Russia’s Aerial and AD Systems Gaining Popularity in the Middle East

10.11.2015 Russia
Russia’s Aerial and AD Systems Gaining Popularity in the Middle East

Russia’s Aerial and AD Systems Gaining Popularity in the Middle East

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Russian weaponry special exporter Rosoboronexport is participating at the ongoing Dubai Air Show taking place November 8-12, 2015 – with Russia’s major aerial and AD systems.

“We are facing growing military-technical cooperation with Mideastern and North African countries. Aside for what we are already used to deliver there, several aerial and AD equipment started getting more interest, something we hope will grow into new business opportunities. Russian-made helicopters and aircraft proved their effectiveness in large-scale antiterrorist operations all over the world. Our Arab partners are cognizant of their air-superiority and ground precision strike capabilities, which contributes to our marketing advantages,” Mikhail Zavaliy, Rosoboronexport’s Director General Advisor and the Head of the Russian Delegation, said.

The Su-35 (photo) and MiG-29M/M2 multi-role fighters, Yak-130 combat-trainer, IL-76MD-90A military transport aircraft, Ka-52 attack helicopter, Mi-35M transport-combat helicopter, Mi-17 military transport helicopters, and various AD systems, particularly the Pantsir-S1 missile and gun complex, stand good chances of getting exported to  the region.

Yak-130Rosoboronexport expects the event to offer opportunities for negotiations with the delegations from the UAE, Kuwait, India, South Africa, Malaysia, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Indonesia, Jordan, Oman, etc.

The agenda for meetings with foreign partners includes outlook for exports of Russian-made air weapons, aerial and AD equipment, as well as deployment of maintenance and after-sales service centers in general.

The Dubai Air Show, supported by the UAE Government, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, and Ministry of Defense, is one of the largest and most prestigious air shows in the world. Russia has been coming to its every iteration since 1993.

Rosoboronexport, a subsidiary of the Rostec Corporation, is the sole state-owned arms trade company in the Russian Federation authorized to export the full range of military and dual-purpose products, technologies and services.

Founded in 2000, Rosoboronexport is now one of the leading world arms exporters to the international market. Its share in Russia's military exports exceeds 85%. Rosoboronexport’s order book stands currently at $45 billion. Rosoboronexport cooperates with more than 700 enterprises and organizations in the Russian defense industrial complex.

Russia maintains military technical cooperation with more than 70 countries around the world.





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