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    Russian Defense Concern Almaz-Antey Eyes Asia-Pacific Market: Deputy CEO

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    Russia's defense concern Almaz-Antey will participate in the Indo-Defense 2014 exhibition to demonstrate advantages of Russian-made weapons.

    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.

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