Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec State Corporation) has been actively promoting advanced Russian weapons and military equipment to the world arms market, which were presented during the solemn events dedicated to Victory Day commemorating the end of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.
Traditionally, military parades in Russia are not only a symbol of the memory of the Great Victory over fascism, but also a demonstration of the most advanced equipment produced by the country's defense industry. In 2022, dozens of models of domestically-made weapons and military equipment drove along the streets of Moscow and other cities of the country.
Russia’s main military parade took place on May 9 on Red Square in Moscow. According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the mechanized column included 131 units of modern military equipment, including T-14 Armata tanks, Typhoon-family MRAP wheeled armored vehicles fitted with various remote-controlled weapon stations, BTR-82A armored personnel carriers, an advanced wheeled armored personnel carrier based on the Boomerang platform, Uran-9 multifunctional tracked unmanned ground combat vehicle, Tornado-G multiple rocket launcher system, MSTA-S self-propelled howitzer, Buk-M3 and Tor-M2 SAM systems, S-400 air defense missile system.
In addition, dozens of airplanes and helicopters could be seen in the skies of Russian cities across the country during these May days, as part of numerous commemorative events and preparations for them, in particular, fifth-generation Su-57 fighters, Su-30SM super-maneuverable multifunctional fighters, Su-35S multirole super-maneuverable fighters, IL-76/78 military transport aircraft and tankers, Mi-28N and Ka-52 attack helicopters.
Solemn events were also held in a number of other countries, where it was possible to get acquainted, for example, with Tigr and Patrol special purpose armored cars, Kord heavy machine gun, 7.62-mm Pecheneg machine gun, 5.45-mm AK-12 Kalashnikov assault rifle, Orlan-10 multifunctional unmanned aircraft system, etc.
Export versions of the equipment showcased during the Victory Day celebration are available in the Rosoboronexport catalog. Rosoboronexport tracks global trends, new challenges and threats to security at various levels in a timely manner and, in close cooperation with the Russian defense industry, responds promptly to emerging market demands. In recent years emphasis has been placed on the development of proposals in the field of unmanned aircraft and robotics, AI-based high-tech products, precision guided ammunition.
In 2022, full-scale models of Russian weapons and military equipment exported by Rosoboronexport will be presented to journalists and specialized foreign professionals in the framework of the International Military-Technical Forum ARMY–2022 (August 15-21, Kubinka, rusarmyexpo.ru).