Victoria Ivanova. Dismantling of Russian equipment with 2 built for Russia's helicopter carrier type "Mistral" can take up to six months, reports on the last working day of the week, the Agency referring to the representative of France to address the issue of "Mistral" Louis Gauthier.
According to the Agency, "the Dismantling of Russian military hardware that is installed on the" Mistral ", is required to last until January."
According to Gauthier, which leads the Agency, now a "serious" interest in the acquisition of ships show Canada, India, Singapore and Egypt.
before the last month of summer, the French media said the Russian Experts has begun to assess the volume of demolition works on Board vessels. It was also noted that demolition work will last for 1, 5-2 months.
the contract for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier type "Mistral" price of 1, 2 billion euros was signed between the French DCNS/STX and the "Rosoboronexport" in 2011. France had to give the 1st ship "Vladivostok" in November of last year, but due to the events in Ukraine and the imposition of sanctions against Russia that never was.
in early August, Moscow and Paris passed a conclusion on termination of validity of the contract for construction and supply of 2 ships-docks type " Mistral ". France after the return of Russian equipment installed on the "Mistral" will be able to dispose of the helicopter.
The Elysee Palace said on 26 August that the exact amount paid to Russia in connection with the termination of the contract, will be named in the transfer of the bill for consideration by French parliamentarians.