Manufacturing on defense government contracts in Azerbaijan increased by 11 times
Baku, Fineko/abc.az. The Collegiate Organ of the Ministry of Defence Industry of Azerbaijan has held a meeting to consider the results of activity for the first half of the year.
Defence industry minister Yaver Jamalov has stated that achieved success enables to implement worthily the task of providing the Azerbaijani armed forces with modern weapons and ammunition in order to enhance countrys defense potential.
"The total production of the defense industry of Azerbaijan in the first half of 2011 doubled compared to the 2010 same term, and production on the state order on the basis of concluded contracts with security agencies by 11.2 times," Jamalov said.
Range of defense products increased 3.7 fold and civilian production by 14%.
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