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Feb 26, 2015

UVZ presented novelties at the IDEX 2015 Exhibition

Uralvagonzavod, Scientific and Production Corporation headed by Oleg Sienko, Director, CEO, participates in the IDEX 2015 International exhibition in Abu Dhabi (UAE).

Apart from Nizhniy Tagil Uralvagonzavod the delegation also included representatives of the following companies: Omsktransmash, Uraltransmash, Uraltrak Chelyabinsk Tractor Works, Burevestnik Central Research and Development Institute, Plant No. 9.

On its stand with the total area of 185 m2 the corporation presented a full-scale specimen of the modernized Т-90Сtank specially furnished for Arabic states. For the first time ever at the international exhibitions the specimen is presented statically inside the pavilion that allowed the participants and guests of the exhibition to see all its characteristics in friendly environment.

Oleg Sienko told journalists about huge perspectives of the Т-90МСtank at the Middle East armament market. According to him, the armored fighting vehicle has successfully passed tests in one of the states. «The tank made a good show of itself under the conditions of high dust pollution», - the head of the corporation said.

«Currently, the United Arab Emirates and other potential customers from the states of the region are examining our weapons and military equipment. I am sure about the tank’s great potential and that it will be in demand for the Middle East armies», -Sienko said at the IDEX 2015 armament exhibition.

Besides the tank, the exhibition visitors for the first time saw the uninhabited combat module with quick firer of a caliber equal to 57 mm developed by  Burevestnik, Central Research and Development Institute  with integrated wheeled chassis 8х8 developed by the company EMRATES DEFENCE TECHNOLOGY (UAE). High performance guns are able to fire air and land targets. It is possible to install an artillery mounton the modernized and new equipment.

At the UVZ stand Denis Manturov, Minister of Trade and Industry of the RF, told about the artillery system and plans for development in cooperation with UAE. «If we speak about the military and technical cooperation, what is meant is not just the supply of our equipment to the UAE, but first of all the creation of joint ventures and commonly-produced goods», - the Minister said.

The newest developments of the corporation, including full-scale specimen and display models arouse much interest in the exhibition visitors. The stand of UVZ Corporation was visited by His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Sudan Minister of Defense, Kuwait Deputy Chief of Defense, Lebanon Deputy Chief of Defense and other foreign delegations.