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Rosoboronexport showcases battle-proven counter-terrorism equipment
26.11.2018 Press release

Rosoboronexport, part of the Rostec State Corporation, is the organizer of Russia’s single exhibit display at the IDEAS-2018 International Defense Industry Exhibition, which is held from November 27 to 30 in Karachi, Pakistan.

Rosoboronexport is showcasing a wide range of capabilities to provide security and counter terrorism and organized crime. Unfortunately, the countries of the region are very familiar with the threat of terrorism. Russia, too, has not been spared the threat, and today Russian enterprises are developing and producing unique means and solutions for detecting and neutralizing both small groups of extremists and fighting numerous highly organized terrorist groups. Most of them have been successfully tested under real battle conditions and appreciated by specialists during the operation in Syria.

Three leading Russian defense manufacturers, including High-Precision Systems Holding Company and SPARK, participate in Russia’s joint exhibit display organized by Rosoboronexport. More than 200 defense products are on display on the Rosoboronexport stand.

In the course of IDEAS-2018, the Company is ready to showcase the most advanced security equipment to foreign customers. The exhibits include military and service small arms, weapons and special technical means, specialty equipment, special-purpose weapons and gear, non-lethal weapons, border and critical facility surveillance equipment, law enforcement gear.

Foreign customers are expected to pay particular attention to the Kornet-EM and Metis-M1 ATGM systems, Kalashnikov AK-101, AK-102, AK-103 and AK-104 assault rifles, Kalashnikov Pecheneg machine gun, and close-combat weapons like the Shmel-M rocket flamethrower and the Varna jet flamethrower, the Bur compact grenade launcher system, the AGS-30 and AGS-17 automatic grenade launchers, as well as live and non-lethal ammunition for them.

In addition, representatives of partner countries show considerable interest in the ground and air vehicles for transporting anti-terrorist units and their equipment. In particular, the BTR-80A, BTR-82A armored personnel carriers, the BMP-3M infantry fighting vehicle, the Tiger family of armored motor vehicles, as well as the Mi-35M transport /attack helicopter and the Mi-17-type military transport helicopters.

Countries of the region seek not only to eliminate the consequences of terrorist attacks, but also to acquire capabilities to prevent them effectively. For these purposes, Rosoboronexport is exhibiting a number of means for timely detecting and locating terrorist threats, in particular, the Orlan-10E and Takhion UAV systems, electronic devices and the Repellent electronic warfare system designed to counter small unmanned aerial vehicles.

Photo report  from IDEAS-2018