In Russia began to prepare a group of experts who will go to France, to remove the communication equipment and control helicopter " Mistral ", said a source in the military-industrial complex.
"This task has been, currently is preparing the group to be sent to France for dismantling Russian-supplied equipment communication and control available inside the" Mistral ", - said the Source news Agency.
The source also said, because this equipment is versatile and has the ability to be used on other ships of the Russian Navy. On Thursday stated that the next round of negotiations on the " Mistral ", which was held earlier this week in the capital of Russia, the Russian side turned to France with a request to return a communication system installed on the helicopter. On 17 July it was announced about the fact that Russian crews who were being trained for service on the " Mistral ", were disbanded. The agreement on cooperation in the framework of the project the structure of "Mistral" in fact ready for signature by the governments of Russia and France, it shows the amount of the penalty that the French side will pay the customer: 1, 2 billion euros. The contract for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier was signed between the French company DCNS and Rosoboronexport in 2011. The price of the contract ? 1, 2 billion euros. 1st ship ? "Vladivostok" ? was obliged to go to the Russian Federation in 2014, the second ? Sevastopol ? in 2015. Against delivery of the vessels made in the USA. Last year Paris at the time stopped the supply ships, for which he received the money, citing his disagreement with the policy of Russia in Ukraine. Opposing political force and the trade unions of France criticized the President of the Fifth Republic for refusing to put Russia "Mistral" alleging pressure from the capital of the USA.