14 Dec 2010 17:24

Russian defense sector has orders topping $45 bln - deputy PM

MOSCOW. Dec 14 (Interfax-AVN) - Orders placed with Russia's defense industry are worth a total of more than $45 billion, which "is evidence that our exports will show levels for the next few years that are no lower than those achieved this year," Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said on Tuesday.

Ivanov was speaking at a conferment ceremony for the Golden Idea national prize.