The seventh edition of the special operations and homeland security exhibition and conference SOFEX-2008 will take place March 31 - April 3 at the King Abdullah I Airbase in Marka.

The biennial Exhibition has been held since 1996 under the patronage of the King of Jordan Abdullah II, it is a dedicated exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa. A thematic agenda of the Exhibition is arms, military hardware, equipment and engineering facilities for carrying out special operations.

Russia will participate as a single national exposition to be organized by FSUE Rosoboronexport, including defense enterprises such as FSUE GNPP Bazalt, FSUE PO Novosibirsk
Instrument-Making Plant, ОАО Kazan Optical-Mechanical Plant, ОАО Podolsk Electromechanical Plant, ОАО Electromashina, ОАО Izhevsk Mechanical Plant Kupol. Russian defense enterprises will present information about more than 340 MPP brands.

Russian defense enterprises will introduce to participants and visitors of the Exhibition advantages, high combat capabilities, and reliability of the Russian weapons.

To coordinate and supervise participation of Russian defense enterprises, a Russian delegation was formed under the leadership of FSMTC of Russia Deputy Director M.V. Petukhov, composed of officials from state authorities of the Russian Federation, and enterprises of the military-industrial complex.

The FSMTC of Russia views SOFEX – 2008 as important stage in development and strengthening of the military-technical cooperation, and associated business ties between Russia and its foreign partners, and, above all, Latin American countries.

Date of publication: 25.03.2007




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