FOR MILITARY-TECHNICAL COOPERATION
(FSMTC of Russia)
From 27 to 30 April 2009, Istanbul (the Turkish Republic) will host the International Defense Industry Fair IDEF 2009.
The Exhibition has been held biennially since 1993 under the auspices of the Ministry of Defense of Turkey.
IDEF 2009 is sponsored by the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation and TUYAP Fairs and Exhibitions Organization Inc.
Topical areas of the Exhibition are army, naval, and air arms and military equipment, aerospace technologies, transport support and logistics elements, and army support materiel.
Russia has been an IDEF participant since 1995. The Rostekhnologii State Corporation is designated as sponsor of the Russian exposition. Information about military purpose products will be provided by 2 Russian companies, such as FSUE Rosoboronexport and FSUE GNPP Bazalt. The Russian exposition will be focused on the most promising areas of the Russian –Turkish military and technical cooperation. It will present the information about up-to-date air defense missile systems (S-400, Triumph, С-300VM, Тор-М2E, Buk-М1-2, Iskander-E), and a wide range of helicopters. A part of exhibits will show naval equipment (diesel-electric submarines, surface ships, guided-missile, patrol, coast defense, and customs boats), armored vehicles, artillery missile systems, small arms, etc.
The Russian exposition will offer an opportunity for participants and guests of the Exhibition to be introduced to performance features of the Russian arms and satisfy themselves in their advantages and benefits as compared with foreign analogues.
To ensure official representation of the Russian Federation at the Exhibition, the FSMTC of Russia by its Order created a Russian delegation headed by А.V. Aksionov, Chief Advisor for the FSUE Rosoboronexport General Director. A Russian Defense Ministry delegation composed of V.A. Popovkin, Chief of Armaments of the Russian Federation Armed Forces, Deputy Defense Minister of the Russian Federation, and D.A. Chushkin, Deputy Defense Minister of the Russian Federation.
FSMTC of Russia views IDEF 2009 as landmark in strengthening military and technical cooperation and associated business relationships with foreign partners.
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Date of publication: 06.11.2009