Russia has found a place among arms manufacturers

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Photo: Evgeny Odinokov / RIA Novosti

The Russian company “Almaz-Antey” took eighth place in the ranking of 2018, Defense News largest arms manufacturers in the world.

The American edition notes that by the end of 2017 defensive income (100 percent of the total) the Russian manufacturer of air and missile defense systems, in particular the s-400, compared with the year 2016, grew by 39 per cent, from 6.6 to 9.1 billion. In the ranking of last year, “Almaz-Antey” has occupied 11-e a place.

In 2017, compared to 2016, defense revenues (94% of the total) the world’s largest producer of weapons of the American company Lockheed Martin rose by 10 percent from 43.5 to 48 billion dollars.

Following are Lockheed Martin Raytheon (USA) BAE Systems (UK) Northrop Grumman (USA) and Boeing (USA). The sixth place belongs to General Dynamics (USA), followed by Airbus (France and Netherlands). Ninth position was taken by Thales (France), tenth — Leonardo (Italy).

In addition to “Almaz-Antey”, the ranking of 2018, Defense News appear five Russian companies: “United aircraft Corporation” (14th place), “Tactical missiles” (25-e), “Helicopters of Russia” (38), “Uralvagonzavod” (46), and “radio-Electronic technology” (48).

Also on the list meets the Ukrainian “Ukroboronprom” (72 th place), the proceeds of which at the end of last year fell by 19 percent.

Video, photo All from Russia.



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