More than 20 delegations visit Almaz-Antey exposition at Astana military show

 
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June 5 – More than 20 foreign delegations have visited the exposition of Russia’s state-owned arms industry company Almaz-Antey at the KADEX-2016 international weapons exhibition, the company’s representative Vyacheslav Szirkaln told reporters on Sunday. “Generally speaking, the exhibition has met our expectations, we have received the result we hoped for,” he said.
Almaz-Antey had successful talks with several companies from Kazakhstan. The Belarusian delegation led by the country’s Defense Minister Andrey Ravkov saw a presentation of the Tor-M2KM antiaircraft missile system. The low-range detection systems made at the Strela plant (a part of the Almaz-Antey Concern) attracted attention from military authorities of different countries, the concern’s representative said.
The KADEX international show in Astana, Kazakhstan, is working from June 2 through to June 5.
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KADEX-2016 Sees Interest in Russia’s Tornado Corvettes Scorpion Gunboats

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June 2 — Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation will hold talks with foreign partners expressing interest in its Tornado corvettes Scorpion gun boats during the ongoing KADEX-2016 military hardware exhibition in Kazakhstan, the manufacturer’s Vice President Igor Ponomarev said Thursday.
KADEX-2016 is a biannual event and has been held since 2010. The fourth exhibition, taking place on June 2-5 in Astana, is attended by over 300 military equipment producers from around the world showcase aircraft and space technologies, army and navy armaments, air defense systems, IT technologies and robotic systems and military equipment utilizing alternative energy sources. A total of 40 Russian companies are attending the event.
“At KADEX-2016, we expect interest in the missile boat equipped with the Kalibr-NK cruise missile system, built on the basis of the Project 21632 Tornado Buyan-class corvette, as well as the new Project 12300 Scorpion and project 22500 gun boats and project 12701 Alexandrit coastal minesweepers,” Ponomarev said.
The project Project 21632 Tornado corvette is an export version of Project 21630, One of the Russian Navy’s newest corvettes, with the first vessel of the class joining Russia’s Caspian flotilla in 2006. The Scorpion missile and gun boat is designed for coastal border patrols and vessels of the project are still under construction.

Russian corporation hopes to sign contract to sell Tiger vehicles to Egypt

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“If contract signing and progress were to be rated on a scale from zero to 100%, I’d say we are at the 85% mark now,” VPK CEO Alexander Krasovitsky told TASS at the KADEX-2016 exhibition in Kazakhstan on Thursday. “The vehicle is in great demand and its capabilities are well-known. I would not like to make any guesses for now, but we hope that the contract will be signed soon.”

Tiger is a multi-role cross-country vehicle armed with a missile system.

 

Russian Small Submarine Piranha-T to Be Presented at KADEX-2016

Piranha submarine

 

The Russian United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation will present its aircraft during the upcoming KADEX-2016 military hardware exhibition, the corporation’s press service said Wednesday.

The Russian United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) will present its ships and a small submarine Piranha-T used in the Caspian region during the upcoming KADEX-2016 military hardware exhibition, the corporation’s press service said Wednesday.

“At the exhibition KADEX-2016 the UIMC will show a line of naval equipment, relevant for the Central Asian region. Products of the UIMC will be represented by surface ships of different classes, as well as with a small submarine for coastal actions, Piranha-T,” head of the corporation’s press service Roman Chernigovtsev said.

He added that the specialist from the company and its manufacturing bureaus plan to discuss the implementation of existing contracts and plans for new projects with the representatives of the Kazakh Navy.

“The UIMC builds a series of offshore trawlers for Kazakhstan. According to expert assessment of the corporation, the Caspian market is also interested in acquiring patrol vessels and coast guard boats for the protection of oil and gas fields,” Chernigovtsev said.

According to him, the UIMC delegation to KADEX-2016 will be headed by the vice-president of military shipbuilding Igor Ponomarev and will bring together experts of nine enterprises and manufacturing bureaus of the naval profile.

The UIMC was created in March 2014 within the Russian state corporation Rostec as a specialized management company that combines research and production structure of Russian radio-electronic industry. As of today, the UIMC management circle comprises 55 enterprises and research institutions of radio-electronic industry.

KADEX-2016 is a biannual event and has been held since 2010. The fourth exhibition due to be held on June 2-5 in Astana will see over 300 military equipment producers from around the world showcase aircraft and space technologies, army and navy armaments, air defense systems, IT technologies and robotic systems and military equipment utilizing alternative energy sources. A total of 40 Russian companies will attend the event, including 14 Russian defense industry holdings.

 

Russia to Show Infauna Warfare Vehicle to Foreign Clients at KADEX-2016

Multirole electronic warfare vehicle Infauna

 

The Russian United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) will for the first time introduce the complex Infauna to foreign audience at KADEX 2016 international exhibition, according to the company’s statement.

The Russian United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) will present its multirole electronic warfare vehicle Infauna to foreign customers for the first time during the upcoming KADEX-2016 military hardware exhibition, press service of the corporation said Wednesday.

“The United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation will for the first time introduce the complex Infauna to foreign audience at KADEX 2016 international exhibition,” the company said.

The development of the UIMC’s Infauna began in 2005 and finished in 2009. In 2011, the first vehicle was ready to be delivered to the Russian army. In January 2012, four Infauna vehicles were delivered to the Russian airborne units of electronic warfare.

Infauna uses unique technology features, which can significantly improve the protection of troops, armored vehicles, combat personnel against land mines and improvised explosive devices, by suppressing radio-controlled mines and explosive devices, thus depriving the enemy’s ability to conduct aimed fire from assault weapons and rocket-propelled grenades.

“We see a growing interest on the part of foreign customers in our electronic warfare equipment, including Infauna. The product significantly expands the protection range covers of the mobile objects from radio-controlled mines and guaranteed inhibits communication and control of the enemy,” UIMC Deputy CEO Sergei Skokov said.

The UIMC was created in March 2014 within the Russian state corporation Rostec as a specialized management company that combines research and production structure of Russian radio-electronic industry. As of today, the UIMC management circle comprises 55 enterprises and research institutions of radio-electronic industry.KADEX-2016 is a biannual event and has been held since 2010. The fourth exhibition due to be held on June 2-5 in Astana will see over 300 military equipment producers from around the world showcase aircraft and space technologies, army and navy armaments, air defense systems, IT technologies and robotic systems and military equipment utilizing alternative energy sources. A total of 40 Russian companies will attend the event, including 14 Russian defense industry