Azerbaijan arms production up 260% year-on-year


From RIA Novosti:  Azerbaijan increased the production of arms and military equipment 260% in 2010, year-on-year, Defense Industry Minister Yaver Dzhamalov said on Friday.

He said production had gown 115 times since 2006, according to the Trend news agency.

From Azeri-Press Agency (APA)“New projects envisage production of missiles, various supplies, grenade throwers and small arms. The program has already been submitted to President,” he said.

Yaver Jamalov said Azerbaijani facilities started producing practice and battle supplies, mines, remote mine thrower, sniper’s weapons, crawler belts, Matador and Marauder armored vehicles. Armored infantry vehicles are being modernized.  (photo: News.AZ)

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