Russia is not just looking at arms sales to Iran but also to Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia is looking at buying the Iskander tactical ballistic missile system. This missile system purchase would include a launcher, a loader-transporter, a routine maintenance vehicle, a command post vehicle, an information post, an ammunition equipment set and training aids. The Iskander-M has a range of 400km, can carry a 700kg warhead of several varieties, and has a circular error probability of around five meters.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Jordan and Egypt are buying thousands of new US-made weapons, including missiles and bombs, to rebuild depleted arms stockpiles.
Conflicts are raging in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen, and with Egypt also battling Islamist extremists in the Sinai.
India is a main buyer of Russian Weapons. India is likely to continue to increase imports of weapons to try to keep pace with the increasing military in China. China increases its military budget by about 10% each year.
China will buy 24 of them. Russia wanted to sell China 48 of them. Russia wanted a larger order because they know that after the first order, China will copy the fighter and make their own.
SOURCES – Al monitor, National Interest, Guardian UK, Pravda
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