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Russia to showcase frigates and T-90 tanks at India’s arms exhibition

In total, over 230 Russian weapon systems will be demonstrated

MOSCOW, April 10. /TASS/. Russia will demonstrate over 230 weapon systems at the Defexpo India 2018 arms exhibition, including T-90 tanks and Project 11356 frigates, the press office of Russia’s state arms seller Rosoboronexport reported on Tuesday.

The land, naval and internal homeland security systems exhibition Defexpo India will be held in Chennai, India, on April 11-14.

"Rosoboronexport’s stand will feature over 230 items of Russia’s armament and military hardware offered by the company for export," the Rosoboronexport press office said in a statement.

Russia’s T-90S and T-90MS tanks, the TOS-1A heavy flamethrower system, Kornet-E and Kornet-EM anti-tank missile complexes and also Kalashnikov assault rifles of the latest modifications hold the greatest prospects for land troops on the arms markets of India and South-East Asian countries among Rosoboronexport’s weapon systems showcased at the exhibition, the press office reported.

"Besides, foreign customers in the region display interest in Russian-made air defense missile systems. Representatives of the armed forces in the region are expected to show interest in the Pantsyr-S1 air defense missile/gun complex and the Tor-M2E surface-to-air missile system," Rosoboronexport noted.

In the segment of naval hardware, Rosoboronexport expects prospective foreign buyers to show great interest in the Project 11356 frigate and patrol vessels based on Project 11661, the Project 12701 Aleksandrit-E mine countermeasures ship, the Project 21301 rescue vessel, and also the Project 636 large diesel electric submarine and the Amur-1650 diesel electric submarine.