Russian «Uralvagonzavod» together with the French company Renault Truck Defence shown on the opening exhibition in Nizhny Tagil arms and ammunition Russian Arms Expo-2013 layout infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) of the future, said the CEO «Uralvagonzavod» Oleg Sienko.
«We have distributed our ability 50/50: French side box provided, engine, concept, fire control system, we — weapons, including the possibility of introducing our components and assemblies, — said A. Sienko, ITAR-TASS reported.
«Today we litsezreem exhibition car that will compete with those that are widely presented in international markets,» — said General Director, specifying that the submitted layout BMP — «shining example of international partnership in the criteria tough global competition.»
According to O. Sienko, unlike other machines in its class, coming armed with BMP 57-millimeter gun, which allows shooting at a distance of 16 km instead of 30-mm cannon, normally set on such BMP class, write «Announcements MIC «.
«With such mobility and firepower we expect that the car will be very much needed in the market. But this development, we attract not only the world markets, and work, at first, for our defense industry, «- he said.
According to the CEO of the company, created a working group that is considering the introduction of the machines produced by «Uralvagonzavod» optical systems and thermal imagers French company SAGEM.
«Today, considering the possibility of creating a joint venture with the French side for the localization of these products in Russia, — he said. — In some advanced countries with which we compete, we often have trouble with the supply of components and assemblies to avoid the political component in the nuance of this joint venture is necessary. «
Russian Arms Expo — International exhibition of arms, military equipment and ammunition, held since 1999 every two years in Nizhny Tagil, Sverdlovsk region at the site «Prospector» Nizhny Tagil Institute of Metal tests.
It alternates with the international exhibition remedies Russian Defence Expo, which takes place at the site «Prospector» and every two years.
This year, the exhibition also promised to introduce a new tank «Armata» and tank support combat vehicle «Terminator.» In addition, guests will be able to see the show program, in which every day will be conducted live firing of weapons Ground Forces.