Rosoboronexport is taking part in Interpolitex 2014
20.10.2014 Press release

Rosoboronexport, part of the Rostec State Corporation, is taking part in the 18th International Exhibition of Means of State Security Provision, Interpolitex 2014, to be held on October 21-24 at the VDNKh All-Russian Exhibition Center, Moscow.

Rosoboronexport’s exposition will be deployed in Pavilion 75, Hall B, Booth 2B1. More than a hundred samples of modern armaments and special hardware designed to ensure effective performance of law enforcement and security services will be presented in the form of mock-ups, posters, promotional leaflets and multimedia presentations. Among them is the latest version of the SNEV-MKZ mobile, electric shock, non-lethal barrier system intended to provide security and physical protection of critical and socially important facilities.

“Today, when terrorist threats have become global, the role of combat skills and logistic support of law enforcement agencies and special anti-terrorist units has grown significantly, - said Advisor to Rosoboronexport General Director Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov who heads the Company’s delegation at the exhibition. - For us, Interpolitex is an effective marketing tool in facilitating the promotion of domestic defense systems and products designed to provide reliable security of individuals, society and the state, both in our country and in the partner countries in military-technical cooperation.”

The exhibition program includes a live demonstration of weapons and special equipment being promoted to external markets that will be held on October 22 at NII Geodesia’s testing range in Krasnoarmeysk, near Moscow. The demonstration will take place as part of tactical exercises involving special units of Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs’ Interior Troops and law enforcement agencies. Guests and exhibitors at Interpolitex 2014 will see the actual combat capabilities of small arms, grenade launchers and artillery in action, the elements of assault landing from helicopters, methods of releasing hostages, neutralizing gang and illegal armed groups, as well as the variants of using special means for protection of personnel involved in counter-terrorism activities. Talks between Rosoboronexport’s delegation and foreign partners on the preparation and implementation of mutually beneficial contracts in the sphere of military-technical cooperation in the interest of foreign law enforcement agencies, counter-terrorism units and special services have been scheduled to be held during the exhibition.

JSC Rosboronexport, part of the Rostec State Corporation, is Russia’s sole state intermediary agency responsible for import/export of the full range of defense and dual-use products, technologies and services. The company ranks among the leaders in the global arms market. It accounts for over 80% of Russian arms exports. Rosoboronexport cooperates with more than 700 enterprises and organizations of Russia’s defense industrial complex. It maintains military-technical cooperation between Russia and more than 70 countries. In 2013 Rosoboronexport delivered weapons and equipment worth of $13.2 bln to the customers. Currently the order portfolio of Rosoboronexport accounts to about $38 bln.

Rostec State Corporation is the Russian corporation established in 2007 to promote the development, production and export of high-technology industrial civil and military goods. It comprises about 700 enterprises which currently form 9 holdings in the defense industrial complex and 5 holdings in civil industries. Rostec’s enterprises are located in 60 regions of Russia and serve the markets of over 70 countries. In 2013, its revenue was 1.04 trillion rubles, net profit – 40 billion rubles and tax payments to the budgets of all levels exceeded 138 billion rubles.

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