Shopping Spree: Iran Buys $21 Billion In Aircraft & Satellites From Russia
Iran, fresh off the nuclear deal with the U.S. which will bring in $100 billion in frozen assets, is now on a shopping spree!
Iranian officials attended the Russia’s MAKS-2015 air show in russia and left with contracts to buy numerous pieces of hardware including satellite equipment and the Sukhoi Superjet.
While at the show an Iranian General made sure to jab the west, threatening a “crushing response” to anyone that challenges them.
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From Washington Free Beacon
Iran has purchased $21 billion worth of Russian satellite technology and aircraft, according to Iranian officials.
An Iranian delegation reportedly visited Russia’s MAKS-2015 air show and signed an agreement to purchase the equipment,according to Sputnik, which quoted Iranian officials.
“There is a large share of contracts for the purchase of this type of aircraft,”Manouchehr Mantegh, an Iranian technology and aviation official, reportedly disclosed, according to Sputnik.