This agreement was reached during negotiations between the Ministry of Digital Development, Defense and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan with representatives of the leading defense-industrial companies of Belarus on the sidelines of the IX International Exhibition of Military Equipment and Armaments "MILEX-2019", which is taking place these days in Minsk ... In particular, the production of radar equipment, as well as optoelectronic products at Kazakhstani enterprises will be localized.
Along with this, the issues of mastering aircraft repair technologies at the aviation technical center in Nur-Sultan by the Kazakhstan Aviation Industry LLP were discussed with the Belarusian and Russian aircraft repair enterprises.
Note that at the MILEX-2019 exhibition, the Kazakh delegation is headed by Talgat Zhanzhumenov, First Vice Minister of Digital Development, Defense and Aerospace Industry. A single national exposition of domestic defense industry enterprises is represented by samples of military equipment produced in the country. One of its components were the models of armored wheeled vehicles "Arlan", "Alan" and "Barys", developed using MRAP technology (mine resistant ambush protected), which aroused particular interest of the exhibitors. The unique MRAP technology allows the production of armored vehicles with enhanced mine protection for the needs of the army and special forces. So, the presented technique is capable of withstanding an explosion of up to 10 kg in TNT equivalent, and is designed to repel an intense ballistic attack. The vehicles produced in Kazakhstan also have high maneuverability and maneuverability, provide protection for the crew and troops from mines and ambush attacks. At the Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering plant, they can produce more than 120 units per year, and are able to meet the demand of foreign customers. This enterprise is the only manufacturer in Central Asia using MRAP technology. The models have already been demonstrated at the KADEX 2018 exhibition in Astana and a number of exhibitions and conferences in Kazakhstan. The conclusion of the first export contract is scheduled for this year.
During the exhibition, representatives of over 30 countries got acquainted with the Kazakh exposition, where the products of such domestic manufacturers as: JSC "Tynys" - personal protective equipment (body armor); LLP “Kazakhstan Aselsan Engineering” - portable, mobile and stationary radio stations; JSC "West Kazakhstan Machine-Building Company" - a universal slewing support device that allows you to install weapons on off-road vehicles; Alma DK LLP is a non-lethal weapon.
As noted by First Vice Minister of Digital Development, Defense and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan Talgat Zhanzhumenov , in addition to the primary task of the military-industrial complex of Kazakhstan to provide the army and special structures with military equipment and equipment, domestic enterprises also face the task of promotion of domestic products in international markets.
Along with the presentation of the achievements of the domestic defense-industrial complex, the Kazakh delegation took part in a meeting of the Business Council at the Interstate Commission for Military-Economic Cooperation of the CSTO, the Coordination Council of the authorized bodies of the CSTO member states on advertising and exhibition activities. To exchange experience and expand international cooperation in the military-technical sphere, bilateral meetings were held with representatives of the military-industrial complex of foreign countries.
For reference : The IX International Exhibition of Arms and Military Equipment "MILEX-2019" is held every two years, is one of the demanded platforms for demonstrating products of the military-industrial complex of the CIS countries and neighboring countries.