Russia takes part in the arms exhibition in Kuwait for the first time
08.12.2015 Press release

Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will take part for the first time in Gulf Defence & Aerospace 2015, an international exhibition of arms and military equipment to be held from 8 to 10 December in Kuwait City (Kuwait).

“Rosoboronexport seeks to intensify cooperation with the Gulf countries, which are interested in strengthening their armed forces. Russia has deservedly earned recognition as a reliable and independent partner while Russian weapons have proven their effectiveness and reliability in challenging combat and climatic conditions. The participation in the exhibition in Kuwait is another step to strengthen our position in the region,” said Rosoboronexport Deputy Director General Sergey Goreslavsky, who heads the Company’s delegation at the exhibition. The Gulf states are showing interest in Russia’s army, air force and air defense weaponry. In addition, Rosoboronexport promotes naval equipment here such as patrol boats, frigates, and coastal missile systems.

The foreign delegations are expected to pay more attention to the T-90MS MBT, TOS-1A heavy flamethrower system, Typhoon-K MRAP vehicle, Kornet-EM ATGM system, Su-35 and MiG-29M/M2 fighters, Ka-52, Mi-28NE and Mi-35M attack helicopters, Mi-17 and Mi-26T2 transport helicopters, Yak-130 combat training aircraft, Il-76MD-90A military transport aircraft, as well as air defense weapons of various classes, including the Antey-2500 and S-400 long-range air defense missile systems, Buk-M2E medium-range SAM system, Pantsir-S1 air defense missile/gun system and Igla-S MANPADS.

At Gulf Defence & Aerospace 2015, Rosoboronexport will hold talks with the representatives of the armed forces of the countries from the Middle East and other regions over the prospects for expanding military-technical cooperation.

The Russian delegation will also include JSC NPO Splav (part of JSC NPO Tehmash) and JSC High-Precision Systems (Vysokotochnye Kompleksy) represented by JSC Shipunov KBP Instrument Design Bureau, JSC Tula Arms Plant, JSC Kovrov Electromechanical Plant, JSC VNII Signal Research Institute and JSC Nudelman Precision Engineering Design Bureau (KBtochmash)