Army-2021: Rosoboronexport signed contracts with foreign customers for 2 billion euros
“During the Army-2021 International Military-Technical Forum, Rosoboronexport, following negotiations with 70 foreign partners, signed about 20 contract documents totaling over 2 billion euros”, said Rosoboronexport CEO Alexander Mikheev.
Pantsir-SM missile-gun air defense system (Picture source: Rosoboronexport)
Under the agreements concluded with foreign customers, Rosoboronexport will export in the coming years the products of Russian defense enterprises for all branches of the 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, the Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile and cannon system, the Kornet-EM anti-tank missile system, remotely controlled combat modules, weapons for ships and submarines, small arms and melee weapons, various ammunition.
“The agreements reached by Rosoboronexport for the supply abroad of the latest Pantsir-S1M anti-aircraft missile-gun system, the Krasukha electronic warfare system and the Repellent-Patrol mobile electronic countermeasures complex are the first export contracts for these samples,” added Alexander Mikheev ... “In addition, for the first time in the history of military-technical cooperation between Russia and foreign states, we have agreed on the integration of the Russian Palma air defense missile and artillery system into the armament system of a foreign-made ship.”
The event of the forum was a dynamic demonstration of the use of weapons, military and special equipment, organized by the Russian Ministry of Defense and Rosoboronexport for the company's foreign partners. The event with the participation of Russian samples promoted by Rosoboronexport for export for the ground forces and army aviation was held on the territory of the Alabino training ground.
At the Kubinka airfield, Rosoboronexport's partners got acquainted with more than 40 aircraft units, and also observed the flights of aerobatics groups and more than 25 solo flights.
Small arms were presented to foreign guests of Rosoboronexport in the company's presentation pavilion, at the stands of manufacturers. At the shooting ranges of the Kalashnikov concern, the High-Precision Complexes holding, TsNIITOCHMASH and Lobaev Arms, the company's partners were able to personally test the main samples.
Among the novelties presented at Army-2021 by Rosoboronexport, Russian defense enterprises and the Russian Ministry of Defense, foreign partners paid special attention to the T-14 Armata tank, combat vehicles based on the Boomerang combat platform, the Orion- E ", the Antey-4000 air defense missile system, the Pantsir-S1M air defense missile system, the fifth generation Su-57 fighter, the BMP-3 with the Berezhok module, modern Russian security equipment, the latest small arms, and other equipment.
Rosoboronexport has been actively promoting the products demonstrated at the forum on the Internet. A video announcement of the exhibition with a demonstration of new products, a virtual tour of the exposition with elements of virtual reality, online presentations of the company, daily broadcasts of dynamic displays at the Alabino training ground, events within the framework of the Army Games are posted on the company's website and in social media accounts.
Pantsir-SM missile-gun air defense system at Army-2019 (Picture source: Army Recognition)