In the course of
examining the exposition of the International Defense Exhibition IDEX-2015,
currently under way in Abu Dhabi, Russian
Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov told media representatives about the
joint development with the UAE of a 57-mm artillery system and plans for the
development of bilateral cooperation.
Minister pointed out that Russia and the UAE
intend to continue the joint development of combat materiel.
for defense cooperation, the matter does not only regard the supplies of our
armaments to the UAE, but above all the creation of joint ventures and joint
products. In particular, we are now demonstrating a 57-mm artillery mount to be
installed on a wheeled 8x8 chassis independently developed by our UAE
colleagues,” stated the Head of the
Industry and Trade Ministry.
universal gun mount A-220M was created at CCRI Burevestnik. This
high-performance gun is capable of hitting air and ground targets. The
antiaircraft gun can be mounted on upgraded and new military machines.
addition to the already existing projects, cooperation with the UAE in aviation
is also vigorously negotiated. “Now we are discussing possible projects in this
area and I believe we’ll find a joint solution,” noted Mr. Manturov.
words of Manturov, Russia
has also “focused on developing multi-faceted cooperation with the nations of
Latin America, Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East,” which further increases
the significance of Russia’s participation in
IDEX-2015, currently underway in the UAE.
number of Russian exhibitors and exhibits on display at IDEX increases with
each passing year. We consider this exhibition a good venue for promoting our
products in the markets of third parties interested in our combat materiel,”
noted the Head of the Industry and Trade