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    Post  George1 on Tue Mar 17, 2015 12:58 am

    Rosoboronexport Presented UAZ Vehicle to First President of Namibia

    The first president of Namibia, Sam Nujoma in honor of the 25th anniversary of independence of the Republic received a gift from “Rosoboronexport” – the vehicle UAZ-3151, the press service of “Rosoboronexport” reports.

    “Rosoboronexport”, part of the state corporation “Rostec”, on the eve of the 25th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Namibia donated to the country’s first president Sam Nujoma the UAZ-3151,” was said in a statement received by the Interfax-AVN on Monday.

    It notes that the keys of the car made in a special version, designed for military parades and other celebrations, has been awarded by the representatives of “Rosoboronexport” to S.Nuoyome in the presence of Russian Ambassador to Namibia Alexander Khudin.

    The press service reminded that “Rosoboronexport” in 2014 signed the first in 12 years contract with Namibia for the supply of Russian military products. The main nomenclature of the contracted property – small arms weapons for special units, mortars, antitank weapons, automotive equipment, ammunition and training equipment.
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    Post  George1 on Tue Nov 10, 2015 1:28 pm

    "Helicopters of Russia" discuss with African countries for repair of Mi-17s in service


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    Post  George1 on Sat Dec 26, 2015 5:28 pm

    Equatorial Guinea plans to buy BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles from Russia - manufacturer

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    Post  max steel on Tue Jan 05, 2016 9:18 pm

    Ghana to get Mi-35 helicopter

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    Post  George1 on Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:59 am

    Russia to Oust 'Shady’ Soviet Military Equipment Repair Plans in Africa

    Russia plans to stamp out "shady" repair and upgrade plans for Soviet-era military equipment offered to African nations, a high-ranking official in the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) told RIA Novosti on Wednesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia plans to stamp out "shady" repair and upgrade plans for Soviet-era military equipment offered to African nations, a high-ranking official in the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) told RIA Novosti on Wednesday.

    "We have the ability to push aside the ‘gray schemes’ offered by our competitors from Eastern Europe, Ukraine and China in repairing and modernizing Soviet (Russian) military equipment," the FSMTC official said.

    The official stressed that African clients understand that repairs must be carried out legitimately.

    "They want to work with Russia. Many African countries have refused, for example, to work with Ukraine because of the poor quality of the parts [they supply]. This relates to helicopter and aircraft equipment, [and] air defense systems," the FSMTC official specified.

    The official added that the continent’s rich hydrocarbon resources could be used to settle payments under repair agreements.

    Rosoboronexport, Russia’s state arms exporter, said in January that it had received orders exceeding $22 billion in 2015 from foreign partners, noting growing interest in the Middle East and North Africa.

    Read more: http://sputniknews.com/africa/20160203/1034168890/africa-history-military-russia.html#ixzz3zAK3azPe


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    Re: Sub-Saharan African arms market for Russia

    Post  Militarov on Thu Mar 17, 2016 11:30 pm

    Cameroon got delviered 2 Hinds during February.



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    Post  George1 on Fri Mar 18, 2016 12:37 am

    Nice colour!!


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    Post  Militarov on Sat Apr 30, 2016 1:05 pm

    Not exactly new equipment but Ethiopians are mounting Nevas on T55s same as Cubans did, probably with limited Russian aid:





    Cuban ones:

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    Post  Viktor on Sat Aug 20, 2016 2:24 am

    Nice thumbsup

    Nigeria will receive 12 Mi-35M helicopters
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    Post  George1 on Tue Sep 13, 2016 1:36 pm

    Russian arms exporter's contracts with African countries stand at above $21 bln

    Rosoboronexport has established lasting military-technical ties with Angola, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Mali, Uganda and other countries

    MOSCOW, September 13. /TASS/. Russian arms exporter Rosoboronexport’s contracts with African countries currently stand at above $21 billion, an adviser to Rosoboronexport’s CEO, Yuri Demchenko, has said.

    Rosobornoexport will participate in the international weapons show Africa Aerospace and Defense-2016, to be held in Pretoria, South Africa, on September 14-18.

    "We keep building up proactive cooperation with a majority of countries in northern Africa and with states south of the Sahara desert. The overall value of orders for Russian military products the African countries account for exceeds $21 billion," said Demchenko, who leads Rosoboronexport’s delegation to the weapons show.

    Rosoboronexport, he said, has established lasting military-technical ties with Angola, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Mali, Uganda and other countries. Of late, there was good progress towards closer contacts with Namibia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Mozambique, Tanzania and Equatorial Guinea.

    "Rosoboronexport specialists expect foreign delegations may display great interest in the combat and training plane Yakovlev-130, helicopter gunship Mi-28NE, military transport plane Ilyushin-76MD-90A, and helicopter gunship Mi-35. Of considerable interest to visitors will be the diesel-electric submarine of project 636 and armored personnel carrier BTR-82A," Rosoboronexport’s press-service has said. For the first time ever the Russian arms exporter will display a multimedia virtual reality simulator project for the reconnaissance and attack helicopter Ka-52.

    Earlier, last March, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting of the commission for military-technical cooperation with foreign states that Russia’s military hardware export contracts had reached $56 billion. The head of the corporation Rostec Sergey Chemezov said that Russia in January-August 2016 exported more than $7 billion of military products.


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    Re: Sub-Saharan African arms market for Russia

    Post  George1 on Thu Sep 15, 2016 10:30 pm

    Russia to export helicopters to four African countries in 2016-2017

    Mil Mi-8/17 and Mi-24/35 helicopters will be supplied to Angola, Mali, Nigeria and Sudan


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    Re: Sub-Saharan African arms market for Russia

    Post  George1 on Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:52 am

    Mi-35M Helicopter for Mali



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    Re: Sub-Saharan African arms market for Russia

    Post  George1 on Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:40 am

    The first two Mi-35M helicopters in Nigeria - the first delivery of 2017

    According to the chief of staff (commander) of the Nigerian Air Force Marshal of Aviation Saddique Abubakar, two Mi-35M helicopters were delivered to Nigeria in the early days of January 2017.

    Under the contract in 2014 in Nigeria will be delivered 12 of these helicopters - more http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2076839.html



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