President Petro Poroshenko has attended the international exhibition of armaments and military equipment IDEX-2015 in Abu Dhabi. The Head of State has examined the exhibits and noted a high organizational level of the event.
"Unfortunately, the security level in the world is being decreased, that is why the popularity of IDEX is growing," the President has emphasized.
The Head of State has also examined the Ukrainian stand at the exhibition, which represents the products of the leading Ukrainian defense-industrial enterprises, namely State Corporate Group "Ukrspecexport", State Enterprise "Ukroboronservice", State Enterprise "Kyiv Armored Plant", State Enterprise "Research and Design Center of Shipbuilding" and State Enterprise "Experimental Design Bureau of General Aviation", Design Bureau "Antonov".
The Ukrainian exhibition includes full-size samples of armored vehicles "Dozor" and BTR-3E1, various types of anti-tank missiles ("Stugna" and "Combat"), anti-tank missile complex "Skif", guided artillery shell "Kvitnyk", cannon ZTM-2, radar locator "Delta", mockup of corvette "Hayduk", artillery boat "Gyurza", floating docks, mockups of planes "Antonov", armored vehicles "Bars", tanks BM "Oplot" and BTR-4, radar locator "Kolchuga-M".
IDEX is one of the most important global exhibitions of armaments and security technologies. The event is held once in two years. The first exhibition was held in 1993. The armament of ground forces, air defense and marine equipment are the main components of the exhibition. In 2015, the showroom of unmanned aerial vehicles was opened.