5th international exhibition KADEX 2018 is held in Kazakhstan
The fifth international exhibition of weapons systems and military equipment, KADEX 2018, is held in Kazakhstan. Over 300 leading world manufacturers from 30 neighboring countries and beyond presented their latest military equipment. The participants are from Belgium, Brazil, Germany, Israel, India, Spain, the United States and other countries. Kazakh top defense industry enterprises also participated in the large-scale event. The scope of their products includes airplanes and helicopters, drones and space technologies, weapons and armored vehicles, communications systems and robotics. Kazakh defense industry has a lot to exhibit.
ASSET KURMANGALIYEV, CHAIRMAN, KAZAKHSTAN ENGINEERING:
- Our products range includes aviation equipment, armored vehicles, reconnaissance systems as well as rocket fuel. Our export geography currently includes the Russian Federation, Mongolia and Uzbekistan, and we are currently working on exporting our products to the neighboring Central Asian countries.
OLEG BARASHKOV, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMPLEX OF IT APPLICATIONS, RUSSIA:
- At the KADEX 2018 exhibition, we are presenting the reconnaissance, control and communication complex 83t215, which is the automated units control system. It allows organizing communications system within a unit with the aim of unit control and data transmission for intelligence purposes. It constantly provides the commander with information about the location of the personnel and their physical state.
Kazakhstan’s largest manufacturer presented a modernized medical evacuation vehicle at the exhibition. The armored vehicle is based on the light armored multipurpose vehicle. It is designed to provide medical first aid and evacuate the injured from the battlefield.
YERZHAN KARIMOV, DIRECTOR GENERAL, N811 AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE PLANT:
- We have modernized the vehicle by increasing the landing compartment and installing equipment and additional medical equipment. If necessary, the vehicle can transport five injured people in lying position and eight people in seated position. This machine is also equipped with a winch of up to 100 meters and thermal imagery devices.
An international forum “Days of Space in Kazakhstan” is an important event at this year’s exhibition. For the first time, a separate pavilion dedicated to the achievements of domestic and international space industry development was presented at KADEX. Official delegations from over 40 countries participate in the exhibition. As a result of the event, participants are expected to sign over 50 cooperation agreements. They will strengthen international cooperation and partnership among domestic and foreign companies.