Kiev court decides to try ex-president accused of high treason in absentiaWorld June 29, 13:34
Moscow warns US of tit-for-tat response to diplomatic property seizureRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 13:30
US aviation authorities notify Aeroflot of extra air-safety measuresBusiness & Economy June 29, 13:18
German top diplomat suggests gradual relief of anti-Russian sanctionsWorld June 29, 13:04
Press review: EU haggles with Russia over Ukraine and Kurds count on Moscow's responsePress Review June 29, 13:00
Indian Navy content with Russian-made aircraft carrierMilitary & Defense June 29, 12:37
Putin's aide points to US internal power struggle as undermining White House policyRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 12:25
Lavrov and Mogherini to meet on July 11 in BrusselsRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 12:16
Newly-designed landing craft to be capable of carrying smaller air-cushioned vehiclesMilitary & Defense June 29, 12:00
BERLIN, September 14 (Itar-Tass) —— The Yak-130 combat trainer has good prospects on the world market, Yakovlev Design Bureau Deputy General Director Arkady Gurtovoi told Itar-Tass at the ILA 2012 international aerospace show on Friday.
The Yak-130 program is being developed towards the construction of a light combat jet, which will strengthen positions of the Irkut Corporation, whose member the Yakovlev Design Bureau is, on the global market. Asked about rivalry between Yak-130 and Italian Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Master, which was originally built on the Russian jet’s platform, he said, the division of markets by those two jets was rather conventional. Besides, the Italian jet has a U.S. engine, which requires U.S. permission to export it to certain countries.
The Russian Air Force decision to make the Yak-130 its main combat trainer and the jet’s putting into service strengthened the export positions of the aircraft, and the first successful delivery of Yak-130 to Algeria in 2011 caught attention of a number of countries of the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region.