"In 2016 Russian military and technical cooperation actors signed contracts for more than 9 billion USD," Dmitry Shugaev, Director of Russian Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation, told during his speech at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia
According to him, Asia as a region takes the first place in Russian export pattern of military equipment with 53% of total annual volume, Africa occupies the second place with 42% and then come North and South America with 3% and Europe with 2%.
"Asia-Pacific region will have a stable big share in our global procurement and cooperation," adds Viktor Kladov, Rostec Director of international cooperation and regional policy. "Speaking worldwide, aeronautical equipment, precisely airplanes and helicopters, account for 40% among the most in-demand Russian armament. Air defence equipment, naval engineering and land military equipment then come in equal shares".
As previously reported, in the coming years Rosoboronexport is going to keep the scope of Russian armament deliveries at the current level. It shall be reminded that in 2013 within Rosoboronexport's activity Russia supplied armament for more than USD 13 billion. In total, last year Russia sold military products for more than USD 15 billion.