Dismantling of Russian equipment "Mistral" will begin at the end of September, said Wednesday a source in the Russian sphere of military-technical cooperation with other countries.
"Our team has returned from France, where he discussed the order of the dismantling of Russian equipment from the helicopter. He will begin in late September, " the source told the news Agency.
according to his statement, to dismantle the French side will be under the supervision of Russian experts." We have already issued their French colleagues requirements for the packaging and transportation of equipment, " He said. The equipment to be dismantled, includes systems of communication and control, as well as among them missile weapons and artillery, combat information and control system, the control module landing of helicopters. As before said Commissioners of the United instrument Corporation, engaged in the development of equipment built for the Russian Federation " Mistral ", the experience gained will be used to create control systems of new generation in the interests of the Russian Navy. Remember, September 2, was named the exact amount of compensation that Paris has paid Moscow for the undelivered helicopter type " Mistral ". It amounted to 949 754 million 859 thousand euros. In the agreement on termination of the contract, signed by the parties on August 5, emphasized that France "has no right to sell or re-exported in any form to a third party" as long as Russia will not receive "the full amount of compensation and equipment" installed on the first ships commissioned in the capital of Russia. Remember, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande on August 6 agreed to halt the validity of the contract for construction and supply of 2 amphibious assault ships of the " Mistral ". Then the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande said that Paris is without question will find buyers for the helicopter. 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.