Azerbaijan represented at IDEX-2015

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Azerbaijan’s emergency situations, defense, defense industry ministers and the state border service chief are attending the exhibition in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi. Rashad Suleymanov -APA. The capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi hosts the international defense exhibition IDEX-2015.

Azerbaijan’s Defense Industry Ministry is represented with a stand at the exhibition, which brought together up to 1,500 companies from various countries, APA reports.

The Azerbaijani Defense Industry Ministry’s stand showcases over 180 products, including firearms, artillery systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, ammunition of different calibers and others.

The firearms and ammunition manufactured by Azerbaijan attracted interest from the foreign military men.

The exhibition is being attended by the representatives of the armed forces and defense ministers from the UAE, the region and various other countries.

The NAVDEX-2015 naval technologies and the UMEX-2015 unmanned technologies exhibitions are also held along with the IDEX.   

Azerbaijan is represented at the exhibition by a delegation headed by the Azerbaijani Defense Industry Minister Yaver Jamalov.

Minister Jamalov is scheduled to meet with his counterparts from a number of countries as part of the exhibition.

The exhibition is also being attended by the Azerbaijani delegations led by Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov, the Emergency Situations Minister, Colonel-General Kemaleddin Heydarov, and the Chief of the State Border Service, Colonel-General Elchin Guliyev.

After the official opening of the exhibition, the Azerbaijani delegation reviewed the stand of the Defense Industry Ministry and was informed about the local products.

Minister of the Defense Industry, Yaver Jamalov, told APA that Azerbaijan’s stands displays over 180 products.

“Azerbaijan and the UAE plan to cooperate in the defense industry. A few weeks ago, we had talks with the UAE delegation in Baku. A number of Azerbaijan’s products are intended to be tested here. In general, the Arab region opens up new prospects for Azerbaijan,” Minister Jamalov noted.

Jamalov said the ministry will soon commission five new production units, one of which will for the first time manufacture ammunitions for tanks and artillery means in order to eliminate Azerbaijan’s dependence on foreign countries.

Chief of the State Border Service, Colonel General Elchin Guliyev highly assessed the quality of local-made cartridges

Azerbaijan also attended the IDEX 2011.

The officials of Azerbaijan and UAE had talks as part of the exhibition.