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Rostec to showcase Russia's advanced military products at LIMA '17
Press Release
17 February 2017

JSC Rosoboronexport—part of Rostec State Corporation—will showcase over 270 samples of weapons and military equipment at the 2017 Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA), which is to take place on March 21-25 in Malaysia.

Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) Deputy Director Mikhail Petukhov has been appointed Head of the Russian delegation; and Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Department of the State Corporation Viktor Kladov will be heading the joint delegation from Rostec and Rosoboronexport.

Rosoboronexport is in charge of the united Russian stand at LIMA'17 showcasing over 500 products from 20 enterprises of the defence industry complex of the Russian Federation.

Out of all Rostec products, foreign specialists and experts will most likely be interested in Ka-52 combat scouts and MI-17 military transport helicopters.

Rosoboronexport specialists have lined up an ambitious business programme for LIMA'17. They intend to conduct meetings with representatives of the armed forces of Malaysia and other APAC countries, and many state institutions and businesses.

The Russian Knights aerobatic team will give a special show that will become the highlight of the exhibition. For the first time outside Russia they will present a new programme comprising solo and group flying elements using the new Su-30CM super-manoeuverable fighters. The Russian aerobic team is always a roaring success, no matter what country they perform in. The Russian Knights will give a press conference in the Hall at 1 p. m. (local time), March 22.

JSC Rosoboronexport is Russia’s only state exporter of the entire range of military and dual-purpose products, services and technologies. It is part of the Rostec State Corporation. Rosoboronexport was established on 4 November 2000, and is one of the global arms leaders. The company accounts for over 85% exports of Russian weapons and military equipment. Rosoboronexport cooperates with over 700 enterprises and organizations of the Russian defence industry sector. Its military and technical cooperation covers over 70 countries.

Rostec is a Russian state corporation, established in 2007 for promoting developing, manufacturing and exporting high-tech industrial civil and military products. It comprises over 700 organizations, which form 9 holding companies in the military-industrial complex, and 6 in civilian industries, as well as 32 organizations under its direct management. Rostec portfolio includes a number of well-known brands, such as AvtoVAZ, KAMAZ, Concern Kalashnikov, Russian Helicopters, VSMPO-AVISMA, etc. Rostec organizations supply and operate in over 70 countries. Consolidated revenues of Rostec companies in 2015 exceeded RUB1.14 trillion (over US$19 billion). According to the new Rostec strategy, the Corporation's main goal is to give Russia a technological advantage in the highly competitive global market. The planned investment into the development program is expected to exceed RUB 4.3 trillion (over US $70 billion) by 2025.