US Department of Commerce: By 2025, Russia can dismantle up to two-thirds of aircraft for parts
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Semiconductor exports to Russia fell by almost 90% due to the deviation. This was announced by US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, according to TASS.
As a result, she said, Russian companies were left without semiconductors distributing a wide range of products, including weapons such as precision-guided missiles and tanks.
On the occasion of the head of the US trade department, the restrictions imposed by the US in the aerospace industry “restrict Russia’s ability to generate income, replenish stocks and support the economic sector.” According to the ministry’s estimate, by 2025 Moscow will be forced to take part in the evacuation of between half and two-thirds of its aircraft “in order to dismantle them for spare parts.”
We also remind you, on May 22, the Bloomberg agency, that in the context of making decisions against Russia after the start of a military special operation in Ukraine, Aeroflot aviation, due to a shortage of small parts, may begin to dismantle aircraft for spare parts. Most of the company’s aircraft are Airbus and Boeing models. Experts estimate the stocks of airlines in three months, after which the analysis for parts for aircraft can begin. The agency pointed out that the replacement of the production of imported aircraft models by Russian ones cannot compensate for the shortage.
We add that in response to the start of a military special operation in Ukraine, Western countries imposed sanctions against the Russian aviation industry. They, in particular, banned the supply of air transportation from Russia of spare parts and assemblies, maintenance of aircraft and simulators for pilot training. Airlines re-registered almost all foreign aircraft in Russia, after which the European authorities transferred all Russian carriers to the “black list”. The United States lowered the level of flight safety in Russia, considering that the Federal Air Transport Agency does not meet the safety standards of the international civil organization (ICAO). As the press service of the Federal Air Transport Agency reported at the end of April, the actual data on non-compliance with ICAO requirements for aircraft