Saturday, December 3, 2022

Russia participates in Dubai Airshow 2017

JSC Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) has showcased the latest Russian-made Air Force and Air Defense equipment at the Dubai Airshow 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Russia’s exposition at the Dubai Airshow 2017 will include military reconnaissance and battle helicopter KA-52, multi-functional frontline fighter MiG-29M, combat-transport helicopter Mi-35M, defending guided missile system S-400 Triumph, air defense missile system Pantsyr–S1 that will be demonstrated by means of the latest exhibition technologies. The interactive panels allow to get a detailed description of the air vehicles, their parameters, see photos of their real-life prototypes and videos on their usage.

Dmitry Shugaev, Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) of Russia, has been appointed as Head of the united Russian delegation. Rosoboronexport’s delegation is headed by Sergei Kornev, Deputy CEO – Director of Air Force Equipment Export Department. Rosoboronexport CEO Alexander Mikheev and his deputy Sergei Goreslavsky will also take part in the Russian delegation’s activities.

Photo by Marina Lystseva / fotografersha

“The Middle East arms market is essential to us. The countries of the region traditionally equip their armies with the most advanced types of weapons and military equipment. It’s no secret that they pay great attention to Russian air defense equipment, including the S-400 Triumf systems, which work flawlessly today in the neighboring Syria. We also see interest in the latest combat aircraft, for example, the Su-35 multipurpose super-maneuverable fighter jet, which this year will participate for the first time in the Dubai air show with its flight demo program,” said Sergei Kornev.

Russia’s partners in the region are expected to take a keen interest in the Ka-52 and Mi-28NE attack helicopters, Mi-171Sh military transport helicopter, Mi-35M transport/attack helicopter, Yak-130 training (combat training) aircraft, MiG-29M multifunctional front-line fighter, Su-35 multi-role super-maneuverable fighter.

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