13/09/2015 22:02

Orders portfolio of Rosoboronexport for the land forces weapon systems and military equipment exceeds $12 billion

At the International Exhibition of Arms, Military Equipment and Ammunition RAE-2015 (September 9-12, Nizhny Tagil) Russian weaponry special exporter Rosoboronexport, which belongs to the State Corporation Rostec, will demonstrate latest Russian weapon systems to the delegations from more than 20 countries.

“The portfolio of orders for the Russian weapon systems and military equipment of land forces exceeds $12 billion. For the 15 years since Rosoboronexport was established export turnover in this area has increased tenfold. We steadily compete with the leading manufacturers in the key segments, and can offer integrated, comprehensive solutions for the modernization of weapons and military hardware, as well as equipping the customers’ land forces based on a thorough analysis of the needs of our partners in the field of national security” – Deputy Director General of Rosoboronexport Igor Sevastyanov, heading the company’s delegation at the exhibition, said.

During the static display and in the course of a large-scale demonstration program of the exhibition in Nizhny Tagil most of Russian export weapon systems and military equipment of the Land Forces will be demonstrated. All in all, in this segment Rosoboronexport is promoting more than 700 units of military products in the international market.

Together with manufacturers Rosoboronexport will hold presentations and provide technical advice on a variety of weapons and equipment – the T-90MS tank, Tiger-M modernized armored car, Kornet-EM anti-tank missile system, T-72 upgraded tank, BMP-3 upgraded infantry fighting vehicle, BMPT-72 armored fighting vehicle, TOS-1A heavy flamethrower system, a new 155-mm MSTA-S self-propelled howitzer, Sprut-SDM light amphibious tank, the 1I37E check and test vehicle.

Foreign delegations are expected to show great interest to the Russian latest development efforts, i.e. the new modernization project of light armored vehicles by the example of the BTR-80 armored personnel carrier, the 57-mm AU-220M automatic weapon system based on the BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle, and the land forces mobile repair and maintenance center.

At the exhibition, Rosoboronexport will actively participate in expert discussions and roundtables. On September 9, 2015 at 10.00, Deputy Director General of Rosoboronexport Sergei Goreslavsky will make a presentation at the panel discussion “Global competition and military-technical cooperation: a systematic approach to the development of the military-industrial complex.” On the same day at 16.00 Igor Sevastyanov will participate in the extended meeting of the Association “League of assistance to defense enterprises”.