India and Russia are discussing the projects on joint production of helicopters, ships, tanks and aircraft, Tass reported, citing an official statement released today the Indian Ministry of Defense
“Among the projects that are being discussed with Russia – production of tanks, aircraft, ships and other equipment,” – noted in the Defense Ministry.
The ministry also said that in May, the government’s Council for Defence Procurement approved the acquisition and the subsequent joint production of Russian helicopters in India. “The contract is not yet signed,” – states the report.
About what kind of military products in question does not say.According to Tass it could be a co-production of Russia and India 400 multi-purpose helicopters Ka-226T, 3 to 6 modernized frigates of the “Talwar» (Talwar) Project 11356, as well as new tanks on the platform of “Armata”. Negotiations on the last project is in the initial stage.
Russia and India already have a joint venture for the production of supersonic cruise missile “Brahmos» (BraMos). By 2014, the total amount of orders missiles Indian armed forces has exceeded $ 6 billion. Source Meanwhile, “at the castle in chief” :