Manila's envoy to Moscow Carlos Sorreta led Filipino defense officials in meeting with Russian Chief of the First Department of Military Sergey Buganov and officials of the FSMTC
. The FSMTC
is a federal agency directly under the Russian president's office in charge of overseeing cooperation deals with foreign countries.
Huawei will, under the terms of the agreement, provide a total EDGE network solution to replace and upgrade FSMTC's current GSM network.
Huawei will deploy the Mobile Softswitch solution, based on the advanced R4 architecture, in order to meet FSMTC's network expansion needs and allow it to move into 3G in the future.
Sorreta said Russian Chief of the First Department of Military Sergey Buganov and FSMTC
officials met recently with visiting DND officials led by undersecretary for Finance Raymundo De Vera Elefante at the Philippine embassy in Moscow to explore possible military cooperation.
The two-day meeting, co-chaired by the Defence Secretary Vijay Singh and Mikhail Dmitriev, Director, FSMTC
from the Russian side, ended here today.
In September, the press service of Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC
) said that Moscow and Ankara had reached an agreement on the delivery of S-400 systems to Turkey.
Meanwhile, Russia is discussing with a number of foreign partners deliveries of the Su-32 bomber being used by the Russian Aerospace Forces in Syria but no contracts have been signed so far, Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC
) Director Dmitry Shugaev said Wednesday.
According to the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC
), Iraq took second place after India in terms of amount of Russian arms purchases in 2014.