RUSSIA SELLS IRAN ANTI-AIRCRAFT VEHICLES TO TAKE OUT US/ISRAEL MISSILES
Iran purchased 29 of these Top-M1 anti-aircraft short-range missile systems from Russia in 2005, in a deal worth some $US800 million. Russian military analysts claim the Top-M1 can take out most of the missiles the US and Israel can launch from ground platforms, tanks, jets and localised Navy ships (though that claim may be part of the sales pitch).
Russia sold some $US7 billion dollars worth of armaments to countries like Iran, China and South Korea during 2005.
China was one of the biggest purchasers of Russian refuelling aircraft, military transportation aircraft and plane engines and parts. US Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, accussed China of "excessively" re-arming during 2005. China told the US to mind its own business.