Russian State Corporation Rostec will present the latest models of Pantsir-ME, a shipborne air-defense missile and artillery system, as well as the 200 series of Kalashnikov assault rifles for the first time at the IDEX 2019 exhibition starting Sunday.
In addition to military products, IDEX will see Russia exhibit Aurus, the armored limousine being a part of the Cortege project, which Rostec holdings contributed to, the company said in a statement Thursday.
In particular, the air-defence missile and artillery system Pantsir-ME will make its international debut. It will be presented by High-Precision Complexes Holding. The system is able to protect ships from all types of air attack weapons, the company said.
Kalashnikov Concern will showcase the 200 series of Kalashnikov, certified for export for the first time.
Pansir-ME is the export version of Pantsir-M jamming-resistant naval close-in weapon system (CIWS). It can intercept sea skimming missiles flying as low as two meters above the surface. If a target isn't sufficiently destroyed by Pantsir's missile attack it can automatically direct its cannons against it. Pantsir-M's phased array radar, electro-optical/infrared targeting and identification system are based on that of Pantsir's 1RS2-1E.
According to Rostec CEO Sergey Chemezov, Pantsir-M's destructive power is three to four times higher than Kashtan-M's. Pantsir-M will replace Kashtan-M systems in Russian Navy.
A Russian Sukhoi Su-24 fleet consisting of 11 aircraft conducted a surprise mock attack on Norwegian targets The aircraft on a routine training exercise took off from Kola Peninsula located in the northwestern part of Russia, flew over the Arctic Barents Sea and formed into an attack profile aiming directly at Vardo, Norways northernmost town. The ‘Fencer strike aircraft suddenly swung about, sped up and formed into the attack profile aiming at the Norwegian outpost, veering away just in time, news
The Russian ground forces will receive the first batch of 12 upgraded T-14 Armata Main Battle Tanks (MBT) and 4 T-16 armored recovery vehicles, also known as Armata ARV or BREM-T by the end of the year. Until the end of the year, 12 T-14 Armata tanks and four T-16 BREMs will go to the troops, Izvestia quoted unnamed sources in the Ministry of Defense as saying Tuesday
Armenia is eyeing to purchase additional of Su-30SM multi-role fighter jets from Russia. “Yes, we do not plan to be limited only by four units of this type of military equipment,” Armenian Defense Minister David Tonoyan was quoted as saying during a press conference Wednesday in response to a question about whether Armenia plans to purchase additional Su-30SM fighters
The Indian government has accorded a proposal to manufacture 7.47 lakh units of Kalashnikov rifles with Russia
Lockheed Martin, Diehl and Saab have unveiled a new air defense weapon system, Falcon, at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi on 18 February. According to Lockheed Martin, the Falcon is a short and medium-range air defense solution that integrates Diehl's 40-kilometer range Infra-Red Imaging System Tail/Thrust Vector-Controlled (IRIS-T) SLM interceptor and vertical launcher, Saab's 360-degree AESA Giraffe 4A radar through Lockheed Martin's flexible SkyKeeper command and control battle manager
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The United States based Paramount Group has won a contract to provide next generation armoured personnel carrier, Mbombe 4, to the UAE Army. The company won the contract on the first day of IDEX military 2019 exhibition held in Abu Dhabi
Raytheon has won a Dh1.3 billion (US $353 million) contract to supply Patriot missiles for the UAE Air Force and UAE Air Defense Force on the opening day of IDEX and the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition (Navdex 2019) that kicked off in Abu Dhabi on Sunday
Russia's Kalashnikov drone capable of self-exploding on approaching a target was unveiled on Sunday during the IDEX-2019 arms exhibition being held at the United Arab Emirates. The drone, Kamikaze KYB, has completed all the tests and is ready for use
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