4 - 9 November, Zhuhai (PRC) will stage the International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition «AIRSHOW CHINA-2008».
A biennial Exhibition has been held since 1996 under the patronage of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, the Civil Aircraft Ministry, the Aviation Industry Ministry, the Council for Assistance to International Trade and Zhuhai local government.
The Exhibition will feature:
- Military and civil the aircraft;
- Space vehicles and equipment;
- Aircraft equipment and arms;
- Aviation and rocket engines;
- Weapons and vehicles for assault troops;
- Fire control systems;
- Air defense systems, radar systems;
- Navigation equipment for airports.
The Russian combined exposition will feature products of over 40 enterprises (24 enterprises – under aegis of FSUE Rosoboronexport), including such defense industry giants as как ОАО Sukhoi Company, ОАО Ilyushin-named Aviation Complex, ОАО Irkut Corporation, OPK Oboronprom, ОАО Helicopters of Russia, ОАО Takticheskoye Raketnoye Vooruzhenie Corporation (Tactical Missiles Corporation), FSUE PO UOMZ, ОАО UMPO, ОАО NPO Saturn, Concern Avionics, ОАО Aviaexport Foreign Economic Association, etc.
Exposition will present a wide export product line of Su aircraft, Mi and Ka brand helicopters, AD systems, turbo-jet and turbo-shaft engines for combat aircraft and helicopters, advanced air-to-air missiles, airborne radar stations, radar target sight systems, a variety of airborne components, devices of land laboratory avionics tests of flying vehicles, systems of gathering, processing and analysis of flight information of flying vehicles.
Demo flights with participation of the Strizhi aerobatic team are expected to be shown during the Exhibition.
To coordinate and supervise participation of Russian defense enterprises, a Russian delegation was formed under the leadership of Deputy Director General of Rosoboronexport Alexander Mikheev, composed of officials from state authorities of the Russian Federation and enterprises of the military-industrial complex.
The FSMTC of Russia views AIRSHOW CHINA-2008 as important stage in development and strengthening of the military-technical cooperation, and associated business ties between Russia and its foreign partners.
Date of publication: 01.11.2008