15 Juni 2016
BMP3F of the Korps Marinir (photo : Jose)
MOSCOW -. RIA Novosti Moscow and Jakarta are negotiating to establish licensed production of ammunition for fighting vehicles BMP-3, standing on the arms of the Marine Corps in Indonesia, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday, the general director of the enterprise developer shells - Group "Tehmash" Sergey Rusakov .
"Currently, under the aegis of" Rosoboronexport "is negotiating with representatives of the military-industrial complex of Indonesia on the organization of the territory of the foreign partner of the license production of ammunition for BMP-3" - a spokesman said.
Today BMP-3F (modification for the Marine Corps) operated successfully in the Marine Corps of the Armed Forces of Indonesia. The first batch of 17 vehicles was delivered within the framework of an agreement on a state loan from Russia Indonesia a billion dollars, was signed in September 2007 during a visit to Jakarta of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
BMP-3F first arrived in Indonesia in November 2010 and in May 2013 Jakarta signed a new contract for the purchase of 37 vehicles total cost of $ 114 million for the Marine Corps. In January 2014 the second batch of machines was transferred to the military.
In addition, now Jakarta is considering the purchase of a new batch of 50 machines.
Scientific-Production Concern "Tehmash" - a holding company of state corporation "Rostec" in the field of industry of munitions and special chemicals. Enterprise "Tehmash" produce high-precision artillery munitions and artillery rounds of various purpose, small-caliber ammunition, grenade shots, mines, missiles and unguided aviation bomb ordnance, military pyrotechnics, and more. Military products of the holding is in service in 100 countries.