Russia, Brazil hold talks on delivery of air defense systems

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Russia, Brazil hold talks on delivery of air defense systems

14/05/2010

Russia and Brazil are negotiating a deal for the delivery of unspecified air defense systems to the Latin American country, a Russian government official said on Friday.
"We are considering any system in general terms," said Mikhail Dmitriyev, head of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation.
"We don't mind what they agree to buy. It could be Tor systems," he added.
The Tor-M1, developed by the Russian company Almaz-Antei, is a low-to-medium-altitude, short-range surface-to-air missile system designed to intercept aircraft, cruise missiles, precision-guided munitions and unpiloted aerial vehicles.
The talks are being held in the framework of the Russian-Brazilian joint trade commission.
Russia recently delivered three out of 12 Mi-35M Hind E attack helicopters to Brazil under a 2008 contract, worth $150 million.
MOSCOW, May 14 (RIA Novosti)

http://en.rian.ru/russia/20100514/159019740.html
 

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