Defense Ministry report on defense order and laid out new contracts
MOSCOW, January 24 - RIA Novosti. First Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Sukhorukov on Tuesday told reporters on the outcome of performance on defense contracts last year, and outlined plans for the procurement of arms and military equipment in the near future - in particular, in 2012.
The state guarantees
Sukhorukov recalled that in 2011 the Russian Defense Ministry has developed a long-term lending program for defense companies under the state guarantees, and the Russian defense industry has received from the commercial banks about 168 billion rubles in the form of loans guaranteed by the state.
Flying airplanes and amored SUVs
The joint Russian-Italian venture will bring in Voronezh, 60 armored vehicles Iveco - a contract signed in December last year, according to Sukhorukov. He recalled that prior to the Russian Federation brought four such machines manufactured in Italy, who participated in the comparative trials with Russian counterparts. "Characteristics of them were better than those machines that we currently have," - said the first deputy minister.
According to him, in the second half of 2012 the Russian Defense Ministry plans to sign a contract to supply ten more Yak-130. On conclusion of the corporation "Irkut" contract to supply 55 Yak-130 to 2015 Defense announced in December 2011, with the amount of the contract was not specified.
In addition, in 2012 the Russian Armed Forces will receive another set of divisional air defense system S-400, and 120 helicopters of various types.
Quality decreases, increasing penalties
Russian Defense Ministry said a steady decline in quality of the domestic military-industrial complex.According Sukhorukov, but in 2010 the number of complaints filed with the War Department on the low-quality products has increased by 20% and exceeded 6.8 thousand of documents. In 2011, the number of documents such reclamation was already Bole 7.1 thousand.
First Deputy Defense Minister said that these facts show a decrease in product quality. The Russian Defense Ministry did not leave the situation unaddressed.
"Permission for a new demand: an entity applying for license renewal or must have an effective quality management system. If such a system does not and has received the certificate, the head of the company must provide an external audit opinion on the fact that he operates a system of quality control. Previously, this was not "- said Sukhorukov.
In addition, at the initiative of the Ministry of Defense from January 18, 2012 in the Administrative Code a new article on liability for breach of mandatory requirements in the manufacture and supply of products to the state defense order. Officials are now in breach of these requirements expected fine of up to 50 thousand rubles, and the legal persons - up to one million rubles.
At the end of last year, the Russian army received 30 ballistic missiles "Topol-M" and "Yars" , the two spacecraft special-purpose, 21 aircraft, 82 helicopters, surface warships Project 20 380, more than 8.5 thousand multipurpose vehicles such as "KamAZ "and" Ural ".
But the order for production of missile systems "Bulava" was posted back in 2011 - with the term of execution until 2020, according to Sukhorukov. However, he did not name the exact date the anticipated adoption of the missile complex "Bulava" to adopt the Navy and the Russian Federation did not specify whether both the "Bulava" accepted into service of the Russian fleet of full-time support - the newest strategic nuclear submarine (submarine) " Yuri Dolgoruky. "