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Over 50 Russian defense companies to take part in IDEX 2019 exhibition in UAE

Russia is expected to showcase its Aurus armored limousine during the exhibition

MOSCOW, February 15. /TASS/. More than 50 enterprises representing Russia’s defense industry will showcase their products during the IDEX 2019 international defense expedition in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on February 17-21, Russia’s state corporation Rostec said.

"For us, Middle Eastern and North African countries are extremely important markets where we implement numerous projects both in the civilian sector and in defense. During the IDEX-2019, more than 50 enterprises of Russia’s defense industry will demonstrate their projects. In total, about 1,000 exhibits will be on display, while certain weapons and military equipment will be showcased for the first time," Rostec Director General Sergei Chemezov said.

According to the press service of Rosoboronexport (part of Rostec corporation), Eastern nations account for almost a half of all Russian defense exports.

Apart from defense products, Russia will showcase its Aurus armored limousine, designed as part of the Kortezh project of cars for senior officials.