Russia Medvedev D. a..
"Russia continues to hold firmly one of the leading places among the world's top exporters of weapons. The share of arms exports in total volume of Russian export by inaccurate data, amounted in 2014 3, 2%. Revenues reached a very high level fifteen billion 740 million dollars. And the portfolio of applications is now about 49 billion dollars ", - said Medvedev, speaking with a report on the work of the government for the year 2014 in the state Duma.
According to the Premier, the government paid special problems of development of the military-industrial complex, RIA " Novosti "." I believe that in this area we managed to secure all the points for the last 5-7 years positive trends. In 2014, there was complete consolidation of all assets " defense ". The growth of production volumes in comparison with 2013 year is observed in all sectors of the defence industry: electronic industry - 24%, industry 17%, the shipbuilding industry - almost frozencow, industry of munitions and special chemicals by 13%, the aerospace industry - for 8, 5%, industry of conventional arms - 5, 4 per cent, " he said. In this case, drew the attention of the head of the government, the Share of high-tech products increased from 53, 7% in 2011 to 63% in 2014." we have, finally, normally earned system of the state defence order. Its funding increased and amounted in the past year, more than 1, 9 trillion roubles, in 2013 - more than 1,5 trillion roubles. In addition, were granted state guarantees on borrowings organizations for the execution of the state defense order on the basis of state contracts with the Ministry of defence? More than $ 470 billion rubles ", - said Medvedev." The main effort in the line of defence procurement, as in previous years, aimed at re-equipment of our military strength, " he said. Medvedev explained that over the years, troops were brought about 20 thousand Different systems and models of equipment and weapons. Work on import substitution in the defense industry was started in 2008 - 2010 in the framework of the Federal target program of development of the military-industrial complex, and in 2014 turned out to form and adopt a detailed timetable of activities for the replacement of components delivered from Ukraine, NATO and the EU." This program should be brought to the end", he concluded. Medvedev also said that the Russian Federation has retained the championship in the space industry.