Vietnam to buy Amur Class Submarines from Russia?
According to analysts, if Vietnam could buy a fleet of Amur submarines, submarine forces of Vietnam will truly become a powerful force in ...
|According to analysts, if Vietnam could buy a fleet of Amur submarines, submarine forces of Vietnam will truly become a powerful force in the region.|
Amur class submarines can also be equipped with missiles launched from submarines to attack ground targets, so it can fully protect all targets on the coast and the islands of the East Vietnam Sea South. Navy Vietnam can be a powerful force in the water in the South China Sea Under the Shanghai newspaper said Deputy Director of Military Technology Cooperation Russian design bureau that Ruby started looking for market exporter for diesel-electric submarines of the Russian Amur. Version of the domestic submarine with a number of submarines in the Navy Lada Russia, the formation of a new fighting force under the water. deputy general director of defense export company Rosoboronexport said Mr. Victor Komar that Russia is committed to strengthening military cooperation and technology with countries in the Asia-Pacific region, especially in some Southeast Asian countries, Russia is considered the greatest potential for export market arms.
Victor Komar said that the 'partner in Southeast Asia, most importantly, Vietnam, Russia Vietnam is considered one of the most important consumers of defense. Vietnam has ordered six submarines from Russia's Design Bureau 'Ruby' development, submarine factory is located in St Petersburg, is expected to begin transfer operations in 2014. There Amur submarines, the Vietnam will be deployed in the South China Sea, a very intimidating force under the water. However, Vietnam can not simply take six Kilo class submarines. Mr. Komar said: 'Navy Vietnam they needed a fighting strength of higher than submarine Kilo urgent and must be set up in six or seven years, they can not just rely on the Kilo submarines. According to analysts, if Vietnam could buy a fleet of Amur submarines, submarine forces of Vietnam will truly become a powerful force in the region '.