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Russian defense contractor to feature modern air defense systems at Malaysian air show

The aerospace show will be held on Langkawi Island on March 21-25

MOSCOW, March 14. /TASS/. The Russian defense contractor Almaz-Antey Group will feature military and civil products at the LIMA-2017 international maritime and aerospace exhibition in Malaysia, the Group’s press office said in a statement obtained by TASS on Tuesday.

"The Asian market was and continues to be extremely important for the Group," Almaz-Antey Deputy CEO for Foreign Economic Activity Vyacheslav Dzirkalin was quoted as saying in the statement.

"Over the past few years, we have managed to expand cooperation with countries of the region both in the sphere of armaments and in the sphere of civil output," he said.

Almaz-Antey’s demonstration stand at the Malaysian aerospace show will feature the mock-ups of S-400 Triumf, S-300VM Antey-2500 long-range air defense systems, Buk-M2E medium-range surface-to-air missile complexes, Tor-M2E, Tor-M2K and Tor-M2KM short-range air defense systems and a self-propelled antiaircraft missile complex from among Tunguska-M1 and Shilka-M4 systems.

During the aerospace show, the Russian defense enterprise will also focus on promoting services for the repair, maintenance and upgrade of air defense systems earlier supplied to the region, as well as the services for training foreign specialists in carrying out this work.

Besides, Almaz-Antey’s demonstration stand will feature information on the possibilities of the Group’s enterprises for the production of shipborne antiaircraft missile systems, air reconnaissance radar stations and automated control systems.

The aerospace show will be held on Langkawi Island on March 21-25.