A break of the contract with Russia two helicopter carrier type "Mistral" will have cost France much more expensive than say the local authorities, writes the print Edition of " the Canaries insane ".
the magazine reminds that According to the French Minister of defence Jean-Yves Le Drian, the amount of damages that the official Paris will pay Moscow is less than 1, 2 billion euros." In reality, however, the loss will amount to about 2 billion euros: a number of articles were not taken into account by the government, " writes the print Edition, the news Agency. According to the publication, the French authorities will be obliged to reimburse 896 million euros, which Russia translated specifically for the construction of ships. Also, Paris will have to pay compensation for the expenses incurred by the Russian side in connection with the equipment of the port of Vladivostok (there had to be based on 1-th of 2 helicopter carrier) and the fixture 32 helicopters for K52 never delivered " Mistral ". The bill Also included a business trip 400 Russian sailors, who for six months was trained at the shipyards in Saint-Nazaire in 2014." along with this, the French state will have to pay damages not only to the Russian side, but also French contractors", emphasizes the print Edition. According to her, the government will pay EUR 350 million principal contractor - the organization DCNS." More than 200 million euros will be spent on replacement of electronic equipment that is installed by the order of Russia, in order that in the future ships could be sold to other countries ", - informs " the Canaries insane ". Finally, specifically the port of Saint-Nazaire's shipyards, as well as organizations such as Safran, Thales, will lose about 400 million euros in the end termination of the contract. Remember, 9 August, French media reported that the "Mistral" have the opportunity to resell Russia at a bargain price. By assumption Boulevard Voltaire, "trying to sell two helicopter type "Mistral" with the Russian names and the holes on the place where previously was the equipment ", France will be forced " to open the summer season of sales ".
One of the main potential buyers of "Mistral", the media called China. Similarly, in the list of potential candidates appeared Brazil, Canada, Egypt, or India. On 6 August, the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande said that Paris is without question will find buyers for 2 helicopter carrier type " Mistral ", built on the Russian request. Remember, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande agreed to halt the validity of the contract for construction and supply of 2 amphibious assault ships of the " Mistral ". The contract for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier, signed in 2011 by the French company DCNS and Rosoboronexport, was estimated at 1, 2 billion euros. 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 in France has criticized the President of the Fifth Republic for refusing to put Russia "Mistral" alleging pressure from the capital of the USA.