23 july 2018 News

Shvabe finalized Malaysian DSA 2018

For ‘Rosoboronexport’ national exposition, Shvabe Holding presented high-tech devices and systems for aviation, space, ground forces and the navy. The government delegation of Malaysia got acquainted with Russian dual-use products.

The Shvabe stand was visited by Hishamuddin Hussain, the Minister of Defense of Malaysia, Abdul Rahman Abbas, the Governor of the Penang State of Malaysia, as well as the Russian Ambassador to Malaysia Valery Yermolov. Delegations sized the possibilities of a drone with a new version of the "all-seeing" SWIR camera on board: the complex has no analogues in the Russian Federation and is designed to response to emergencies, for anti-terrorism, search, rescue and special operations.

"Kuala Lumpur is one of the largest cities in the Asia-Pacific region, which is of significant economic interest for us, as an exporter. We see great prospects in development of bilateral cooperation with Malaysia and other countries of the APR in respect of civil and special products. The results of the meetings and negotiations that have taken place are a good indicator that this interaction will reach a new level in the foreseeable future. Today's 21% export share   in the revenue will start growing significantly due to supplies to the countries of the Asia-Pacific Region, "said Dmitry Zhidkov, Deputy General Director of Shvabe.

SWIR-camera, which was one of the key exhibits of Shvabe Holding, was first introduced in South-East Asia on DSA 2018. The portable camera visualizes the IR image in the range of 0.9-1.7 μm. Along with the delegation of Malaysia interest in this Russian development was shown by China, Japan, Singapore, Canada, Italy, Turkey and other countries.

Representatives of Malaysia and other states, mostly of this region, also had a look at the latest aiming systems for armored vehicles, prized the sights for small arms, binoculars with image stabilization, as well as night vision devices and other products.

At DSA 2018, one of the world's largest exhibitions on defense and security, Shvabe Holding presented about 30 products manufactured by six enterprises: the Orion, the Vologda Optical and Mechanical Plant, Krasnogorsk Plant named after S.A Zverev, Lytkarino Optical Glass Plant, Zagorsk Optical and Mechanical Plant and the State Institute of Applied Optics.