Source: meeting with Egypt on the "Mistral" in Russia will take place 21-23 October
Preliminary dialogue with the authorized of Egypt on the possible acquisition of Russian equipment for the helicopter carrier type "Mistral" in Russia will take place from 21 to 23 October, said Last news source in the system of military-technical cooperation.
"at the moment of conclusion of the contract. It is a debate that has the ability to be interested in the Egyptian side that they can offer, what we can supply. A breakthrough result is not worth waiting, " - said the head of the Department.
The official comment responsible for the delivery of arms and military equipment Rosoboronexport Last news quickly get failed.
first source Last news reported that Russian Experts will stay in France for dismantling of Russian helicopter systems, inclusive to November 2015, while the Egyptian side is interested these systems. Deputy defense Minister Yuri Borisov has not ruled out the possibility of selling the Egypt part of the Russian radar equipment in the event of their request.
a contract for production and delivery of 2- "Mistral" cost 1, 2 billion Euro was concluded between the French DCNS/STX and the "Rosoboronexport" in 2011. France had to give 1st ship "Vladivostok" in November 2014, but due to the events in Ukraine and the imposition of sanctions against Russia. In early August, Moscow and Paris terminated the contract for the construction and supply of 2 ships-docks-type " Mistral ".
at the end of September it was announced that the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande reached an agreement with its Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on the sale of Egypt 2 destined for the Russian Federation helicopter carrier. The contract for the manufacture and delivery of vessels was signed in Cairo on October 10, in the presence of al-Sisi and Prime Minister of France Manuel Valls. It is assumed that the port of Egypt, the ships will arrive in the summer of 2016.
"" (Mistral) - vertolyotnyy landing ship dock, a universal landing ship-helicopter carrier (France). The French classify class ships Mistral as amphibious command ships (b