According to the INTERFAX news agency, Rosoboronexport announced an increase in its order book by over 2 billion euros.
“At the sidelines of Army-2021 forum, Rosoboronexport signed about 20 contracts for a total amount over 2 billion euros,” the company’s CEO Alexander Mikheev told reporters.
“At the Army forum, the Rosoboronexport delegation held meetings and negotiations with representatives of 35 countries, 17 of which were at the level of defense ministers, deputies, chiefs of general staffs and advisers to heads of state,” Mikheev added.
Contracts were signed, in particular, for delivery of Su-30 aircraft, Mi-35P, Mi-171Sh and Mi-17V-5 helicopters, aircraft weapons, ATGM “Kornet-EM”, armaments for ships and submarines.
“Rosoboronexport signed the first contract for the newest Repellent-Patrol mobile electronic countermeasures system and the first contract for the newest Pantsir-S1M anti-aircraft missile and gun system,” Mikheev said.
According to him, the first contract for the Krasukha electronic warfare system has also been signed.
Besides, the Palma AD system will be installed on board foreign design combat ship for the first time.
The 7th International Military-Technical Forum “Army-2021” The Army-2021 https://www.rusarmyexpo.com/ is taking place from 22 to 28 August, 2021 on the premises of the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Center outside Moscow, which is a major world-level exhibition site, and also at the Kubinka airfield and the Alabino training ground near the Russian capital.
Russian President Vladimir Putin inaugurated the official opening ceremony of the ARMY-2021 which gathers delegations from 97 countries with 34 of them headed by Defense Ministers. Over 20,000 samples of military and dual-purpose products from 1,500 enterprises of Russia and 12 foreign states are showcased at the forum.
(Yury Laskin; Photo: Alexander Mikheev, Rosoboronexport CEO © Yury Laskin)