JSC Rosoboronexport, Russian sole state intermediary agency for Russia’s arms exports / imports, filed lawsuit against Baltic Trans-Port Company, St. Petersburg, charterer of the Russia-flagged general cargo ship Nikifor Begichev, for damaged cargo of S-400 missile system components and, it is understood, also missiles. in January 2018.
The missiles were all found to be in irreparable condition and a total loss.
ROSOBORON estimated total loss to be some $165 mil.
The system in question was sold to China, ROSOBORON claimed it will deliver to China a new system instead of a lost one. (end of excerpt)
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