Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec State Corporation) is the organizer of Russia’s single exhibit at the Vietnam Defense 2022 International Defense Exhibition & Conference, which held on December 8-10, 2022 at Gia Lam Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Russian single exhibits include more than 400 military, civilian and dual-use products developed and manufactured by leading Russian enterprises, including those affiliated to Rostec. At its booth, Rosoboronexport exhibits a full-scale model of the Orlan-10E unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), as well as a line of Russian-made UAVs, including the Orlan-30, a new product of 2022, the Orion-E reconnaissance/strike unmanned aircraft system and the Kub-E loitering munition.
Visitors to the exhibition presented with the Su-57E fifth-generation fighter, Su-35 and Su-30SME supermaneuverable fighters, IL-76MD-90A(E) military transport aircraft, Ka-52 scout/attack helicopter, Mi-171SH military transport helicopter and the Ka-28 shipborne ASW helicopter. Rosoboronexport offers the Buk and Tor surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems, Pantsir-S1 self-propelled anti-aircraft gun/missile (SPAAGM) system, Verba and Igla-S man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS) suitable for building up air defenses at various levels. Electronic warfare assets, including those designed to counter various unmanned aerial vehicles, will also be on display.
At the Rosoboronexport booth, delegations of the Armed Forces of Vietnam and the countries in the region can get acquainted with the world’s bestsellers in the segment of the armored vehicles market. Among the vehicles on display are the proven and reliable T-90S and T-90MS MBTs, BMPT Terminator tank support fighting vehicle, TOS-1A heavy flamethrower system, upgraded Msta-S self-propelled howitzer, Khrizantema and Kornet-EM ATGM systems. Rosoboronexport partners from Southeast Asia are expected to pay increased attention to the Sprut-SDM1 light amphibious tank and BT-3F and BTR-82A armored personnel carriers, which have excellent capabilities to cross water obstacles.
During Vietnam Defense 2022, Rosoboronexport is ready to offer various models of Typhoon-type mine-protected vehicles and Linza ambulance, as well as to consider options for organizing their licensed production on the territory of partner countries. The Kalashnikov Concern will present its products as part of Rosoboronexport’s exhibit. The manufacturer of the most popular and well-known brand of small arms in the world will showcase its AK-200 series, AK-15 and AK-19 assault rifles that meet all modern requirements for ergonomics and are suitable for mounting various sights and tactical accessories. The company’s partners may be interested in other Kalashnikov products as well: 9mm Kalashnikov PPK-20 submachine gun, Chukavin sniper rifle, 9mm Lebedev pistol.
Rosoboronexport presents a wide range of naval products: the Gepard-3.9-class frigate, Project 22160 patrol ship, Project 21980E special purpose craft, as well as the Karakurt-E and Sarsar small missile ships. At its booth, representatives of the Navies of the countries in the region will find a wide range of missile, artillery and torpedo armament for ships and submarines, air defense assets, communications, sonars, underwater/surface target acquisition sensors, anti-saboteur capabilities. Visitors to the special exporter’s booth are expected to pay great attention to small arms from other well-known Russian manufacturers, including 5.45mm and 7.62mm KORD assault rifles, 9mm PP-19-01 submachine gun.
JSC Rosoboronexport is the sole state intermediary agency for Russia’s exports/imports of defense-related and dual use products, technologies and services. The Rosoboronexport Federal State Unitary Enterprise (FSUE) was set up in 2000 by a Decree of the President of Russia and is charged with implementation of the policy of the State in the area of military-technical cooperation between Russia and foreign countries. In 2007, the enterprise was re-registered as Rosoboronexport Open joint-stock company (OJSC). In 2011, Rostekhnologii non-profit state corporation acquired 100% of Rosoboronexport OJSC. The official status of Rosoboronexport guarantees the support of the Russian Government in all export operations. The Rosoboronexport State Corporation is exclusively entitled to supply the international market the whole range of Russian armaments officially allowed for export.