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WorldAsiaRussia to offer India joint aviation projects at Aero India 2023 - Reuters

Russia to offer India joint aviation projects at Aero India 2023 – Reuters

“Rosoboronexport” became the main organizer of a very large national exhibition.

“We regularly participate in one of the largest air shows in the world, Aero India, where the Russian exhibition traditionally stands out for its scale and volume of air force and air defense products. The exhibition provides us with an excellent opportunity to show military-technical cooperation between Russia and India is an example of industrial partnership with many joint projects finalized and underway for all types of armed forces.

Today, we are offering new points of interaction in the joint development and production of high-tech products based on Indian companies under the national Make in India program, in compliance with all requirements localization and technology transfer.”

The Unified Russian Exhibition, located in Pavilion B, houses the stands of Rosoboronexport, United Aircraft Corporation (part of Rostec) and the Almaz-Antey company. Aero India 2023 will host delegations from leading Russian companies manufacturing products related to the exhibition theme.

Only “Rosoboronexport” represents in India about 200 samples of the most promising weapons and military equipment, and not only aircraft. Although the emphasis is, of course, on the aeronautical component. First of all, this is the 5th generation Su-57E fighter, the Il-76MD-90A military transport aircraft in the export version and the Il-78MK-90A tanker aircraft, as well as super Su-35 and Su-30SME. -maneuverable fighters, a front-line multifunctional MiG-35D fighter. Interest in these machines is traditionally high.

The exhibition presents the Ka-226T light multipurpose helicopter, the production of which is supposed to be opened on the basis of the Indo Russian Helicopters Limited joint venture with the participation of Russian and Indian industrial enterprises under the Make in India program .

In addition, a wide range of Russian military helicopters for various purposes are presented at Aero India 2023. Among them are the modernized versions of the Ka-52E, Mi-28NE combat helicopters and the Mi-171Sh military transport which are the most demanded today in the Asia-Pacific region. By the way, interest in the Ka-52 Alligator increased sharply, given the results of its use in the NVO zone.

Visitors are also invited to get acquainted with Russian unmanned aerial vehicles: reconnaissance and strike “Orion-E”, reconnaissance “Orlan-10E” and “Orlan-30” – a novelty of 2022. The Orlan family showed the efficiency of their work under the NWO, which led to increased interest in them from potential buyers.

In the air defense segment, Rosoboronexport presents at the exhibition the entire range of weapons that can be used both separately and as part of a layered air defense system. The Russian exhibition features the S-350E Vityaz anti-aircraft missile system, the Viking, Tor-M2K, Tor-M2E anti-aircraft missile systems and the Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile and gun system. In addition, the Igla-S and Verba man-portable anti-aircraft missile systems are on display. In addition, visitors to the exhibition will learn about Russian means of combating unmanned aerial vehicles, including the Repellent, RLK-MTSE, RB-504P-E and RB-504A-E systems.

As part of the Aero India 2023 trade program, Rosoboronexport plans to hold substantive meetings and negotiations with representatives of the Ministry of Defense and other security agencies of India, as well as countries in the Asia- Peaceful. In addition, the company expects large-scale work with public and private companies in the Indian military-industrial complex to expand work on industrial partnership between Russia and India in accordance with national policy requirements. Make in India and Self-Sufficient India. programs.

For the first time overseas, our United Aircraft Corporation acts as one company. As you know, last year UAC merged with two large domestic design bureaus – Sukhoi and MiG, as well as with aircraft manufacturing plants in Lukhovitsy, Novosibirsk, Komsomolsk-on-Amur and Nizhny Novgorod . The format of the company’s interaction with partners becomes simpler, more understandable, the UAC now works in the “one-stop-shop” mode. Which will be shown to potential foreign customers and potential partners.

One of the main priorities for the growth of UAC’s presence in the Indian aviation market is the development of a unified after-sales service system for Russian aircraft, which is a serious potential of the military. Indian air. This is an urgent need and a necessary element for the development of strategic cooperation between the two countries.

“India is our long-time partner, a large number of Russian equipment is operated there, the questions of their maintenance and the supply of new aircraft are topical. Aero India 2023 is one of the key regional platforms to discuss these issues, and a great opportunity to keep in touch with our partners,” said UAC Director General Yuri Slyusar.

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