– A contract to supply the Philippines of RPG-7V and shots for them of the Russian production was signed on Tuesday.
The contract was endorsed by the General Director of “Rosoboronexport” Alexander Mikheev and defense Minister of the Philippines Delfin of Lorenzana, passed on Tuesday with the signing ceremony, the correspondent of Agency “Interfax”.
The document was signed in the presence of Russian defense Minister army General Sergei Shoigu.
The contract was signed in Clark (Luzon, province of Pampanga), where the fourth meeting of Ministers of defence of member countries of the Association of South-East Asian Nations and dialogue partners (the”SMPA-plus”).
RPG-7V – modification of the Russian grenade launcher. According to the manufacturer (NPO Bazalt) hand-held antitank grenade launcher RPG-7V successfully striking modern tanks and other armored and soft-skinned vehicles, weapon emplacements and manpower in buildings and structures of brick, concrete and wooden shelters.
Official representative of the Federal service for military-technical cooperation (FSMTC of Russia) Maria Vorobyeva at the end of August 2017, reported “Interfax”, that “the Philippine side is interested in a broad range of Russian military products (MPP) for all branches of the armed forces, police and coast guard”.
“This is patrol ships, speedboats, submarines of project 636 (“Varshavyanka”- “if”), helicopters, armored vehicles, small arms and close combat,” – said Vorobyov.
According to her, the appropriate commercial proposal submitted for consideration by the partners. “The Russian side is ready to start concrete negotiations on all projects of interest at a convenient the Philippine side of time” – said Vorobyov.
On may 23 the current year in the framework of visit to Moscow Duterte was signed 11 documents, one of them is the agreement on cooperation in the field of defense.