KRET: the Russian air force will no longer be dependent on Western imports in 2017
Russian concern "Radioelectronic technologies" required to finish the Western substitution components for aviation in 2017, told reporters on Wednesday the General Director of the group, Nikolai Kolesov.
A similar Program of Ukrainian components for avionics and electronic warfare, As has been alleged, should end in 2016.
"With regard to the programme of import substitution in far abroad countries, the countries of NATO and the EU, we defended it, the Program is estimated at 18 billion rubles. Mostly, it's aviation EW systems we have a no questions asked, " said Kolesov.
Approved large list of components for aviation and AVIONICS have already started to implement the program of import substitution avionics, showed the Director-General.
"The import substitution program designed to the last detail, when executed it will be necessary to capture 2017 ", - said the head of the concern.
As explained Kolesov, after program implementation, Russia will not become dependent on Western imports. Even at the present time stocks of components sufficient for the execution of all current applications.