At the 11th International Special Operations Forces Exhibition, SOFEX 2016, to be held from 9 to 12 May in Amman (Jordan), Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will showcase advanced Russian defense products designed to counter terrorism.
Foreign delegations are expected to take a keen interest in the Su-32 fighter-bomber (export version of the Su-34 fighter-bomber), Vena self-propelled automated artillery system, T-90MS MBT, BTR-82A armored personnel carrier, BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle, Kornet-E/EM ATGM system, TOS-1A heavy flamethrower system and Kalashnikov AK-100 series assault rifles.
Among new products on display will be the latest Uran-6 robotic mine clearing system and 82mm 2B25 silent mortar. In addition, Rosoboronexport will make a presentation of the Integrated Security Systems project.
“At SOFEX, we have always put emphasis on weapons for special operations units. However, given the scale of the regional challenges we face today and increased interest from foreign partners in Russian military hardware, we decided to expand the range of our exhibits. We offer weapons that will assuredly give the national security agencies an advantage over large, well-equipped and trained terrorist groups,” said Valery Varlamov, Head of Rosoboronexport’s Security Department, who leads the Company’s delegation at the exhibition.
In addition to talks with Jordanian partners, Rosoboronexport will hold meetings with representatives of other countries in the region to discuss the prospects for joint projects.
Rosoboronexport is the organizer of the Russian national exposition. The Tehmash Concern (part of Rostec) and Kronstadt Group will also display their products at the exhibition.
SOFEX (Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference) has been held since 1996. Russia has been a regular exhibitor here since 1998. The exhibition is held under the patronage of King Abdullah II Bin Al Hussein of Jordan and Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein.