Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.12
By Ilkin Izzet - Trend:
The great interest of the companies and representatives from 34 countries in the ADEX-2014 First International Defense Industry Exhibition is a proof of Azerbaijan's increasing influence in the world, Azerbaijan's Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov told Trend on Sept.12.
"The ADEX exhibition will turn into the largest platform to demonstrate the national defense power, as well as new global achievements and local production," the minister stressed.
Hasanov pointed out that Azerbaijan has come a long way of development and today, the country enjoys a powerful military industry.
He underscored that over 900 types of defense products, including all kinds of cartridges, pistols, submachine guns, machine guns, mortars, armored vehicles, sniper rifles and etc. are produced in Azerbaijan's armament factories.
Hasanov stressed that Azerbaijan's defense products are demonstrated at world exhibitions.
Alongside with purchasing military equipment, Azerbaijan also develops its national defense industry, according to the defense minister.
Hasanov pointed out that this exhibition creates great opportunity to become familiar with the latest military technical products.
The minister stressed that Azerbaijan's armed forces have also come a long way of development and its combat capability was improved.
The defense minister expressed hope that the ADEX exhibition will also contribute to strengthening of the current military and technical cooperation and will create conditions for new prospects.