MOSCOW, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rosoboronexport federal state unitary enterprise will present more than a hundred samples of weapons and military equipment at the IDEF 2011 International Defence Industry Fair to be held for the second time in Istanbul in the period from 10th to 13th May 2011, paying special attention to needs of the Mediterranean states.
"We take into account the fact that some states in the region are NATO members. We also know from practice that all our systems can finely integrate with NATO standards. Moreover, some of them vastly outperform their competitors, or are totally unique. There are areas where we can establish much closer cooperation with many states in the region. This is why we consider the IDEF as a good venue for demonstration of our real achievements and advantages", - pointed out Anatoly Aksyonov, chief advisor to the director general of the Rosoboronexport, who heads the delegation of the company at the IDEF 2011.
At the Rosoboronexport stand specialists will be able to familiarise themselves with major helicopter systems such as the Mi-171Sh military transport helicopter which is in great demand worldwide, as well as the newest Ka-52 and Mi-28NE combat helicopters, and Mi-35M combat transport helicopter.
These days it is vital to have modern anti-air and anti-missile weapon systems. Visitors to IDEF 2011 will be able to get detailed information about the famous short-range Tor-M2E, medium-range Buk-M2E, and unique mobile long-range Antey-2500 ADMS.
The Tor-M2E combat capacity has increased practically twofold compared with its predecessor, raising also the capability of repelling mass strikes on a long front line.
Many countries in the region have lengthy coastlines; this is why Rosoboronexport will also promote at IDEF 2011 naval systems such as missile boats, patrol vessels and landing craft, coast guard cutters, torpedoes, mines and missiles, coastal surveillance systems, coastal mobile missile systems and diesel electric submarines.
Air cushion craft traditionally attract great attention of customers. Russia, a pre-eminent leader in this sector thanks to its more than half-a-century experience in building such vessels, will present at the exhibition the Murena-E landing craft boasting unique characteristics. The craft can take aboard one medium tank or three armoured vehicles. The Murena-E can carry 130 troops with their weapons, instead of the equipment, when removable seats are fitted on its deck. Two gas turbine engines rated at 20,000 hp allow the craft to develop a speed of up to 55 knots. Among other advantages of this Russian craft, experts point to a powerful enough weapons set: two 30-mm AK-306 type automatic artillery mounts with fire control system and eight Igla type man-portable air defence missile systems.
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