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Russia to showcase breakthrough products

Russia to showcase breakthrough products

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 09:54
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Press Release, May 29

Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) is providing support to the largest international exhibitions of armaments and military equipment, which are to be held in Russia in 2019. The company is sponsoring the International Maritime Defence Show “IMDS-2019”, the International Aviation and Space Salon “MAKS-2019”, as well as the International Military-Technical Forum “ARMY-2019”.  

“The Maritime Defence Show, ARMY and MAKS are always memorable and meaningful events, which are attended by practically all our foreign partners and potential customers from the majority of the world regions. Here one can see all the trends of the Russian defence industry, assess the highest level of the development of technologies and design ideas. Rosoboronexport is an inherent participant and a traditional supporter of these exhibitions, which consistently enter the TOP-5 of the largest world shows in their respective segments. They constantly give us the maximum monetization out of all the exhibition events in the world,” said Rosoboronexport’s Director General Alexander Mikheev.

The International Military-Technical Forum “ARMY-2019”, which will be held on June 25-30, presents the key newly-designed export products and bestsellers of the Russian defence industry for all the services and branches of the armed forces, as well as for special operations and anti-terrorist units.

This year the visitors of the ARMY will have an opportunity to see in the “Patriot” park a number of newly-designed products, which are of a potentially breakthrough character for the world market, i.e. the Kalashnikov assault rifles of the newest 200th series, new generation special vehicle “Tigr-2”, the “Viking” and “Tor-E2” air defence missile systems, combat vehicle of a squad equipped with the “Gibka-S” MANPADs,  means to counter unmanned aerial systems, as well as new solutions in the area of electronic countermeasures.

For sure, the guests’ attention will be drawn by the world famous brands, e.g.  air defence missile system S-400 “Triumph”, air defence missile and cannon complex “Pantsir-S1”, anti-tank missile systems of the “Kornet” family, the “Terminator” fire support combat vehicle and many other new products in the area of fire arms and close combat assets.

A number of newly-designed products are also prepared for the representatives of the naval forces of foreign states, who will visit the International Maritime Defence Show in Saint-Petersburg on July 10-14. The manufacturers will display the full-scale specimen of the “Rubezh-ME” coastal missile system, multi-purpose integrated radar system “Zaslon”, air defence missile system “Redut”, different ships of Russian production, including the “Karakurt-E” small missile ship of project 22800E.

For the delegations representing air force and for all the guests of the International Aviation and Space Salon “MAKS-2019” in the Moscow region’s town of Zhukovsky on August 27 – September 1, the following pieces of equipment will be presented: the newest Su-57 fighters of the fifth generation, light military transport aircraft Il-112V, multipurpose supermanoeuverable fighters Su-35 and   Su-30SM, training aircraft (combat trainers) Yak-130, combat helicopters Mi-28NE and Ka-52, military transport helicopters Mi-171SH and Mi-17V5, and other aviation systems.

“For Rosoboronexport, the International Maritime Defence Show, MAKS and ARMY are an important marketing tool.  We invite to them the maximum number of foreign delegations, which have a perfect opportunity to satisfy the needs of their defence and law-enforcement agencies in the sophisticated Russian materiel, to receive as much detailed consultations as possible, related to the distinctive technical features of the weapons, as well as to the modalities and particularities of their combat use,” added Alexander Mikheev.