Rosoboronexport says, military and technical cooperation with Belarus breaks the $1 bln barrier
13.05.2019 Exhibitions

Rosoboronexport, Rostec's member, has been named the organizer of Russia’s joint exposition at the International Military Equipment Exhibition MILEX 2019 to take place in Minsk, Belarus, on May 15-18.

“Russia and Belarus are strategic partners in military and technical cooperation. Since 2001, the volume of cooperation between Rosoboronexport and Belarus has exceeded $1 bln. The scope is unbelievable covering almost every line from the supply of end products and components to joint researches and defense projects,” said Rosoboronexport's Director General Alexander Mikheev.

The company’s exposition will occupy 500m2 at MILEX 2019. It will accommodate products of Russia's eight largest defense enterprises, including Almaz-Antey, Uralvagonzavod, and Tecmash.

Rosoboronexport's booth will house 220 pieces of military equipment – Yak-130 combat trainer, T-90S tank, BMPT tank support vehicle, Buk-M2E and TOR-M2KM SAM system to name just a few.

“Being one of the most representative and attended event, the exhibition in Belarus piques our special interest. We see a great opportunity here to promote Russian equipment to Europe, Middle and Central Asia, and Transcaucasia,” added Alexander Mikheev.

Rosoboronexport also expects foreign delegates to show a keen interest in Russia's equipment, designed for army, aviation and AD units, as well as special gear and systems. Top of the list of products attracting our partners includes the Mi-171Sh military transport helicopter, T-90MS tank, BTR-82A personnel carrier, Khrizantema-S SP anti-tank system, Kornet-EM anti-tank missile system, Typhoon-K and Tigr-M vehicles, Smerch multiple-launched rocket system, Iskander-E tactical missile system, and various types of Kalashnikov assault rifles.

The special arms exporter plans a rather extensive business program at the exhibitions, expecting to meet representatives of the Armed Forces and other security agencies of the Republic of Belarus and other states coming to the event. Besides, Rosoboronexport’s delegation will take part in the 8th International Conference on Military and Technical Issues, Defense and Security, and Dual-use Technology Employment.

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