Belarus will receive new radar stations from Russia

MOSCOW, BM, ($1=) – Russia is working on supplying Belarus with new radar stations, Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) told Interfax, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

“We are indeed developing an extensive list of nomenclatures that we plan to supply to Belarus, including new radar stations manufactured by Russia for various purposes,” the FSMTC said in connection with the Milex-2021 exhibition of weapons and military equipment, which opened in Minsk.

On June 18, the head of Rosoboronexport Alexander Mikheev announced the company’s plans to increase the level of cooperation with Belarus in some areas.

“Rosoboronexport increases the level of cooperation with the Republic of Belarus in the field of military-technical cooperation. The company offers the Republic of Belarus complete supplies of Russian military products and special equipment for all branches of the armed forces and other national force structures,” Mikheev said.

On June 21, the press service of the East Kazakhstan Almaz-Antey region announced that its representatives would hold talks during the Milex exhibition on servicing pre-delivered equipment, modernizing air defense systems, and supplying spare parts and components.

“Separately, it planned to discuss with the Belarusian side the establishment of a service center on the territory of the Republic of Belarus for the repair and maintenance of missile systems for air defense Tor,” the concern said.

On January 14, Igor Golub, Commander of the Air Force and Air Defense Forces of Belarus, announced that Belarus plans to sign a contract with Russia for the supply of S-400 Triumph (Almaz-Antey) long-range systems and Pantsir-S (developed by Shipunov’s Bureau of Instrument Design, an NGO holding high-precision complexes).

Russia is fulfilling a contract for the supply of multi-role Su-30CM fighters of generation 4+ for Belarus. Belarus plans to receive the second batch of aircraft in October 2022, the republic’s defense ministry said on February 5th.

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