Machinery of latest models
May 27. Kazpravda
By Anton SEROV
The III International Exhibition of Arms and Military Equipment KADEX 2014 was held in Astana.
More than 208 foreign companies placed their exhibits on its sites and 54 official delegations from 28 countries of the world arrived in the capital of Kazakhstan to take part in the event. Almost three hundred full-scale models of weapons and equipment were demonstrated in six pavilions and outdoor grounds of the exhibition, including weapons and equipment of ground troops and naval forces, aircraft and aircraft weapons and air defense systems, equipment for special purposes, IT- technologies, systems and technologies of communications, logistic and technical support for troops.
Kazakhstani enterprises presented their military products. For the first time such companies as Boeing, Sikorski and General Atomics took part in the exhibition.
In total on the result of the event concluded contracts, memoranda and agreements amounted to approximately $ 2.6 billion.
The KADEX – 2014 daily involved in its work about 10 thousand specialists of RK Armed Forces, law enforcement and special state bodies, and more than 45 thousand people visited the exhibition.
An important outcome of KADEX 2014 was the determination of spectrum of products for later purchase, creating additional conditions for the development of military-industrial complex of Kazakhstan, improving the military-technical cooperation with leading foreign manufacturers of weapons and military equipment.