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Hanwha Systems and Hanwha Defense Systems, defense units of South Korea’s conglomerate Hanwha Group, promoted their sophisticated equipment and weapon systems in India with an aim to broaden its defense business in the country sharing highly militarized frontier of Kashmir with Pakistan.
The two companies joined India’s largest defense exhibition Defexpo India 2018 to showcase their high-tech defense systems. Defexpo India is held every two years in India and hosted by the country’s defense ministry. About 200 participants from 42 countries visited India to join this year’s 10th exhibition kicked off Wednesday.
Hanwha Systems focused on introduce cutting-edge reconnaissance and surveillance systems like portable mine detector and electro-optic tracking system. It also displayed command, control and communication systems like unattended ground surveillance system designed to prepare for future combat conditions.
Another participant Hanwha Defense Systems unveiled its new products like self-propelled anti-aircraft artillery and armored vehicle Tigon.
“Our anti-aircraft guns and missiles and advanced surveillance systems attracted greater attention from participants from India and other neighboring countries,” said an official at Hanwha. “We’ll widen marketing activities for the countries struggling from ongoing wars and develop more upgraded systems using mobile network and big data.”
By Woo Je-yoon and Lee Ha-yeon
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