Rosoboronexport: Exports of Combat Aircraft and Helicopters Exceeded $6 Billion in 2018

Defence Industry, Paris Air Show 2019

Le Bourget, Paris. Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec State Corporation) organizes a single Russian exposition at the Paris Air Show 2019 International Aviation and Space Salon, which will be held in the French Le Bourget from June 17 to 23.

“Aviation and helicopter technology traditionally leads among the products supplied by Rosoboronexport to the world market. In 2018, we exported combat aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, engines and equipment for the Air Force worth over $ 6 billion. We will present them at the oldest and one of the largest international air shows, and we expect a lot of attention from delegations from all over the world: there is hardly anyone who can provide so many products that have passed the test. in actual combat conditions, “- said General Director of Rosoboronexport Alexander Mikheev.

In addition to Rosoboronexport, the Russian exposition at the Paris Air Show 2019 is attended by one of the world’s largest manufacturers of aviation equipment, helicopters and engines: PJSC UAC, JSC Russian Helicopters and JSC ODK. A total of foreign customers in Le Bourget will be able to familiarize themselves with almost 250 samples of weapons and military equipment developed and manufactured in Russia.

In the aviation segment, the bestsellers are represented — the multi-purpose super-maneuverable Su-35 and Su-30SME fighters, the multipurpose MiG-29M / M2 front-line fighter and the Yak-130 combat training aircraft.

At the Paris Air Show 2019 for the first time, the novelty of the Russian aircraft industry is presented – the Il-112VE light military transport aircraft, as well as other aircraft that recently received an export permit: the Su-32 fighter bomber, the Il-78MK-90A tanker aircraft, the military transport Il-76MD-90A aircraft (E).

Among the Russian helicopters, the Ka-52 combat reconnaissance and attack helicopter, the Mi-28NE combat helicopter, the Mi-35M combat transport helicopter, the Mi-171Sh and Mi17-B5 military transport helicopter , the Ka-226T light-duty multi-purpose helicopter and heavy transport helicopter Mi-26T2.

In France, interest is expected in Russian complexes with Orion-E, Orlan-10E and Tachyon unmanned aerial vehicles, as well as air defense systems and radioelectronic combat systems with small-sized Repellent UAVs, radio jamming modules for covering objects from targeted use of precision weapons “Field-21E”, in particular, to the ZRS S-400 “Triumph”, the SAM “Viking” and “Tor-M2E”, ZRPK “armor” and MANPADS “Igla-S” and “Verba”.

“During the Paris Air Show 2019, Rosoboronexport will hold meetings and negotiations with partners from around the world. Unfortunately, due to unfair competition with respect to Russian weapons, we will not be able to please Le Bourget’s guests with bright performances by our aces and full-scale samples of military products. But we’ll invite all connoisseurs of the highest quality equipment and masterly performance of flight programs for the MAKS air show in Zhukovsky near Moscow, which starts in August of this year, ”added Alexander Mikheev.

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