Rosoboronexport: Russia earned on the contract for " Mistral "
Rosoboronexport fully reimburse costs for the construction of 2 ships of the "Mistral" and returned the money to the Russian budget, said on the first day of the week, the organization's CEO Anatoly Isaykin. "France fully reimbursed the expenses on the construction of Mistral-class helicopter carrier type" Mistral ". Euros then cost some money, now – almost 2 times more. In rouble equivalent of our companies now have a few more, "– Isaikin said on air of television channel " Russia 24 ", RIA " Novosti ". He noted that Rosoboronexport contracts in hard currency that " is a great help to the enterprises of the Russian military-industrial complex ". on the first day of the week authorized "United instrument manufacturing Corporation" reported that Russian equipment communication and control removed from the helicopter carrier type "Mistral" and ready to be uploaded to the Russian Federation. On 27 October the Head of Rosoboronexport Anatoly Isaykin said that the Egyptian authorities until not turned to Russia for installation on the purchased helicopter carriers "Mistral" of the Russian equipment. 10 October, Paris and Cairo have signed a contract for the purchase by Egypt of 2 first destined for the Russian Federation helicopter type " Mistral ". It was stated that the amount of the contract will amount to 950 million Euros. It is planned that one of the "Mistral" will be on duty in the Red sea, and another will take the position in the Mediterranean. It was announced that the Russian Federation and Egypt signed a contract for production and delivery of 50 helicopters Ka-52 " alligator ", it is possible to transfer to the Egyptian side of the machines in deck form. The President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov noted that the deal France and Egypt on the "Mistral" takes into account the desire of Russia. Minister of industry and trade D. Manturov said that because of the cheapening of the ruble, Russia received after cancellation of the contract on the "Mistral" two times more than I paid. Remember, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande on August 6 agreed to stop the contract for the construction and supply of 2 amphibious assault ships of the " Mistral ". Last year in 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 United States.