Oct 17, 2013

Angola Inks $1Bln Arms Deals With enclosing SU-30, with Russia

Rosoboronexport has signed a $1 billion deal package with Angola to deliver military equipment, build an ammunition plant and provide maintenance services.
Rosoboronexport will supply 18 Su-30K fighter jets to the southern African nation.
The Su-30K fighters in question are a batch of aircraft that were initially supplied to India in the late 1990s, prior to Delhi receiving the more advanced multirole Su-30MKI variant. They were returned to Russia in 2007,and have since lain idle in a Belarusian repair plant.
They had previously been offered to Belarus, Sudan and Vietnam.
Also on the list are Mi-17 transport helicopters, tanks, artillery, firearms and ammunition.

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