Rosoboronexport Discusses Growth of Russian Arms Export to the Asia-Pacific Region in Thailand
05.11.2015 Press release

Rostec's Rosoboronexport went to Defense & Security 2015 in Bangkok on 2-5 November 2015 to discuss military and technical cooperation development prospects with delegations from more than 10 countries.

“The talks and consultations in Bangkok suggest that Rosoboronexport’s comprehensive national security solution for our military and technical cooperation partners is in demand everywhere in the Asia-Pacific region. We intend to pursue this path, offer our partners new sound projects and attractive conditions, including industrial cooperation prospects with deployment of production in their countries being an option,” Viktor Brakunov, Rosoboronexport’s External Relations Chief and the head of the Russian delegation at Defense & Security 2015, gave his preliminary assessment of the business trip.

Asia-Pacific delegations who visited Rosoboronexport’s booth were particularly interested in Russian helicopters and armor equipment, anti-tank and AD weapons, as well as small arms. Other defense products that can benefit forces deployed in UN peacekeeping operations also caught their eye.

The Russian delegation was honored to receive at its booth Thai officials, namely Royal Thai Army Commander Gen. Teeracha Nakwanich, Thai Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Roungrojana Chumrasromrun, as well as Deputy Permanent Defense Secretary Adm. Anuthai Rattarangsi. Other delegations with whom Rosoboronexport’s representatives were happy to have talks had come from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Cambodia, China, Laos, the Republic of Korea, and Singapore. The delegations from Turkey and Saudi Arabia also visited the booth.

Rosoboronexport’s specialists successfully conducted a presentation of the project Comprehensive Security of Large Entities, Critical Installations and State Boundaries that gathered over 40 representatives of various security agencies of Thailand and some other states, including NATO countries. It is noteworthy that several foreign specialists admitted that they had never before come across such an elaborate project of the same scale.

All achievements of the Russian companies at Defense & Security 2015 considered, Russia wants to send its defense industrial complex representatives to the iteration in 2017.