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Russia's Almaz-Antey to Display S-400, other Defensive Systems at Turkish Defence Event
S-400 (image: Sputnik)

Russia’s Almaz-Antey, one of the biggest defence firms in the world, will display the controversial S-400 air defence systems at the IDEF 2019, the 14th International Defence Industry Fair, to be held April 30 -May 3 in Istanbul.

"Our participation in the IDEF 2019 exhibition aims to boost the corporation's image as that of the main Russian developer and manufacturer of defensive systems, and which provides a warranty for the service life of these systems. It also aims to expand the range of potential clients," said Deputy General Director for Foreign Trade Vyacheslav Dzirkaln.

Other than the S-400, the Corporation's stand will feature Buk-M2E, Viking, TOR-M2E, TOR-M2K and TOR-M2KM surface-to-air missile systems (SAMs), as well as the Tunguska-M1 combined anti-aircraft missile/artillery system, in the form of models, videos and booklets.

Visitors will be able to see the 55ZH6ME multirole radar system, the 55ZH6UME mobile on-duty radar system, the 1L121E mobile radar system, the 1L122-1E portable radar system and the 1L125E mobile radar system. Civilian and dual-purpose systems, including the DMRL-3 meteorological radar system, the ROSC-1 radar/optical system for guarding facilities and neutralizing drones and the Sopka-2 fixed-route radar system, will also be displayed, according to a report published by Sputnik.

The section on ground-based radar systems will display a full-scale version of the Sova (Owl) perimeter-defence radar system, models of the Fara (Headlight)-VR portable radar system, the 1L277 portable radar system for detecting ground-based targets, as well as those of the SNAR-10M1 and 1L261-E mobile radar systems.

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