The Creator of the s-400 used technology USA


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The company Metelics circumvented through canadian intermediaries passed on the equipment of Russian “Almaz-Antey telecommunications”. For this, the Office for foreign assets control of the U.S. Treasury Department has fined the American company Cobham for 87,5 thousand dollars, according to RBC.

Three violations occurred in the period from 31 Jul 2014 to 15 January 2015, when Metelics exercised “indirect exports of components, which subsequently had to be used to build commercial radar air traffic control”. Through distributors in Canada and the U.S. technology, according to the Ministry of Finance of the USA, went under in 2014 under sanctions face.

Metelics until 14 December 2015 was a subsidiary of the American company Cobham engaged in the development, delivery and support of aerospace and defense systems.

“Almaz-Antey telecommunications” is the parent company of the Association of Russian manufacturers of broadcast equipment. “Diamond-anteyu” that produces anti-aircraft missile systems s-400, owned 51 percent of the company. Under the U.S. sanctions, the concern came in July 2014.

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