Russian media: United States next year will replace Russia as Indiaâ€™s largest source of weapons. According to the Russian world arms trade center site on 20 January reported that Russia will continue to be Indiaâ€™s first year major source of arms for the country. It is estimated that Russia and India in 2012 on weapons and military equipment exports will total about $ 7.7 billion, is expected to account for the total amount of Russian arms exports to over 60% of Indiaâ€™s arms imports accounted for about 80%. However, from 2013, Russia and India as the largest source of arms for the countryâ€™s position will be replaced by the United States. Russian World Weapons Analysis Center released U.S. report shows that Russian-Indian military-technical cooperation in the field this year will implement a number of major trading scheme. It should be noted that a considerable part of the transaction which is based on a previous contract implementation. Among them, one of the highest value end of the year was undoubtedly the Russian deliveries to the Indian Navy, â€œAdmiral Gorshkovâ€ aircraft carrier. For modernization of the cost of the ship has been changed several times and eventually freeze-frame 23.4 billion. The second major deal between Russia and India for the delivery of two 1135.6 frigate, with a total value of about $ 1 billion. Russia ranked third in the transaction in January this year for the Indian Navy to lease a 971-type submarines. According to the latest news, the amount of the transaction will involve up to $ 920 million. Russia and India according to finalize the delivery schedule, Russia will be delivered to India in 2012, more 40 m-17V-5 type of military transport helicopters, 21 Su-30MKI (signed in 2000, according to contract to license the assembly), 12 Su-30MKI (according to the 2007 supply contracts signed) and nine carrier-based fighter aircraft MiG -29K/KUB. In addition, this year, Russia and India will continue serving on the Indian MiG-29 fighter jets,Tu-142 patrol aircraft upgrade, helicopters Mi-17 upgrade and maintenance of 877EM submarine contract. At the same time, Russia will provide KA-31 shipborne helicopters, AL-55-and TRDD-50MT engine, â€œclub-Sâ€ anti-ship missile systems, Mi-17 helicopter training simulator, the assembly authorized the Indian T-90S a series of main battle tanks and other contracts. be noted that, with a number of major sales contracts, the United States from 2013 to replace Russia as Indiaâ€™s largest source of arms for the country. The United States plans to provide arms and equipment to India, including P-8I anti-submarine patrol aircraft, C-17A large military transport aircraft, AH-64D â€œLongbowâ€ helicopters. The correlation between the US-India arms contract will be implemented between 2013-2015. It is estimated that the United States to India in 2013, the total value of arms exports will reach $ 3.06 billion (the amount of Russian arms sales to India over the same period is expected to be only $ 2.03 billion), $ 3.7 billion in 2014 (Russian side of 22.3 billion U.S. dollars) in 2015 to $ 2.47 billion ($ 1.95 billion Russian). However, generally will be, taking into account Russiaâ€™s 2012 arms sales to Indiaâ€™s huge, Russia in 2012-2016, India will remain among the most important arms supplier, the arms trade between the two countries will total $ 15.6 billion. According to statistics, in 2002-2011, the Russian arms exports to India amounted to $ 14,780,000,000. During the same period, the United States is the only weapon in Indiaâ€™s fourth largest source country (16.6 million). In addition to Russian-US two countries, Israel, India, another major source of arms for the country. In the 2002-2011 years, the Indian arms exports to $ 3.7 billion, the latter is the fourth largest arms supplier. In between 2012-2016, to arms exports to India will reach $ 2.62 billion. in the implementation of a number of contracts have been signed at the same time, India is actively bidding weapons. According to statistics, printed on the bidding between 2012-2016 the total value of the weapons and equipment will reach $ 11.2 billion. Overall, India between 2012-2016 funds for the import of weapons and equipment will reach $ 51.4 billion. Russian media: United States next year will replace Russia as Indiaâ€™s largest source of weapons ï¿½ Military of China, force comment.