Iran to attend MAKS 2011 air show in Russia

13:55, July 19, 2011      

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A senior Iranian aviation official said Monday that the Islamic Republic plans to take part in the International Aviation and Space salon (MAKS) air show in Russia, the local satellite Press TV reported.

Managing director of Iran's Aviation and Aerospace Industries Company Amin Salari said that Iranian aerospace companies will participate in the MAKS 2011 aviation show which will provide Iranian participants with the opportunity to show their capabilities and advances in aeronautics, said the report.

MAKS 2011, an international air show, will be held in the small science town of Zhukovskiy, 25 miles southeast of Moscow from Aug. 16-21, 2011.

Meanwhile, Deputy Commander of Iran's Air Force Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh said Monday the country's air force will hold a major military maneuver in the near future, the official IRNA news agency reported.

The maneuver aims at defending and exercise purposes, Nasirzadeh was quoted as saying.

Source: Xinhua
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