November 2, in Bangkok, Thailand, the international exhibition of triple purpose armament (for Army, Navy and Air Force) "Defense & Security-2015" started its work. The exhibition will run until November 5.
The Ukrainian delegation was headed by Minister of Defense Stepan Poltorak. Representatives of the State Concern "UKROBORONPROM" and State Enterprise "UKRSPETSEXPORT" also joined the event.
In the course of exhibition the negotiations between members of the Ukrainian delegation, Vice-Prime Minister - Minister of Defense of Thailand Prawit Wongsuwan cand the senior military leadership of the country took place. The negotiations concerned the extension of military cooperation between two states.
Ukrainian product of the Defense Industrial Complex as part of joint stand of the State Concern "UKROBORONPROM" was presented by "UKRSPETSEXPORT". In particular, the exhibition presented new samples of anti-tank guided missiles, demonstrated MBT "OPLOT" APC-3E1 and other military equipment. This year the exhibition "Defense & Security-2015" is attended by 37 official delegations from all around the world and 400 defense companies from 50 different countries.
Earlier it was reported that Ukraine and Thailand discussed the possibility of joint production of Ukrainian armored vehicles, including BTR-3E1. Production will be concentrated on the territory of Thailand.