WannaCry ransomware may be authored by hackers from Southern China — mediaWorld May 29, 8:58
Russia’s Eastern Military District receives new shipment of Terminator helicoptersMilitary & Defense May 29, 8:18
North Korea test fires another missileWorld May 29, 1:29
Russia’s Zvyagintsev wins Jury Prize at 70th Cannes Film Festival with his LovelessSociety & Culture May 28, 21:32
Three Russian tourists hurt is road accident with tourist minibus in TurkeySociety & Culture May 28, 18:58
Some 40,000 cyclists taking part in Moscow cycle paradeSociety & Culture May 28, 18:33
Corporation Irkut: MS-21 first flight performed in routine modeBusiness & Economy May 28, 16:54
Ukrainian military launch more than 180 shells, mines on Donetsk within one dayWorld May 28, 16:36
Minister: Russia may supply 1,000 MC-21 planes to 2037Business & Economy May 28, 14:42
MOSCOW, October 7 (Itar-Tass) —— The Governmental Military Industrial Commission will consider a draft of state defense procurements 2012 in the middle of November, a Commission representative told Itar-Tass on Friday.
“The meeting due in mid-November will focus on the draft of state defense procurements in 2012 and the period of 2013-2014,” he said, adding that the placing of defense orders for next year had not begun.
“Next year’s contracts are not even being negotiated,” a source in the defense sector said. Some orders of 2011 have not been placed either, such as the orders for nuclear-powered multi-role submarines of Project 885 ‘Yasen’ and strategic missile carrying submarines of Project 955 Borei. There are still no contracts with the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) and the Moscow Thermal Technology Institute.
Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov told the newspaper Komosmolskaya Pravda earlier that they had to place only 20 billion rubles worth of defense orders for next year.
“State defense orders 2012 have been practically placed. Slightly more than 20 billion out of 580 billion ruble contracts are yet to be signed,” he said.