- Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec State Corporation) held over 70 negotiations with representatives of 35 different countries during the International Military-Technical Forum ARMY-2021.
Moscow. 27 August 2021. “Rosoboronexport’s negotiations with foreign partners during ARMY-2021 resulted in around 20 new contracts with a total worth of over €2 billion”, said Alexander Mikheev, Director General of Rosoboronexport.
The freshly concluded contracts cover export from Russian defense enterprises of wide range of equipment for armed forces, as well as electronic warfare and air defense systems. It includes aircraft of the Su-30 type, Mi-35P, Mi-171Sh and Mi-17V-5 helicopters, aircraft weapons, Pantsir-S1 SPAAGM, Kornet-EM ATGM, remotely controlled combat modules, naval weapon systems for surface vessels and submarines, small arms and melee weapons, and various ammunition.
“Rosoboronexport’s supply contracts for the Pantsir-S1M self-propelled anti-aircraft missile and gun system, the Krasukha electronic warfare system and the Repellent-Patrol mobile electronic countermeasures system were the first ever export contracts signed for these particular products” – added Alexander Mikheev. “Also for the first time in the history of military-technical cooperation between Russia and a foreign country, we have agreed to integrate our Palma naval missile and artillery system to an anti-air defense platform used on a foreign-made ship.”
One of the key events of the forum was live dynamic demonstration of various weapons and equipment organized by the Russian Ministry of Defense and Rosoboronexport for the company’s foreign partners. The event was organized at the Alabino training field.
Likewise at the Kubinka airfield, the partners of Rosoboronexport got acquainted with over 40 different units of aviation systems, and also got to observe both flights of aerobatics groups and over 25 individual flights.
Small arms were demonstrated at the Rosoboronexport’s pavilion, at the manufacturers’ stands, and at the shooting ranges of the Kalashnikov Concern, High-Precision Weapons holding company, TSNIITOCHMASH and Lobaev Arms, where the company’s partners could personally test fire the main weapon samples.
Among the key novelties presented at ARMY-2021 from Rosoboronexport, Russian defense enterprises and the Russian Ministry of Defense, foreign partners paid special attention to the T-14 Armata tank, various combat vehicles based on the Boomerang platform, and the Orion-E reconnaissance and strike UAV, Antey-4000 and Pantsir-S1M air defense systems, the 5th generation Su-57 fighter jet, BMP-3 with the Berezhok combat module, various modern Russian security technology, small arms, and other equipment.
Rosoboronexport has also actively promoted the products displayed at the forum on the Internet. The company’s website and social networks have hosted a video announcement of the exhibition with a demonstration of new products, a virtual tour of the exposition with VR elements, online presentations of the company, daily broadcasts of dynamic demonstrations at the Alabino training field and various International Army Games events.
Rostec State Corporation is one of the largest industrial companies in Russia. It unites more than 800 scientific and industrial organizations in 60 regions of the country. Its key areas of activity are aircraft engineering, radioelectronics, medical technologies, innovative materials, etc. The corporation’s portfolio includes such well-known brands as AvtoVAZ, KAMAZ, UAC, Russian Helicopters, UEC, Uralvagonzavod, Shvabe, Kalashnikov, etc. Rostec is active in the implementation of all 12 national projects. The company is a key provider of Smart City technology, it is engaged in the digitalization of public administration, industry and social sectors, and it is developing plans for the development of 5G wireless technologies, an Industrial Internet of Things, big data and blockchain systems. Rostec partners with leading world manufacturers such as Boeing, Airbus, Daimler, Pirelli and Renault. The corporation’s products are delivered to more than 100 countries worldwide. Almost a third of the company’s revenue comes from the export of high-tech products.