Rostec has announced that its subsidiary company,Russian Helicopters, will showcase the Mi-38 and Ka-226T at the upcoming Defense Expo 2016. In addition, Rostec subsidiaries Techmash intends to discuss creation of joint production of ammunitions with the Ministry of Defence while United Engine Corporation (UEC) will present models of aircraft and marine engines. The 500 people strong delegation from Russia will be headed by Sergei Goreslavskiy, Deputy General Director,Rosoboronexport.
"We are very excited to be coming to India to be part of DEFEXPO India 2016. These are exciting times for India’s defence industry as Asia’s geopolitics increasingly takes shape around India. This has led to India’s defence services focus even more strongly on modernisation and expansion within the ambit of Prime Minister Modi’s ambitious ‘Make in India’ programme. We are deeply committed to partnering with India in this endeavour and to strengthen our partnerships, both from a manufacturing and more importantly a joint development perspective – both for military and civil cooperation. We are looking forward to displaying some of the world’s most advanced defence systems and products at DEFEXPO 2016 to an Indian audience", said Sergei Chemezov, CEO of Rostec State Corporation.”
"Russian Helicopters"will hold talks with leading aircraft companies of India – Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, the Indian government company Pawan Hans Limited, which operates helicopters Mi-172 and others. "Russian Helicopters" also plans to organize a presentation of the Mi-38 and Mi-171A2 for Pawan Hans Limited.
United Engine Corporation (UEC)will present models of the most advanced production engine for military aircraft (including Su-35 aircraft) AL-41F-1S and the example created in the Russian Federation competencies in the development and manufacture of marine engines E70 / 8RD. In addition, within the framework of DEFEXPO UEC plans to address topics of combat aircraft engines (AL-31FP, AL-41F-1S, RD-33MK, the AL-55I), helicopters (VK-2500, TV3-117) and marine (M70FRU).
Other notable Rostec subsidiaries that will be present at DEFEXPO 2016 include "Kalashnikov", "Techmash", "Precision Systems", UEC and"Schwabe"among others. In total, the exhibition will provide information about more than 800 Russian production samples of military and dual purpose.