Large presence of Israeli Defense Industry at ADEX 2014 defense exhibition in Azerbaijan 1109141
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1st Azerbaijan International Defence Industry Exhibition
11 - 13 September 2014
Israeli Defense Industry at ADEX 2014
|Thursday, September 11, 2014 02:40 PM|
|Large presence of Israeli Defense Industry at ADEX 2014 defense exhibition in Azerbaijan.|
Israeli defense minister Moshe Yaalon is in Azerbaijan on an official visit, for the purpose of participation in the opening of the Israeli pavilion at the First International Exhibition of the Defense Industry ADEX-2014, organized in Baku on the initiative of the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan.
Israeli Defence Companies at ADEX 2014, International Defense Industry Exhibition in Baku, Azerbaijan.
A total of 16 Israeli companies exhibit at the defense exhibition in Azerbaijan. The companies are led by the International Defense Cooperation Agency of the Israeli Ministry of Defense.
Since 2012, Baku has purchased at least $1.6 billion worth of UAVs, radars and air defense missiles from state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and is talking about buying or leasing IAI-produced spy satellites.
From state-owned Rafael, the Azerbaijani military has acquired Spike anti-tank missiles and targeting systems.
Elbit Systems, Israel’s largest non-state-owned defense firm, has been operating a local subsidiary, Elbit Systems of Azerbaijan, since 2009. Prominent deals in recent years include the Cardom self-propelled recoiling mortar and advanced upgrades to the Russian-made T-72 tanks.