National Academy of Sciences of Belarus


NAS of Belarus exhibits unmanned aerial vehicles at KADEX-2018 in Kazakhstan

The NAS of Belarus exhibited unmanned aerial vehicles at the 5th International Exhibition of Weapons Systems and Military Equipment KADEX-2018, which was held in Astana (Republic of Kazakhstan) on May 23-26, 2018.

The Scientific and Production Center of Multifunctional Unmanned Systems of the NAS of Belarus demonstrated the mock-ups of the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) "Busel M40", "Busel M50", "Burevestnik", "Yastreb", airship UAV as well as the full-size model of the reconnaissance and combat UAV "Burevestnik MB", all of which are produced in series. The visitors were greatly interested in the technologies for the creation and production of unmanned aerial systems for various purposes and in their application. They also appreciated the high level and tactical characteristics of the products.

At the KADEX-2018, Beibut Atamkulov, Minister of Defense and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, met Anatoliy I. Nichkasov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Kazakhstan, and Yury F. Yatsyna, Director of the Republican Unitary enterprise "SPC of Multifunctional Unmanned Systems". The parties discussed the implementation of the mandate protocols issued by the Republic of Belarus and Kazakhstan leaders, the ongoing cooperation in the field of unmanned aerial vehicles and other promising projects. The Minister of Defense and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan Beibut Atamkulov expressed his personal gratitude to the Chairman of the NASB Presidium Vladimir Gusakov for the development of this cooperation and for the active participation of the SPC of Multifunctional Unmanned Systems of the NAS of Belarus in the exhibition.

The delegation of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan led by the Minister of Defense Colonel General Saken A. Zhasuzakov also visited the stand of the enterprise. The Minister of Defense confirmed his interest in further collaborating with the Belarusian enterprises in the sphere of unmanned aircraft systems, including the reconnaissance and combat ones. He invited the enterprise to participate in military competitions of unmanned aerial vehicles, which are to be held in Kazakhstan in July-August 2018.