Rosoboronexport to increases military cooperation with Belarus

Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec State Corporation) will organize a single Russian exhibit at the MILEX-2021 International Exhibition of Armament and Military Equipment, which will be held from June 23 to 26 at the Minsk-Arena multifunctional sports and cultural complex in Minsk, the capital of the Republic of Belarus.

“Rosoboronexport increases the level of military-technical cooperation with the Republic of Belarus. The company offers the Republic of Belarus packaged supplies of Russian defense products and special equipment for all services of the Armed Forces and other national law enforcement agencies. Rosoboronexport, with its unique status,  is able to synchronize the supply of weapons and special equipment with training both at industrial enterprises and using the Russian Ministry of Defense’s capabilities to provide other services in this area, while optimizing various, including logistics, costs. We are ready to boost implementation of joint projects with the Belarusian side in the production of military equipment, expand the areas of interaction through industrial and technological cooperation,” said Alexander Mikheev, Director General of Rosoboronexport.

At its stand (A1-1), Rosoboronexport will showcase scaled models of the Mi-35M transport/attack helicopter, the BTR-82A armored personnel carrier and the Tor-M2KM SAM system with combat and support modules.

In addition, Rosoboronexport’s exhibit will also feature mockups of the famous SVLK-14S Sumrak (Twilight) and DVL-10V3 Volkodav (Wolfhound) sniper rifles produced by KBIS LLC (Lobaev Arms), Automatika Concern’s Pishchal-PRO hand-held anti-drone system, Argus-NV’s non-military thermal imaging cameras and optical devices, as well as scaled models of Typhoon K-63968 and Typhoon K-53949 vehicles and Linza (Lens) protected ambulance vehicle produced by Remdiesel, a spin-off from KAMAZ truck manufacturer. Special Technological Center’s (STC’s) specialist will provide comprehensive information about the company’s Orlan-10E unmanned aerial vehicle.

As part of the exhibition, a comprehensive presentation of Russian-made security equipment, including small arms and non-lethal weapons and ammunition, body armor facilities, cargo and people screening equipment, is planned to be held on June 23 at Rosoboronexport’s stand. Also on June 23, Rosoboronexport will hold a presentation of the Azart unified tactical radio communications system – a new network solution for improving resilience and security of command and control networks.

At MILEX 2021, the Almaz-Antey Air and Space Defense Corporation with its subsidiaries Kupol IEMZ and JSC VNIIRT, NPO Pribor, Rostec’s holding companies Technodinamika with its subsidiaries JSC Polyot Parachute Plant, Uralvagonzavod with Uraltransmash, NPK Techmash, High-precision Systems and KBP, as well as SPLAV, Research Institute of Applied Chemistry and Bakhirev NIMI Engineering Research Institute will present their stands as part of the joint Russian exhibit.

In addition to its stand, JSC Kronshtadt will demonstrate a full-scale unmanned reconnaissance/strike system with the Orion-E long-endurance UAVs, a ground control station, payload options, as well as air weapons in the outdoor display area. Belarusian industrial companies are expected to participate in the production of this system.

“At MILEX 2021, Russian defense companies will present more than 20 products that Rosoboronexport has launched in the international market over the past year. Among them, in addition to the reconnaissance/strike version of the Orion-E UAV, there is also the Antey-4000 air defense missile system, the upgraded 203-mm Malka self-propelled gun, a universal armored engineer vehicle, an armored personnel carrier and an infantry fighting vehicle based on the Boomerang platform. These pieces of military hardware will be exhibited in Belarus for the first time,” Alexander Mikheev said.

Rosoboronexport has planned a tight business program at the exhibition in Minsk, including meetings and negotiations with representatives of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus, leading local manufacturers and exporters of weapons, military equipment and other high-tech products.

The company’s representatives will also take part in the Ninth International Scientific Conference on Military-Technical Cooperation in Defense and Security, organized by the State Military-Industrial Committee of the Republic of Belarus.

During the event, heads and experts of the Russian and Belarusian ministries and departments, scientific and educational institutions, enterprises and companies engaged in the development and assimilation of advanced military and dual-use technologies will discuss current trends in military science and security.

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