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30.12.2015

PRESS-RELEASE

Rosoboronexport to start promoting Uran-9 combat robotic system

In 2016 Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will begin to promote the Uran-9 combat multipurpose robotic system in the international market.

Uran-9The Uran-9 is designed to provide remote reconnaissance and fire support to combined arms, recon and counter-terror units. It consists of two recon and fire support robots, a tractor for their transportation and a mobile control post.

The armament of the recon and fire support robots includes the 30mm 2A72 automatic cannon, a coaxial 7.62mm machine gun and Ataka ATGMs. The armament mix may vary depending on customer requirements.

The robots are fitted with a laser warning system and target detection, identification and tracking equipment.

The Uran-9 will be particularly useful during local military and counter-terror operations, including those in cities. Its use will significantly reduce personnel casualties. Uran-9

“Russian developers possess all of the required competencies to create modern military robotics that will be in demand on the international market. This is a fast-growing segment of the arms market, so Rosoboronexport will develop and implement a long-term marketing strategy for promoting such pieces of hardware, including as part of integrated security projects,” said Boris Simakin who heads the Analysis and Long-Term Planning Department at Rosoboronexport.

 

 

 

Rosoboronexport, a subsidiary of the Rostec Corporation, is the sole state-owned arms trade company in the Russian Federation authorized to export the full range of military and dual-purpose products, technologies and services. Founded on 4 November, 2000, Rosoboronexport is now one of the leading world arms exporters to the international market. Its share in Russia's military exports exceeds 85 percent. Rosoboronexport’s order book stands currently at $45 billion. Rosoboronexport cooperates with more than 700 enterprises and organizations in the Russian defence industrial complex. Russia maintains military technical cooperation with more than 70 countries around the world.

Rostec Corporation is a Russian corporation established in 2007 to support development, manufacturing, and exports of high tech defense and civilian products. It includes 663 companies. Today these companies are grouped in 9 defense and 6 civilian holdings. There are also 32 directly controlled companies. Such famous brands as AutoVAZ, KAMAZ, Russian Helicopters, VSMPO-AVISMA and others are on Rostec’s portfolio. Rostec companies are present in 60 constituencies of the Russian Federation, and export products to over 70 countries. In 2014 Rostec’s revenue amounted to 964,5 bln. rubles. Its tax liabilities exceeded 147,8 bln. rubles.