President Duterte meets Russian arms exporter Rosoboronexport head

Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev and Joint Stock Company (JSC) Rosoboronexport Director General Alexander Mikheev paid a courtesy visit to President Rodrigo Duterte on August 19.

Rosoboronexport is the sole state intermediary in Russia for exporting entire range of military, dual-use products and services and technologies.

“International customers are offered integrated solutions for the construction of national systems for the defense of land, air and sea borders, which provide the best possible value for money and strong efficiency,” Rosoboronexport says in its website.

“Those solutions may include supply of military products and provision of related services, or making arrangements for setting up licensed production in the customer’s country, building facilities of the military and engineering infrastructure, setting up joint ventures for the production and maintenance of machinery, collaborative scientific or R&D work,” it added.