Arms and other defense goods demonstrated by the Azerbaijan Defense Industry Ministry at the 9th International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF) in Istanbul attracted interest of high-ranking officers of Turkey and other countries.
IST-14.5 Anti-Material Rifle (“Istiglal”) became the most interesting item in the Azerbaijan’s stand, APA reports. Despite its heavy weight 20 kg, the rifle can be used as a machine-gun. It has different optical shooting-mark with a range of 3000 m and can be used comfortably at a temperature of -50…+50 C. It is fast to water, mud, snow, and dust. The rifle can be shared to two parts and carried in the bag.
Azerbaijan exhibited at IDEF its other defense goods, including HE Mortar Bomb of 120 mm caliber, mufflers for machine-guns and other small arms, Seismic Mine Fuze-5 remote automatic detonator, which is able to detonate 10 bombs in 250 m distance.
Azerbaijan Defense Industry Ministry also demonstrated mono- and multilayer electronic printed-circuit boards, armored personnel carriers “Matador” and “Maradeur” produced jointly with Paramount Group, South Africa.
BAKU. 30.04.2009. APA.