On 7 November, Bangkok, Kingdom of Thailand, welcomed the opening of the International Asian Exhibition and Conference DEFENSE & SECURITY 2007.
Since 1985, a biennial International Defense and Security Exhibition under the patronage of the Defense Ministry has been held in the grounds of the Impact Exhibition & Convention Centre, Muang Thong Thani.
More than 250 exhibitors from 25 countries will present a wide range of military purpose products for all types of armed forces.
Products of the Russian defense industry will be offered as a combined exposition of about 200 sq. m by the following companies: FSUE Rosoboronexport, FSUE PO Uralvagonzavod, ОАО Izhmash Concern, ОАО Motovilikhinskie Plants, FSUE Splav GNPP, ОАО Arzamassky Machine-Building Plant, ОАО MNIIERE Altair, and NPP Project-Tekhnika.
Russian enterprises will show a wide range of export weapons and military hardware of land forces, including a variety of armored vehicles, multiple launch rocket systems, missile and artillery systems, AD systems, radar surveillance devices, small arms, and special weapons. Simultaneously, the Russian exposition includes sections of navy and air vehicles.
Arms market of the South East Asian countries has a significant potential and remains for Russia as one of the largest regions for arms export. The Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation of Russia views the International Exhibition DEFENSE 2007 as important stage in development and strengthening of the military-technical cooperation, and associated business ties between Russia and Asian and Asia-Pacific countries.
Date of publication: 07.11.2007