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    The head of the Russian Military Cooperation Service reports that about ten orders for deliveries of missile systems S-400 Triumf are being processed.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) is currently working on about 10 orders for deliveries of S-400 missile systems amid the generally significant interest in Russian air defense systems, the organization's Director Dmitry Shugaev told the Kommersant newspaper.

    "We are seeing significant demand for air defense systems: about 10 orders for S-400 Triumf alone are currently being processed," Shugaev said, as quoted in the newspaper.

    The head of the agency said that aircraft made up 50 percent of the exports and Russia was hoping to see exports of land forces equipment grow to represent more than 30 percent of the total.

    Shugaev also told the newspaper that the agency intended to work on increasing the exports of navy equipment and on improving maintenance services it offered its customers.

    The FSMTC director said he was hoping for a "positive outcome" in Russian-Turkish talks on deliveries of S-400 systems to be reached soon.

    Alexander Mikheev, director general of Russia's state arms exporter Rosoboronexport, told Sputnik earlier in August that the contract with Turkey was close to being signed.

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