20:32 GMT16 June 2021
Listen Live
    Get short URL
    0 144

    Russia's United Shipbuilding Corporation will hold talks with foreign partners on Tornado corvettes during the ongoing KADEX-2016, the manufacturer's Vice President Igor Ponomarev said Thursday.

    ASTANA, June 2 (Sputnik) — Russia's United Shipbuilding Corporation will hold talks with foreign partners expressing interest in its Tornado corvettes Scorpion gun boats during the ongoing KADEX-2016 military hardware exhibition in Kazakhstan, the manufacturer's Vice President Igor Ponomarev said Thursday.

    KADEX-2016 is a biannual event and has been held since 2010. The fourth exhibition, taking place on June 2-5 in Astana, is attended by over 300 military equipment producers from around the world showcase aircraft and space technologies, army and navy armaments, air defense systems, IT technologies and robotic systems and military equipment utilizing alternative energy sources. A total of 40 Russian companies are attending the event.

    "At KADEX-2016, we expect interest in the missile boat equipped with the Kalibr-NK cruise missile system, built on the basis of the Project 21632 Tornado Buyan-class corvette, as well as the new Project 12300 Scorpion and project 22500 gun boats and project 12701 Alexandrit coastal minesweepers," Ponomarev told RIA Novosti.

    The project Project 21632 Tornado corvette is an export version of Project 21630, One of the Russian Navy's newest corvettes, with the first vessel of the class joining Russia's Caspian flotilla in 2006. The Scorpion missile and gun boat is designed for coastal border patrols and vessels of the project are still under construction.


    Russian Small Submarine Piranha-T to Be Presented at KADEX-2016
    Russia to Show Infauna Warfare Vehicle to Foreign Clients at KADEX-2016
    Mi-35M and Co.: Russia to Showcase Helicopters at KADEX Exhibition
    Kalashnikov Concern to Showcase UAVs at KADEX Military Hardware Exhibition
    corvette, exhibition, military, KADEX-2016, Kazakhstan, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion