From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran used its annual Army Day parade Sunday to showcase parts of a long-awaited air defence system ordered from Russia, a move likely to irk critics of the arms deal.
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By John Lee. Russia will begin the shipment of the first batch of S-300 surface-to-air missile systems within days, reports The Diplomat. The country has also offered to license-produce the third-generation T-90s main battle tank in Iran, and both countries are said to be close to signing a contract for the co-production of Sukhoi Su-30 […]
Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said there is no “serious obstacle” in the way to transfer Russia’s S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran, adding that Moscow is determined to carry out its military deals with Tehran. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a meeting with […]
By Abbas Qaidaari, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. ‘Special messages’ aside, Iran’s S-300 missiles still up in air TEHRAN, Iran — Prior to his recent trip to Russia, Iran’s Defense Minister Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehghan announced that he will discuss the long-stalled […]
Russia and Iran are reported to be proceeding with a contract for Moscow to supply Tehran with S-300 surface-to-air missile systems. Tehran signed an $800-million contract with Moscow in 2007, but Russia postponed delivery in 2010 after the U.N. imposed strict sanctions on Iran. Russia’s RIA Novosti quoted Rostec chief Sergei Chemezov as saying: “The […]
By John Lee. Russia and Iran will sign an agreement for the delivery of advanced Russian-built S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems “soon,” Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov reportedly said on Wednesday at the Russian Arms Expo 2015. He added that all political questions involved in the Iran S-300 deal have been solved, a possible reference […]