Iran started thinking about the partial localization of production of SSJ-100 in their territory


Moscow. November 19. Iran may partly localize production liner Sukhoi Superjet-100 (SSJ-100), if Tehran decides on the procurement of finished aircraft, said Thursday in an interview with channel “Russia 24” Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.

“If Iran makes the decisions for the Sukhoi Superjet and the procurement of finished aircraft at some point, on a specific instance of set of the plane we will move to localize production in the territory of Iran,” he said.

According to the Vice Premier, Russia for 5 years can supply Iran with up to 100 aircraft SSJ-100.

The parties are also discussing the establishment of Iranian satellites of Earth remote sensing (ERS). “Iran is a big big state, of course, wants to see what is happening in their own territory, around her, and of course, it is in the subject of remote sensing of the Earth we are now negotiating with the Iranian colleagues,” – said Rogozin.

Earlier, Deputy Prime Minister said on Twitter that Iran and Russia are ready to cooperate in the field of high technologies.