The International Exhibition of Weapons Systems and Military Equipment (KADEX 2014) to be held from 22 to 25 May 2014 in Astana (the Republic of Kazakhstan).
Its organizer is the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Exhibition features land forces and navy arms and military equipment, aviation and air weapons, air defence systems and means, special-purpose weapons and equipment, IT-technologies, communications systems and means, logistic support equipment.
It is a biennial exhibition held since 2010. This year, 197 companies from 25 countries are expected to take part in the Exhibition.
The largest expositions will be displayed by Russia (68 companies), Kazakhstan (64 companies), Turkey (22 companies), Ukraine (21 companies), Belarus (16 companies). The Russian exposition will be showcased in Pavilion No. 3, covering the area of 573 sq. meters. The military-purpose products will be displayed by 34 organizations, including JSC “Rosoboronexport” (Moscow), OJSC “RPC “Uralvagonzavod” (Nizhny Tagil), “Almaz-Antey” Corp. (Moscow), PJSC “RAC “MiG” (Moscow), OJSC “RPA “Splav” (Tula), JSC “Tactical Missiles Corporation” Korolyov, Moscow Region), JSC “PA “UOMP” (Yekaterinburg), JSC SPA “Pribor” (Moscow), etc.
For the first time at KADEX 2014, OJSC “RPC “Uralvagonzavod” will demonstrate a full-scale model of ATOM heavy wheeled infantry fighting vehicle, and JSC “KAMAZ” will showcase Project Typhoon armoured vehicles with enhanced ballistic and mine protection: KAMAZ – 53949 and KAMAZ – 63969; KAMAZ – 4350, KAMAZ – 5350, KAMAZ – 6350 high-sided vehicles; KAMAZ – 43269 Vystrel lightly armoured vehicle, KAMAZ – 4208 crew bus.
Besides, large-sized models of the following aviation equipment will be displayed: MiG-29M2 fighter, 3D-visualization system, which is a part of STBP-29 specialized combat trainer (PJSC “RAC “MiG”), and Su-30SM aircraft (Irkut Corporation, from the stock of the Russian Ministry of Defence); armoured, engineering and motor vehicles: BMPT-72 tank support combat vehicle, 1I37E test vehicle, PTS-4 amphibious transporter (OJSC “RPC “Uralvagonzavod”); URAL 4320 VV armoured truck, URAL 63095 Typhoon-U multifunctional armoured truck, URAL 53099 Typhoon-U armoured truck, URAL 4320 high-sided vehicle, special-purpose vehicles mounted on Ural chassis (JSC “URAL Motor Vehicles Plant”).
The Russkiye Vityazi (Russian Knights) and Strizhi (Swifts) aerobatic teams will take part in the demonstration program of the Exhibition.
Information about Ka-52 reconnaissance and attack helicopter, Mi-35M transport combat helicopter, Mi-26 heavy transport helicopter, Mi-28NE combat helicopter, T-90S modernized tank, BMPT tank support combat vehicle, BMR-3M armoured mine clearing vehicle, BMP-3F infantry combat vehicle and other Russian modern materiel will be presented in the form of models, mockups, and other promotional material.
As part of the business program, the session of the Business Council at the Interstate Commission on military-economic cooperation of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and the session of the Coordination Council of the authorized bodies of CSTO member states on advertising and exhibition activity will be held.
The Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation expresses hope that the International Exhibition of Weapons Systems and Military Equipment KADEX 2014 will become a worthy demonstration of achievements of Russian military industrial complex enterprises and facilitate promotion of their products on the international arms market.
Date of publication: 09.12.2014