Rosoboronexport is the traditional participant of the Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai
10.11.2014 Press release

Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) once again will participate in CHINA AIRSHOW, the largest international aerospace exhibition to be held from 11 to 16 November 2014 at the exhibition center in Zhuhai, China.

“The exhibition complex of the joint Russian delegation will occupy the area of over 600 square meters and exhibit more than 200 modern models of military aircraft and space equipment. It will be located in Hall 1, Stand A1-1.

Among the entire range of modern Russian aircraft, the Su-35 multi-purpose super agile fighter, Yak-130 trainer (combat trainer), MiG-29M2 multifunctional frontline fighter, Il-76MD-90A heavy military transport and a tanker based on the Il-76MD-90 platform are of major interest to Chinese partners and potential customers from other countries.

As regards helicopters, the Mi-35M transport/attack helicopter, Ka-52 attack helicopter, Mi-171SH military/transport helicopter, and Mi-26 heavy transport helicopter are in great demand among foreign customers.

“The current edition of CHINA AIRSHOW, which demonstrates the most advanced equipment, is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, - said Sergey Kornev, Head of Air Force Department at Rosoboronexport, who is in charge of the Company’s delegation here. - For the Russian arms exporter, this exhibition in Zhuhai is regular. China is our strategic partner with whom we have long-term mutually beneficial relationship. I am confident that this exhibition will open new horizons of cooperation between our countries.”

Rosoboronexport has arranged a tight schedule of meetings with foreign partners on the aviation topics during the business program of the exhibition. These negotiations will involve discussion of the issues related to the preparation of new contracts and the implementation of contracts signed earlier in the sphere of military-technical cooperation.

The maiden CHINA AIRSHOW exhibition took place in 1996. Since then, the show has been held every two years under the auspices of the PRC State Council, PRC Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Aviation Industries Corporation of China (AVIC), and the Committee for the Promotion of International Trade, and the Government of the city of Zhuhai.

JSC Rosboronexport, part of the Rostec State Corporation, is Russia’s sole state intermediary agency responsible for import/export of the full range of defense and dual-use products, technologies and services. The company ranks among the leaders in the global arms market. It accounts for over 80% of Russian arms exports. Rosoboronexport cooperates with more than 700 enterprises and organizations of Russia’s defense industrial complex. It maintains military-technical cooperation between Russia and more than 70 countries. In 2013 Rosoboronexport delivered weapons and equipment worth of $13.2 bln to the customers. Currently the order portfolio of Rosoboronexport accounts to about $38 bln.

Rostec State Corporation is the Russian corporation established in 2007 to promote the development, production and export of high-technology industrial civil and military goods. It comprises about 700 enterprises which currently form 9 holdings in the defense industrial complex and 5 holdings in civil industries. Rostec’s enterprises are located in 60 regions of Russia and serve the markets of over 70 countries. In 2013, its revenue was 1.04 trillion rubles, net profit – 40 billion rubles and tax payments to the budgets of all levels exceeded 138 billion rubles.