Rosoboronexport organizes russian display at AERO INDIA 2017
14.02.2017 Press release

JSC Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) presents state-of-the-art aircraft, air defense and electronic warfare equipment at the Aero India 2017 international aerospace exhibition to be held at the Yelahanka Air Force Station, Bangalore, India on February 14-18, 2017.

The display organized by Rosoboronexport will feature 14 Russian defense organizations and holding companies. Russia’s official delegation to the exhibition is led by Vladimir Drozhzhov, Deputy Director of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, while Rosoboronexport’s delegation is headed by the company’s Deputy Director General Sergey Goreslavskiy.

"I am very happy to see that our countries enjoy close cooperation in the military-technical field as they approach the 70th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations. In 2016 Rosoboronexport recorded an increase in the volume of India’s orders compared to the previous year. Moreover, this year we expect to see further growth of our stock of orders”, - Sergey Goreslavsky said.

The Russian display is located in Hall A and occupies 940 square meters. More than 300 pieces of state-of-the-art Russian military equipment will be presented to the customers from the Asia-Pacific Region at Aero India 2017.

Rosoboronexport’s specialists believe that the best regional prospects lie with the Su-30MKI, Il-76MD-90A, Be-200 multipurpose amphibious aircraft, Il-76MD-90A military-transport aircraft, Ka-226T light multipurpose day-and-night operation helicopter, Mi-26T2 heavy transport helicopter, Mi-28NE attack helicopter and Ka-52 attack and reconnaissance helicopter. Much of the equipment has been used by the Russian Armed Forces during the counterterrorist operation in Syria having proved its reliability, high quality and adequacy to the assigned missions.

Of equal interest for the foreign customers will be such air defense assets as the S-400 Triumph air defense missile system, Pantsir-S1 air defense missile/gun system, Tor-M2KM air defense missile system and Igla-S man-portable air defense system. Representatives of the regional armed forces are also expected to show interest in the Russian counter-terrorism equipment, site protection systems and electronic warfare assets.

Rosoboronexport will organize a press conference with the Russian delegation including a representative of the special exporter. The press conference will be held in Press Centre, Room A, Hall E on February 15, 2017 from 10 am to 12.15 pm.

At Aero India 2017, Rosoboronexport’s specialists have a busy agenda including prescheduled meetings with governmental officials and representatives of the armed forces and business community of India and other countries of the Asia-Pacific Region.

“Rosoboronexport attaches utmost importance to the Aero India 2017 aerospace exhibition because our supplies to the Asia-Pacific Region are dominated by the aircraft equipment, whose share has exceeded 60% in recent years”, - Sergey Goreslavsky noted.