The 17th meeting of the Sub-Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation of the Intergovernmental Commission on Cooperation between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation was held in Nur-Sultan.
The Kazakh side was chaired by the Vice Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Talgat Zhanzhumenov, the Russian side - by the Deputy Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation of Russia Vladimir Drozhzhov.
“A lot of joint work has been done to strengthen and develop military-technical cooperation between Kazakhstan and Russia. The pace of our work, first of all, is set by the understanding of the proximity of our peoples, the activities of the Heads and governments of our states aimed at the development of integration in the political and economic spheres, ”said T. Zhanzhumenov, opening the meeting.
Also, representatives of state bodies and leading defense enterprises of the two states took part in the work of the Sub-Commission, such as JSC "Petropavlovsk Heavy Machine Building Plant", JSC "Aircraft Repair Plant No. 405", LLP "Kazakhstan Aviation Industry", JSC "West Kazakhstan Machine-Building Company", Semey Engineering JSC, Tynys JSC, Paramount Kazakhstan Engineering LLP, Ural Plant Zenit JSC, Mechanical Engineering Plant named after CM. Kirov, JSC Rosoboronexport, JSC RSK MiG, JSC Russian Helicopters, JSC Concern VKO Almaz-Antey, PJSC UAC, JSC NPK Uralvagonzavod and others.
During the talks, the parties discussed about 50 issues of current and future bilateral cooperation in the military-technical sphere, including issues of mutual supplies, joint ventures, as well as localization of certain types of industries in Kazakhstan. The successful development of joint projects in our country to localize repair production and service maintenance of anti-aircraft missile systems, Mi-type helicopters for civil and military purposes, as well as armored vehicles was noted.
Kazakhstan and Russia agreed to continue the practice of setting up joint ventures for the production, repair and maintenance of high-tech weapons and military equipment, both for their own law enforcement agencies and for export to third countries.
As a result of the meeting, it was decided to study the issue of expanding the powers of the Subcommission and the creation of an intergovernmental Kazakh-Russian commission on military-technical cooperation.