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MAKS 2017
International Aviation and Space Show
18 - 23 July 2017, Zhukovsky, Russia
 
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MAKS 2017: Russian MoD eyes improved variant of the Su-30SM fighter jet

MAKS 2017: Russian MoD eyes improved variant of the Su-30SM fighter jet
 
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Russia’s Ministry of Defense and Irkut Corporation are completing modernization of the Su-30SM multirole fighter. The upgraded version will be designated the Su-30SM1. Improvements will be made to avionics, and the aircraft will also be able to use the latest precision-guided weapons. According to experts, the upgraded Su-30SM1 will equal the fifth-generation aircraft in its capabilities, writes the newspaper Izvestia.
 

X-Control's "Chinook-like" Master Key UAV family debuts at MAKS 2017

X-Control's "Chinook-like" Master Key UAV family debuts at MAKS 2017
 
At MAKS 2017, a new China-based UAV manufacturer is disclosing a “Chinook-like” family of VTOL unmanned aerial vehicles. Designed by X-Control after years of research, the Master Key (Mk) family of UAVs features a unique tandem rotor design.
 

KRET spotlights new Khibiny-M EW system at MAKS 2017

KRET spotlights new Khibiny-M EW system at MAKS 2017
 
Russia’s Radio-Electronic Technologies Group (KRET) has unveiled an upgraded version of the Khibiny electronic warfare (EW) system, the Khibiny-M, at the MAKS 2017 international airshow. This relatively small system is mounted on the wingtips of the aircraft and makes it almost "invulnerable" to all modern means of defence and enemy fighters.
 

MAKS 2017: Kronstadt Group launches Orion-E MALE UAV

MAKS 2017: Kronstadt Group launches Orion-E MALE UAV
 
The Kronstadt Group designed the latest multifunctional Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Orion-E of Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) class for air reconnaissance. The presentation of the drone was held at the MAKS 2017 airshow in Zhukovsky near Moscow.
 

MAKS 2017: New MiG-35 fighter jet approved for export market

MAKS 2017: New MiG-35 fighter jet approved for export market
 
The advanced Russian-made Mikoyan MiG-35 multirole fighter jet has received an export certificate, Head of Russia’s Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation Dmitry Shugayev said during MAKS 2017 airshow.
 

New Mi-171Sh-VN Special Operations helicopter exhibited at MAKS 2017

New Mi-171Sh-VN Special Operations helicopter exhibited at MAKS 2017
 
The Russian Helicopters holding is exhibiting a new variant of the Mi-171Sh utility helicopter reconfigured for special operations and designated Mi-171Sh-VN. The helicopter was unveiled at the MAKS 2017 airshow at Zhukovsky outside Moscow.
 

MAKS 2017: Russia's first forward-swept wing trainer aircraft SR-10 made first public appearance

MAKS 2017: Russia's first forward-swept wing trainer aircraft SR-10 made first public appearance
 
Russia's first forward-swept wing trainer aircraft SR-10 made its first public appearance today at MAKS 2017 airshow, being held from 18-23 July at Zhukovsky air base. The development of the fully composite twin-seater began at the Modern Aviation Technologies (KB SAT) design engineering bureau in 2007. The initial engineering development model was presented at MAKS 2009 airshow, but in the following years the project encountered financial problems.
 

MAKS 2017: Russian Helicopters exhibits prototype of the VRT30 unmanned convertiplane

MAKS 2017: Russian Helicopters exhibits prototype of the VRT30 unmanned convertiplane
 
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Russian Helicopters Group, part of Russia’s Rostec state hi-tech corporation, has shown an experimental prototype of the VRT30 unmanned convertiplane at the MAKS 2017 international airshow.
 

MAKS 2017: New PD-12V engine to improve Mi-26 helicopter flight characteristics

MAKS 2017: New PD-12V engine to improve Mi-26 helicopter flight characteristics 
 
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The perspective Russian PD-12V engine will improve flight characteristics of Mi-26 transport helicopter, the United Aircraft Corporation told TASS at the MAKS-2017 air show.
 

New VRT300 "Arctic drone" emerges at MAKS 2017

New VRT300 "Arctic drone" emerges at MAKS 2017
 
The Russian Helicopters company for the first time displayed at MAKS 2017 air show the prototypes of helicopter drones VRT300 designed by the VP-Technologies Company, the press service of the holding said on Wednesday.
 

MAKS 2017: TsAGI presents HCA-LB heavy cargo aircraft project

MAKS 2017: TsAGI presents HCA-LB heavy cargo aircraft project
 
The Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, a member of the National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) is demonstrating the results of its scientific and experimental research at the MAKS airshow. Among others concepts is a mock-up of its "Heavy Cargo Aircraft Lifting Body" (HCA-LB) unveiled in January 2017.
 

MAKS 2017: VR-Technologies introducing VRT500 light multipurpose rotorcraft

MAKS 2017: VR-Technologies introducing VRT500 light multipurpose rotorcraft
 
At this 13th edition of the MAKS airshow, which opened today at Zhukovsky airfield, the first scale model of the VRT500 light multi-purpose helicopter was presented for the first time by Russian Helicopters' subsidiary VR-Technologies.
 

MAKS 2017: Iran's Defense Industries Organization unveils Sadid guided bomb

MAKS 2017: Iran's Defense Industries Organization unveils Sadid guided bomb
 
Iran's delegation chose this 13th edition of MAKS airshow, being held from 18-23 July at Zhukovsky airbase, to highlight a wide range of products from helicopters to UAVs and weapons. Among them is the new Sadid guided bomb, showcased by the country's Defense Industries Organization (DIO).
 

MAKS 2017: New Project A-050-742d ekranoplan emerges

MAKS 2017: New Project A-050-742d ekranoplan emerges
 
At MAKS 2017, the Russian company JSC Alexeyev’s Hydrofoil Design Bureau is showcasing for the first time a new concept of multipurpose ekranoplan, the Project A-050-742d ground effect vehicle (GEV). A multipurpose platform, this GEV is designed to carry passenger and/or cargo, explained the Design Bureau.
 

MAKS 2017: Rosoboronexport highlighting major part of its portfolio

MAKS 2017: Rosoboronexport highlighting major part of its portfolio
 
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Rosoboronexport, a member of Rostec, is taking part at the International Aviation and Space Show MAKS-2017 hosted by the Gromov Flight Research Institute in Zhukovsky, Moscow region, on July 18-23. The special arms exporter is a general partner of the event.
 

MiG-35 fighter jet stealing the show at MAKS 2017

MiG-35 fighter jet stealing the show at MAKS 2017
 
The International Aviation and Space Salon "MAKS" 2017, one of the world's largest aviation shows, kicked off today at the Gromov Flight Research Institute (LII) airfield in Zhukovsky with the new MiG-35 fighter jet stealing the show with its first public appearance.
 

MAKS 2017: Russian Helicopters to disclose new Mi-171Sh-VN helicopter variant

MAKS 2017: Russian Helicopters to disclose new Mi-171Sh-VN helicopter variant
 
The Russian Helicopters Holding of Rostec State Corporation will for the first time display the modernized military-transport Mi-171Sh-VN helicopter at the MAKS air show. It is designated for special task forces engaged in anti-terrorist operations, the press service of the holding said.
 

MAKS 2017: First public appearance for brand-new MiG-35 fighter jet

MAKS 2017: First public appearance for brand-new MiG-35 fighter jet
 
As Paris Air Show 2017 came to an end, Russian planemaker MiG announced that we will show our new product MIG-35 to general public for the first time at MAKS 2017. Last week, MiG corporation conducted a series of negotiations with potential customers on the delivery of the MiG-35 fighter jet, MiG said in a statement.
 

MAKS 2017: 140 foreign companies from 30 countries will attend the show

MAKS 2017: 140 foreign companies from 30 countries will attend the show
 
Ten countries have applied to open their national displays at the MAKS 2017 International Aviation and Space Show, Victor Kladov, Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Department at Rostec State Corporation, told journalists.
 

All major Russian Aerobatic Teams to perform at MAKS 2017 airshow

All major Russian Aerobatic Teams to perform at MAKS 2017 airshow
 
Aerial Display Teams of the Russian Aerospace Forces (RusAF) will be performing at the International Aviation and Space Show "MAKS 2017", which will be held at Zhukovsky Airfield, Russia. This decision has been made by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.