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Rosoboronexport to present Russian spacecraft for the first time at the 11th International Meeting of High-Ranking Officials Responsible for Security Matters

Defence Industry

Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) is organizing an exhibit of Russian military, dual-use and civilian products on the margins of the 11th International Meeting of High-Ranking Officials Responsible for Security Matters. The event will take place from May 23 to May 25, 2023 in the Moscow Region and will be held under the auspices of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.

The meeting is traditionally attended by foreign delegations headed by secretaries of security councils, ministers of interior, public security, and advisors to the presidents of partner nations. Representatives of Rosoboronexport meet with them as members of a Russian delegation led by Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, as well as in a bilateral format.

New opportunities and threats related to the developments on the international stage, as well as issues of cybersecurity, combating drug trafficking, terrorism and organized crime, are discussed at thematic sessions and roundtable gatherings.

“Rosoboronexport offers Russia’s partner countries on the world market a wide range of security equipment in all relevant areas, from personal protective equipment to special space systems. Our customers are large government entities, army units, police and antiterrorist agencies, border guard services. In addition, we actively cooperate with private security agencies,” says Rosoboronexport Director General Alexander Mikheev. “At the current meeting of high-ranking officials responsible for security matters, Rosoboronexport showcases products of 25 Russian companies, including Rostec affiliates: military and civil arms, close combat weapons, individual protection gear, non-lethal weapons, inspection and surveillance systems, internet monitoring and cyber security systems, countermeasures against unmanned aerial vehicles, space satellites. I am sure that the products on display will arouse great interest among the event attendees.”

At the forum, Rosoboronexport is demonstrating to representatives of foreign delegations the small arms produced by the Rostec State Corporation’s affiliated companies, including Kalashnikov Concern’s AK-12, AK-15, AK-19 automatic rifles and PPK-20 submachine gun, High Precision Systems’ ShAK-12 battle rifle, ADS amphibious assault rifle, GM-94 pump action grenade launcher and PP-2000 submachine gun, and special weapons designed and produced by the Central Research Institute for Precision Machine Building, including the SR.1M pistol, the SR.2M pistol and the SR.3M assault rifle. In addition, guests can see high-precision rifles manufactured by ORSIS and Bespoke Gun.

Firearms can be equipped with a variety of tactical accessories, as well as high-tech optical sights from the Infratech and Dedalus brands, which ensures completion of a wide range of missions.

To equip personnel of special forces, Rosoboronexport shows advanced battle suits: the Kobalt-L fire- and fragment-proof lightweight coverall; Zigzag, a set of protection for knee and elbow joints; protective goggles Condor; lightweight bullet-resistant helmet Tor; Taktika, a modular tactical vest; protective kits called Tactical and Assault.

Law enforcement and security agencies may find it interesting to take a look at various electroshock devices, including Cerberus, a unique device with metal detector functions, the PB-4SP Osa (“Wasp”) non-lethal pistol, devices and kits for the detection of explosive, toxic and hazardous chemical substances, mine detectors.

Special armored vehicles Spartak and Tiger-Raid, as well as Repellent-Patrol, a system designed to suppress the operation of small-sized UAVs, are on display at a designated static site.

In the cybersecurity segment, Rosoboronexport offers unique Russian IT solutions, including a nationwide cybersecurity platform, a legitimate data interception system that can operate in mobile and fixed telecommunications networks, an Internet monitoring system, a set of information security tools, and cellular device search tools.

“With a long track record of participating in various Russian and overseas international exhibitions, Rosoboronexport shows spacecraft for the first time. Our partners’ delegations are invited to view Skif satellites, which provide a satellite-based broadband Internet access, and Marafon, a satellite-based communications system device for servicing the IoT market,” added Alexander Mikheev. “We are ready to supply our partners with ready-to-launch spacecraft, and, in partnership with the Roscosmos State Space Corporation, to have them launched on Russian rockets in the interests of our customers. We also offer various options of technological cooperation and joint R&D related to space exploration. The company has sufficient experience in this field.”