At the INDO DEFENSE 2016 International Exhibition, Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) is presenting 225 pieces of military hardware for all branches of the armed forces. The exhibition will be held from November 2 to 5 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Rosoboronexport is the organizer of the Russian display presented on nine stands by major domestic defense manufacturers. The official Russian delegation is headed by Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) Deputy Director Mikhail Petukhov.
”INDO DEFENSE 2016 is one of the largest international arms shows in the Asia-Pacific Region. Traditionally, this region accounts for about 40 percent of Rosoboronexport’s exports. The special exporter is showcasing here the latest army, air defense, air, naval and special military hardware which has been tested under real combat conditions and is in great demand,” said Rosoboronexport Deputy CEO Sergey Goreslavsky who leads the joint Rostec and Rosoboronexport delegation.
The display by the state special exporter includes scale models of the Su-35 multipurpose super-maneuverable fighter, Ka-52 scout/attack helicopter, T-90S MBT, BMP-3M infantry fighting vehicle, Buk-M2E SAM system, Project 636 large diesel-electric submarine, Project 11356 escort ship (frigate), and UGST universal deep-sea homing torpedo.
In addition to the above weaponry, the Project 12701 Alexandrite-E coastal mine countermeasures ship, a large landing ship derived from on Project 11711, and the Project 21301 rescue vessel are promising for promotion in markets in the region. Foreign customers are expected to take an active interest in the combat-proven Kalibr-PLE (Club-S) and Kalibr-NKE (Club-N) cruise missile systems.
The MiG-29M/M2 multifunctional frontline fighter, Su-32 fighter-bomber, Yak-130 combat training aircraft, Il-76MD-90A military transport aircraft, Mi-26T2, Mi-17V-5 / Mi-171Sh, Mi-35M helicopters and Orlan-10E and Tachyon unmanned aerial systems are considered promising hardware for equipping air forces of the countries in the region. Foreign delegations, including the representatives of the country-organizer of the exhibition, show interest also in the Be-200 amphibious aircraft, which in 2015 took part in extinguishing forest fires on Sumatra Island. The T-72 and T-90 tanks, BTR-80A and BTR-82A armored personnel carriers, BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles and associated training aids may draw the interest of army representatives.
At INDO DEFENSE 2016, the Rosoboronexport delegation has an extensive business agenda that includes pre-arranged meetings with the representatives of the government, the armed forces and the business community in Indonesia and other countries in the Asia-Pacific Region.