Rosoboronexport, the Russian state arms exporter, has announced the successful signing of multiple contracts for the export of weapons, totalling an impressive $600 million. The announcement was made by CEO Alexander Mikheev during the ongoing Army-2023 International Military-Technical Forum held at Kubinka’s Patriot Russian Army Exhibition Park.
The Army-2023 International Military-Technical Forum, renowned for its comprehensive representation of cutting-edge defence technologies and advancements, continues to stand as a testament to Russia’s prowess in the realm of defence innovation. With the successful signing of lucrative contracts and the establishment of collaborative ties, the forum marks a pivotal juncture in the evolution of international military-technical cooperation.
Since its commencement on August 14, the Army-2023 Forum has captured global attention as a focal point for military-technical engagement. The week-long event has seen representatives from over 80 foreign enterprises converging at Kubinka’s Patriot Russian Army Exhibition Park to establish collaborative relationships and solidify agreements with their Russian counterparts.
Mi-28NE “Night Hunter” attack helicopter
The display of the Mi-28NE gunship helicopter was the most prominent figure at the Army 2023 due to its success in the ongoing military operations.
The Mi-28NE is also known as Night Hunter due to its impressive firepower, agility, and high combat survivability in the air. The Mi-28NE has a maximum speed of 315 kilometres per hour and can fly up to an altitude of 5600 meters. This combat helicopter can carry a massive weapon load of up to 2100 kilograms that includes air-to-ground munitions and air-to-air missiles.
At the heart of the Mi-28NE’s combat prowess lies its state-of-the-art avionics suite. The helicopter boasts a comprehensive suite of sensors, including radar, electro-optical targeting systems, and laser rangefinders. This sensory fusion empowers pilots with real-time situational awareness, allowing them to detect and engage targets with precision accuracy, regardless of weather conditions. The lethality of the Mi-28NE combat helicopter is also proved in the ongoing military operations of Russia.
The armament of the Mi-28NE helicopter includes a 30mm autocannon and different types of guided and unguided rockets and air-to-air missiles for interception and self-protection. Moreover, this helicopter is powered by two engines with a power of 2400 horsepower each. In the ever-evolving landscape of military aviation, the Mi-28NE attack helicopter reigns supreme as a masterpiece of engineering and innovation.
Tactical Missiles Corporation exhibits several kinds of air-launched missiles
Tactical Missiles Corporation exhibits several kinds of air-launched missiles at the ongoing International Military-Technical Forum “ARMY-2023”. The IX International Military-Technical Forum “Army-2023” will open till 20 August. Tactical Missiles Corporation is unveiling the RVV-MD2 Air-to-Air missile for the very first time at the Army 2023.
The major products that Tactical Missiles Corporation exhibits include the Kh-31AD and Kh-35UE, X-59MK anti-ship missiles. The high-speed Kh-31PD and X-58UShKE anti-radar missiles are also on the display. Both missiles are highly advanced and very capable against enemy air defence systems.
The major expertise of Tactical Missiles Corporation also includes the development, production, and modernization of Air-to-Air missiles. The corporation is also showcasing RVV-BD (long range), RVV-SD (medium range) and RVV-MD (small range) missiles.
The products of Tactical Missiles Corporation are getting attention from visitors due to their impressive performance in the ongoing military operation of the Russian Armed Forces in Ukraine.
In addition to Air to Air and Air to Ground Missiles, Tactical Missiles Corporation also manufactures Anti-ship and anti-submarine weapons and showcases those at the Army 2023 for national and international visitors. Naval Systems at display include the UGST multipurpose depth homing torpedo, the ET-1E and TE-2 electric torpedoes, as well as the Paket-E/NK small-sized anti-submarine system with a torpedo (MPTE) and an anti-torpedo (ATE).