The naval forces of Kazakhstan strengthen the Coast Guard in the Caspian Sea with the help of a new anti-missile system Exocet MM40 Block 3, a letter of intent signed by the Chief of Naval Zhandarbekov Zhanzakovym Kazakhstan and representatives of the JSC “NK Kazakhstan Engineering”, European missile manufacturer MBDA, and INDRA Sistemas in Spain, according to Thursday in a joint press release companies.
The protocol was signed within the last international exhibition of military equipment KADEX-2012 in Astana.
“This letter of intent aimed at developing cooperation in the development of coastal defense, based on a new anti-missile systems company MBDA Exocet MM40 Block 3 for the Navy of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, – the report indicates.
“This project will significantly enhance the security of the Republic of Kazakhstan and, in particular, in the Caspian region” – given in the report to the vice-president of JSC “NK Kazakhstan Engineering” Dimash Bizhanova.
Exocet – is a complete family of all-weather heavy anti-ship missiles that are suitable for all types of media. Exocet has the ability to launch OTH (Over The Horizon – beyond the horizon, that is, outside the line of sight) and a number of other operational advantages, which include: low profile, pozndnyaya activation of homing flight profile above sea level at a very low altitude, improved detection of targets and REAP, as well as high penetration power against modern naval air defense.
JSC “NC” Kazakhstan Engineering “was established in 2003 by including in the company’s defense industries and military factories Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, is the main representative of the military-industrial complex in Kazakhstan.
The company MBDA with industrial companies in four European countries and the United States has more than 90 armed forces customers worldwide, MBDA is a world leader in missiles and missile systems