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    Kazakhstan Armed Forces

    Post  zg18 on Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:05 am

    Kazakhstan Armed Forces video from parade rehearsal


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    Post  cheesfactory on Thu Apr 23, 2015 10:19 am

    Thanks for vid zg18.
    The BTR-82 and TOS-1 look's hard to the core thumbsup
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    Post  zg18 on Fri May 08, 2015 12:40 am

    Kazakhstan Victory and Day of Armed Forces parade:

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    Post  George1 on Thu Aug 13, 2015 2:41 am

    Kazakhstan has received from Russia five battalions of S-300PS


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    Re: Kazakhstan Armed Forces

    Post  Khepesh on Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:04 pm

    Four BTR-80 sink in accident in Caspian sea during operation "Center-2015". Six BTR containing 52 soldiers were in the water about 150 meters out when the wind kicked up a high wave. Two BTR got to shore but four sunk with the loss of four soldiers, all conscripts. http://www.riasv.ru/entry/197449/
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    Post  Militarov on Tue Dec 08, 2015 5:33 am

    "The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, His Excellency Nursultan Nazarbayev visited the new state-of-the-art factory built by Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE) for the production of the world's most advanced armoured vehicles to meet the regional demand for land systems technologies. The visit by the President, who was accompanied by the Minister of Defence, Imangali Tasmagambetov, the Chairman of Paramount Group, Ivor Ichikowitz, and the Chairman of Kazakhstan Engineering, Yerlan Idrissov coincided with the start of production that will see the 15,000m2 factory achieve a capacity of more than 200 vehicles per year and create 150 skilled jobs. KPE is the joint venture between Paramount Group, the African-based global defence and aerospace business, and Kazakhstan Engineering Distribution. The establishment of armoured vehicle manufacturing in Kazakhstan follows the technology transfer and local manufacturing model championed by Paramount Group globally, and realized through strategic alliances with governments and strong local partners.

    The Founder and Executive Chairman of Paramount Group, Ivor Ichikowitz said: "The Governments of South Africa and Kazakhstan have committed themselves to closer economic and industrial cooperation, through reciprocal visits of the Deputy Ministers of Foreign Affairs, and this new factory is the first concrete manifestation of our cooperation. We are confident that more will follow. We are privileged to enjoy the support of the President and his Government for this unique collaboration that is already driving a new wave of innovation in defence technologies and attracting interest in other parts of the world."

    "As a leading company in the global aerospace and defence industry, Paramount Group partners with countries such as Kazakhstan and co-invests in developing new manufacturing capabilities, transferring technologies, advancing skills development, and creating new products and services through long-term collaborations such as this one. We take pride in the contribution we make in working with Governments to improve security and the protection of their citizens and their sovereign territory. The factory has started the production of an indigenous version of Paramount Group's iconic armoured combat vehicle, the Marauder. The new winterised variant of the Marauder, called Arlan, was designed and developed following extensive collaboration with the Kazakhstan military and rigorous trials to meet the specific operational requirements of the Kazakhstan military. Chairman of Kazakhstan Engineering, Yerlan Idrissov said: "The KPE factory is designed for complete end-to-end fabrication and the local manufature of finished products. Through this investment we are actively going to create substantial local capability by training young engineers in armoured vehicles manufacturing and other skills.



    "We have a total of 70 personnel now and will reach around 120 over coming months. Our intention is for the factory to serve the local and regional markets." Ichikowitz concluded: "Few countries have created strong economies without a robust defence industrial complex, and globally we are working with governments to reap not only the benefits of increased security and stability, but also the economic growth dividend achieved by a home-grown defence industry." "Kazakhstan has established an outstanding investor-friendly climate, and together with the high levels of skills and the government's vision of a diversified high tech economy, the country has proven to be an ideal partner for us. There are significant synergies, capabilities and innovation within our partnership and we are very excited by the joint Research and Development (R&D) and production that we are undertaking. "

    Kazakhstan Engineering JSC, Paramount Group (SA) and LLC Kazakhstan Engineering Distribution are the participants of the project. Paramount Group is one of the leading designers and manufacturers of armoured vehicles and other land forces systems in the world."


    Source: http://www.armyrecognition.com/december_2015_global_defense_security_news_uk/paramount_group_of_south_africa_opens_new_armoured_vehicles_factory_in_kazakhstan_10612153.html

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    Post  wilhelm on Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:59 am

    Very good. So the Mbombe vehicle looks like it will be inducted into Kazakhstan service.
    Any idea on how many will be ordered?
    That is the unmanned TRT-30 30mm turret  on the vehicle.....I wonder whether any other versions will be looked at.
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    Post  Militarov on Thu Dec 17, 2015 12:10 am

    "Kazakhstan will start assembling armored vehicles as part of a joint venture with a South African company soon, with a factory scheduled to be constructed in Astana by the end of this year, local media have reported. The vehicles, slated both for local use and for export, are the latest products in Kazakhstan’s burgeoning defense industry.



    The «Arlan» Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle will produce at Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering and is the version of the «Marauder» is an armoured, mine-protected vehicle that is produced by Paramount Group in South Africa. A number of reports have suggested that Kazakhstan would be exporting the vehicles to Azerbaijan, Brazil, and Gabon, but that appears to be mistaken; those are the countries that currently operate the Paramount vehicles. Azerbaijan is already producing its own Marauder and Matador (an armored personnel carrier) under its own joint venture with Paramount."


    Source: http://defence-blog.com/army/kazakhstan-arlan-mine-resistant-aarmor-protected-demonstration.html
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    Re: Kazakhstan Armed Forces

    Post  George1 on Thu Dec 24, 2015 1:17 pm


    Russia completes transfer of S-300 air defense systems to Kazakhstan — defense minister

    The project to transfer S-300 systems to Kazakhstan was completed, taking into consideration the fact that this is a weighty contribution to the integrated air defense system, Sergey Shoigu says

    MOSCOW, December 23. /TASS/. Russia has completed the project of gratuitous transfer of the S-300 air defense systems to Kazakhstan, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Wednesday.

    "We have completed the project to transfer without charge the S-300 air defense systems to Kazakhstan, taking into consideration the fact that this is a weighty, if not main, contribution to the integrated air defense system, which, one may say, has become a reality, and now its hardware component has been built up to the expected strength," Shoigu said during a meeting with Kazakh Defense Minister Imangali Tasmagambetov.

    The Russian minister noted that the transfer of the S-300 air defense system was even more relevant in the current environment, when various threats are observed near Kazakhstan’s border. "From different areas of the region and around the borders of the republic," he said.

    The defense ministers’ council of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a loose alliance of former Soviet republics, has also approved an action plan for the next year and a plan of measures on joint air defense system.

    "We have approved for 2016 a plan of work of the Defense Ministers' Council of the CIS countries and a plan of common steps on the joint air defense system," Shoigu said summing up the results of the meeting.

    At the meeting, the ministers revised a cooperation plan for troops of the joint air defense system and the documents regulating the work of the coordination committee on the air defense issues at the CIS Defense Ministers’ Council.

    A number of bilateral meetings were also held, Shoigu said. "During the talks, we discussed a broad range of issues of cooperation in the military and military-technical spheres. The plans of bilateral cooperation of the defense ministries were signed for the next year," he said.

    The participants of the meeting confirmed plans to further develop partnership based on the balance of common, regional and national interests.

    http://tass.ru/en/defense/846324


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    Re: Kazakhstan Armed Forces

    Post  George1 on Thu Dec 24, 2015 1:25 pm

    Kazakhstan has acquired six more Su-30SM



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    Post  Militarov on Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:29 pm

    "The Kazakhstan Air Force has accepted and taken delivery of Bell UH-1H-II Huey II ( “03 red” tail number) helicopters, reported press service of the Kazakh Defense Ministry.

    The message states that this is the United States to Kazakhstan gratis third aircraft UH-1 ‘Huey’ helicopter .UH-1 helicopter is a US company Bell Helicopter design and manufacture of a multipurpose military helicopter, superior performance, and the air reconnaissance ability.



    ‘Huey’ helicopters are widely used in a variety of exercises, including special tactical exercises as early as 2006 and 2007, Kazakhstan flight and technical personnel had to learn the theory of operation of the helicopter, and hands-on training.



    According to Kazakhstan’s state news agency reported that the helicopter is equipped with a T-53-L-703 engine, the power of 1800 hp, and also features an integrated navigation and electronic equipment. The maximum takeoff weight of 4762 kg, a top speed of 240 km Kazakhstan army will its main use of personnel transport (up to 12) and the transport of various materials, participating in the search and rescue operations."


    Source: http://defence-blog.com/news/kazakhstan-air-force-takes-delivery-uh-1-huey-helicopter-from-the-united-states.html
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    Post  d_taddei2 on Fri Apr 15, 2016 5:54 pm

    Militarov wrote:"The Kazakhstan Air Force has accepted and taken delivery of Bell  UH-1H-II Huey II ( “03 red” tail number) helicopters, reported press service of the Kazakh Defense Ministry.

    The message states that this is the United States to Kazakhstan gratis third aircraft UH-1 ‘Huey’ helicopter .UH-1 helicopter is a US company Bell Helicopter design and manufacture of a multipurpose military helicopter, superior performance, and the air reconnaissance ability.



    ‘Huey’ helicopters are widely used in a variety of exercises, including special tactical exercises as early as 2006 and 2007, Kazakhstan flight and technical personnel had to learn the theory of operation of the helicopter, and hands-on training.



    According to Kazakhstan’s state news agency reported that the helicopter is equipped with a T-53-L-703 engine, the power of 1800 hp, and also features an integrated navigation and electronic equipment. The maximum takeoff weight of 4762 kg, a top speed of 240 km Kazakhstan army will its main use of personnel transport (up to 12) and the transport of various materials, participating in the search and rescue operations."


    Source: http://defence-blog.com/news/kazakhstan-air-force-takes-delivery-uh-1-huey-helicopter-from-the-united-states.html

    is this USA trying to sweeten them up and hoping to secure some future deals??????

    also on deals i would scrap the 100x BTR-4 deal and just buy 100x BTR-82A


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    Post  d_taddei2 on Fri Apr 15, 2016 6:34 pm

    just wondering what peoples views are on Kazakh air force and what direction/and procurement they should aim for????

    current inventory (correct me if i am wrong) i wont cover transport as it seems they are currently replacing some of this with some western counterparts which is a shame, if only the Il-214 and Il-112 weren't ready now, hopefully they will wait and replace their An-26 and An-12 with these when there ready. Where is it states variant unknown i am guessing this will be a soviet version and possibly the base model.

    Mig-23 x3   (variant unknown)
    Mig-27 x12 (variant unknown)
    Mig-29 x39 (variant unknown)
    Mig-31 x29 (variant unknown)
    Su-24 x 25 (variant unknown)
    Su-25 x14 (x2 are UB trainers)
    Su-27 x 13 (variant unknown)
    Su-30SM x4

    Mi-24 x18 (variant unknown)

    L-39C x20


    i personally think the air force is a reasonable size but some upgrading and a small number of purchases are needed.

    the L-39C can be slowly replaced by Yak-130.
    Mi-24 upgraded to Mi-35M standard or new Mi-35M bought over time.
    Mig-29 upgraded to SMT or new M2 bought over time.
    Su-25 upgraded to SM or SM3
    Su-24 upgraded to M2.
    Su-27 upgraded to SM
    Mig-31 upgraded to BM

    i suspect that the Mig-23 are being used as trainers for the Mig-27, as for the Mig-27 these could be upgraded and kept for additional years or slowly replaced by Su-34 or Su-30SM even if they put the Mig-23 & 27 into storage and replaced them with only 8x Su-30SM add this to the existing 4 Su-30SM and this would be enough. Of course i wouldnt expect they get all their aircraft upgraded they could trim it down a bit and use the rest as trainers or spare parts. Below is the numbers i would upgrade minus trainers/ones kept for spares.

    Mig-29 x24
    Mig-31 x24
    Su-24 x24
    Su-25 x12
    Su-27 x12
    Mi-24 x16
    Su-30SM x12 (Mig-23/27 are put into storage and purchase 8 Su-30SM 4+8=12)
    L-39 x 16 (to be replaced by Yak130)

    so what would you suggest???????
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    Re: Kazakhstan Armed Forces

    Post  George1 on Sun Apr 17, 2016 1:52 pm

    Automatic Beretta ARX-160A2 for special operations forces of Kazakhstan.







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    Re: Kazakhstan Armed Forces

    Post  sepheronx on Sun Apr 17, 2016 2:44 pm

    Interesting, 7.62x39 variant.

    I wonder why Kazakhstan bothered with this rifle? Gotta be real expensive.
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    Post  Militarov on Thu May 05, 2016 3:29 am

    So apparently Kazakhstan wont hold parade in honor of May the 9th this year...
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    Post  max steel on Sun May 22, 2016 1:55 am

    Fifth Kazakh Coast Guard Sardar-class patrol vessel brings new capabilities




    Kazakhstan's Zenit Uralsk Shipyard launched the fifth Sardar (Project 22180)-class patrol vessel, Sarbaz (pennant 205), for the coastguard service on 29 April 2016.

    The ships are also known as the Project 0300 Bars-class patrol vessels.

    Construction on the ship began in early 2015; according to local media, the completed ship was transported from its building shed at Zenit to its launch site on the Chagan River on 26 April 2016.

    Sarbaz has a number of improvements over previous vessels in the class. A remotely operated AK-306 gun mount is fitted, instead of the crew-served 2M-3M gun mount with twin 14.5 mm machine guns. It also has a sonar set with a 1 km range for diver detection. Habitability improvements based on operational feedback from in-service vessels have also been incorporated, including a standalone desalination system, according to the shipyard's general director, Vyacheslav Valiev.

    The yard is also constructing one more Sardar-class vessel and two FC-19 interceptors for delivery to the coastguard before the end of 2018, according to Captain First Rank Sabyr Khasanov, the coastguard's chief of staff.

    The ice-strengthened Sardar-class ships, which are based on the Russian Project 22180 offshore supply vessel design from Severnoye Design Bureau, are generally around 42 m long, 7.8 m in beam, have a draft of about 2.5 m, and displace around 250 tonnes. The ships' propulsion system comprises two MTU 16V4000 M71 engines driving two 3-bladed propellers through ZF7550A gearboxes. The ships have waterline exhausts, instead of a funnel stack. Top speed is around 30 kt, while range is 1,200 n miles and endurance is 10 days.
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    Post  max steel on Thu Jun 02, 2016 12:52 am

    Kazakhstan will get its first Mi-35Ms this year

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    Post  DB1234 on Fri Jun 03, 2016 2:42 pm

    Kazakhstan has received a Pterodactyl-1 from China. Showed it off at KADEX

    https://www.nur.kz/1148074-na-chem-ezdit-letaet-kazakhstanskaya-ar.html





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    Post  Militarov on Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:55 pm

    "LLP «Kaztehnologii» unveils updated version of the «Grad» universal multiple rocket launcher at International Armament and Military-Technical Equipment Exhibition KADEX-2016, reported by military-informant.com.



    The new universal multiple rocket launcher is a new system that have improved range and more powerful warheads. The crew cabin is armoured and well protected. The 40 tube launcher is fitted with a pin point target system and has a maximum firing distance of 20.4 and 40 km depending on ammunition, that guarantees much more precision at greater distances. There is enough room for an additional 40 tube pack.

    Technical Specifications :

    Caliber – 122 mm
    Quantity of tube (guide) 40 pic
    Maximum firing range – 20.4 (40) km
    Time of full barrage -20 sec.
    Deployment time -50 sec.
    Leaving of fire position – 35 sec.
    Destruction accidental objective – 20 sec.
    Fuel distance – 500 km
    Weapon – machinegun – 7.62 mm
    Automatic preparing and fire control -ACSGF

    The new Kazakhstan universal multiple rocket launcher based on KAMAZ chassis. An entire barrage is fired in less than 20 seconds. After the test, it is expected that the updated system of multiple rocket launchers entered service Army Kazakhstan."


    Source: http://defence-blog.com/news/kaztehnologii-unveils-updated-version-of-the-grad-multiple-rocket-launcher-at-kadex-2016.html
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    Post  Militarov on Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:59 pm

    "Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering’s joint venture between Paramount Group and state-owned Kazakhstan Engineering has developed new «Barys» armored personnel carrier , reported by military-informant.com.

    The new «Barys» is a mine-resistant armor-protected personnel carrier with 8×8 configuration. «Barys» is are local variations of Paramount’s Mbombe armored personnel carrier. The Barys differs from the Mbombe 6 in that it offers the three crew and eight dismounts STANAG 4569 Level 4 ballistic and mine protection. The «Barys» will fitted Russian Baikal combat module. Baikal is the informal name for the AU-220M automated weapon station that is armed with a 57 mm gun developed by Burevestnik. The gun is said to be able to fire 120 rounds a minute out to a range of 12 km.



    The Barys has improved protection against landmines and IED blasts. This APC has mine protection comparable with that of MRAP vehicles. It do not has a typical V-shaped hull, but instead has an innovative flat bottom hull. This new design allowed to reduce height of the vehicle comparing with traditional MRAP vehicles.

    The Barys withstands a 10 kg TNT blast under any wheel or anywhere under the hull. Some sources claim that vehicle even withstands explosions equivalent to 14 kg of TNT under any wheel."

    Source: http://defence-blog.com/army/kazakhstan-develops-new-barys-armored-personnel-carrier.html
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    Post  George1 on Sat Jul 30, 2016 1:24 pm

    The new aircraft C295M for Kazakhstan











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    Post  Benya on Thu Aug 25, 2016 3:00 pm

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    Five battalions of S-300 air defense missile systems will enter in service with Kazakhstan army

    Kazakhstan will put five battalions of S-300 air defense systems on combat duty in the near future as part of the integrated regional air defense network with Russia, the commander of the Russian Aerospace Forces said Wednesday, Augsut 24, 2016.


    Soviet-made S-300PS TEL Transporter Erector Launcher

    In June 2016, Russia has announced the delivery of S-300PS air defense missile systems to Kazakhstan free of charge with an aim to strengthen the unified regional air defense system.

    Russia continues working on setting up a joint air defence system with all of its ex-Soviet military allies, including Kazakhstan, according military sources.

    Moscow has a joint air defence system in place with Belarus and Kazakhstan, and the agreement to create one with Armenia "is being considered for ratification" by the two countries' parliaments, said Nikolai Bordyuzha, the head of the Russia-led alliance of six countries, called CSTO.

    The Collective Security Treaty Organization, CSTO, is an intergovernmental military alliance that was signed on 15 May 1992. In 1992, six post-Soviet states belonging to the Commonwealth of Independent States—Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan—signed the Collective Security Treaty.

    The S-300PS (first generation) with NATO denomination SA-10B (Grumble B), is a more mobile alternative of the basic version of surface-to-air missile system S-300 PT, the principal difference resides, in the use of the chassis of a truck 8x8 MAZ-7910, on which the four launcher missile containers are mounted, contrary to S-300 PT which uses a tractor drawn trailer.

    The S-300 PS is also capable of destroying ballistic missile targets, and is regarded as one of the most potent anti-aircraft missile systems currently fielded Its radars have the ability to simultaneously track up to 100 targets while engaging up to 12. It has a maximum range of 75 km.

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    Post  George1 on Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:43 pm

    Photos of exercises of Kazakhstan special operations forces



















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    Post  George1 on Thu Oct 27, 2016 12:16 pm

    281 Squadron Air Force air defense of Kazakhstan fully equipped with military transport planes C295M







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