MOSCOW, October 31 (RIA Novosti) — Russia's defense concern Almaz-Antey will show off its cutting-edge anti-missile defense systems at the upcoming Indo-Defense 2014 in a bid to attract Asia-Pacific buyers, the company's Deputy CEO Arkady Nedashkovsky said Friday.
According to Nedashkovsky, the company took pride in a wide range of surface-to-air defense missile systems weapons it was going to showcase at the international exhibition, adding the Asia-Pacific arms market was "very important" for the Russian defense industry.
"Several countries in the region show interest in the concern's products, specifically our potential customers take interest in medium- and short-range air defense systems," Nedashkovsky was cited as saying by the Almaz-Antey press service.
The exhibition is scheduled to take place in Jakarta, Indonesia, from November 5-8.
"In Jakarta, the concern will unveil models, placards and multimedia films on such [anti-ballistic missile] systems as S-300VM, Tor-M2E, Tor-M2KM, Buk-M2E, and Komar missile turrets designed for Igla manpads," the Russian weapons-maker said in a statement Friday.
The arms producer hopes that the forthcoming exhibition will give it an edge over its competitors by highlighting the advantages of Russia-made weapons.