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    Russia Signs 1st Export Contract on Advanced Vikhr Missiles Deliveries

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    According to the Kalashnikov Concern head, Russia signed the first export contract on the delivery of Vikhr missiles.

    IZHEVSK (Sputnik) — Russia signed the first export contract on the delivery of new Vikhr missiles, Aleksey Krivoruchko, the head of Russia’s small arms maker Kalashnikov Concern, said Wednesday.

    "Two contracts for the delivery of Vikhr missiles have been sealed, one with the Russian Defense Ministry, the other one with a foreign customer," Krivoruchko told reporters.

    On April 5, Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov Concern announced that the Russian Armed Forces had received Vikhr-1 guided missiles worth about 13 billion rubles ($191 million) under the state defense procurement plan.

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