Press release
IDEF 2013 International Defence Industry Fair

IDEF 2013 International Defence Industry Fair will be held in Istanbul (Turkey) from 7 May to 10 May 2013.

Total area of the Fair is 80 000 sq. m.

525 companies from 42 countries will take part in the Fair.

The largest expositions will be presented by Turkey (170 companies), the USA (39 companies), Germany (35 companies), France (29 companies), and the UK (29 companies).

Rostechnologii State Corporation is the organizer of the combined Russian exposition.

Military products will be showcased by 2 Russian organisations, such as Rosoboronexport OAO and PO Novosibirsk Instrument-Making Plant OAO, which demonstrate 170 exhibits of arms and military vehicles of different functions, including:

Helicopters – Mi-171SH military transport helicopter, Mi-28NE attack helicopter, Ka-52 Ka-52 all-weather combat helicopter, and Ka-226T light multi-role helicopter;
ADMS facilities and systems – S-300VM (Antey-2500) air defence missile system, Buk-М2E and Tor-М2E air defence missile system, Pantsir-S1 surface-to-air missile, and anti-aircraft artillery weapon system;
Land forces vehicles – Т-90S tank, BMP-3M infantry combat vehicle, BTR-80 and BTR-80А amphibious armoured personnel carriers, Smerch Multiple Launch Rocket System, Kornet-E and Metis-M1 anti-tank missile systems, Мsta-С 152 mm self-propelled howitzer, Nona-S 120 mm self-propelled mortar system, Vena self-propelled automated mortar system;
Naval system and equipment – Gepard-3.9 Frigate, Murena-E air-cushion storm boat of 12061E project, Mangust high-speed patrol boat of 12150 project.
Besides, visitors will get acquainted with information about samples of modern multi-service and special purpose small arms, thermal imaging devices, range finders, and target indicators.
Ministry of Defence of Russia made decision to second Bora Class Guided Missile Air Cushion Ship available with the Black Sea fleet for an informal visit to Istanbul.
On 8 May 2013, Deputy Minister of Defence of the Turkish Republic is expected to visit the ship.

To represent officially the Russian Federation at IDEF 2013, the delegation headed by Deputy Director of FSMTC of Russia M.V. Petukhov was formed.

FSMTC of Russia expresses hope that the Show will help exchange mutually beneficial experience, and reach new arrangements in the military and technical cooperation.

Date of publication: 06.12.2013




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