20 October 2017

Moscow gave latest weapons to Yerevan - List

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Russia will give Armenia 6 "Smerch" rocket artillery system and 6 TOS - 1A ("Solnchepyok") heavy fire - guns. reports that it took place in the report of Center for Analysis of World Arms Trade of Russia. According to report, Armenia should pay $60m for "Smerch" rockets and $40m for "Solnchepyok". Yerevan is going to buy "Tigr" tanks and "Igla - S" zenit missile complex this year.

Notably, all of these weapons will be given to Armenia thanks to $200m loan which was allocated for them by Russia some months ago. According to deal between sides, loan should be spent on providing Armenian army with latest weapons. Yerevan is going to pay their loan to Moscow starting from 2018. Loan should be paid for 10 years. Names of these weapons were mentioned in the list which showed which guns was Armenia willing to buy from Russia.

Interesing point is, Russia sells these guns to Armenia with preferential terms. Thus, price of the "Smerch" misilles' export version is $12,5m. If we will check the report, we can see that they have sold it to Armenia for $10m.

2016.11.14 / 15:59
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