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INDO DEFENCE: Rosoboronexport to display Russian armaments and military equipment

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INDO DEFENCE: Rosoboronexport to display Russian armaments and military equipment

Posted on 06 November 2012 by admin

 

Rosoboronexport plans to discuss all outstanding issues of military technical cooperation with both Indonesian and other regional partners. Rosoboronexport is presenting more than 200 items of Russian armaments and military equipment at 5th International INDO DEFENCE 2012 Expo & Forum will be held from 7 to 10   November 2012 at Jakarta, Indonesia.

 

“Indonesia is one of Russia’s major partners in the region, and it is only natural that we expect progress in many areas of our military technical cooperation with this country, following our talks in Jakarta. We offer our Indonesian partners various projects. It can be licence assembly, joint item development, or assistance in refining products developed by Indonesia. This also involves technologies transfers, which is now especially important for Indonesia striving to develop its own defence industry”, – said Viktor Komardin, deputy director general of Rosoboronexport and head of the delegation to the exhibition.

 

Rosoboronexport expect that Russian air defence systems, such as the Buk-M2E missile system, Pantsir-S1 gun/missile system, and Igla-S man-portable air defence missile system, will draw special attention this year.

 

Rosoboronexport proposes to Indonesia a concept of integrated air defence system based on the Buk-M2E medium-range air defence missile systems and Pantsir-S1 short-range air defence gun/missile systems. Russian experts believe that the system in such configuration will be able to effectively protect country’s vital military and administrative installations from all existing air attack weapons of potential enemy, including from massive air strikes.

 

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SURMOUNTING HURDLES

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SURMOUNTING HURDLES

Posted on 01 September 2012 by admin

The present-day combined arms battlefield has evolved to become increasingly demanding, as far as fast concentration of assets on the main axis of advance is concerned. Meanwhile, water and terrain barriers and obstructions exert a significant delaying effect on force projection, thus impeding the success of military operations in general. Therefore, in Russia a large family of engineering vehicles, specifically designed to effectively surmount various obstacles was developed. All equipment was made by one and the same design bureau, which maximized vehicles’ commonality in terms of fixtures and couplings, thus adding to their battlefield interoperability.

One of the best examples offered by Rosoboronexport is the MTU-90M armored vehicle launched bridge that can span a ditch, ravine or other gaps of up to 19 m. Boasting an armor protection comparable with that of main battle tanks, MTU-90M is used to lay single-span bridges during the battle in the face of enemy fire. Bridge removal is possible from both sides of the obstruction.

When bridging gaps with spans up to 40 m on forces deployment routes, the MMK mechanized bridge layer is used. The system includes vehicles to transport bridge elements and an assembly vehicle. The bridge is deployed by pushing elements along the level rail with their subsequent interconnection. MMK elements can be combined to launch bridges of 16, 22, 28, 34 and 41 m.

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