Russia's Admiral Essen frigate arrives in Istanbul for IDEF-2019 fair
The Russian Black Sea Fleet’s Frigate Admiral Essen has arrived in Istanbul to take part in the IDEF-2019 defense industry fair, the fleet’s press service said.
"The crew of the newest Black Sea Fleet Frigate Admiral Essen arrived in Istanbul to participate in the IDEF-2019 International Defense Industry Fair," the statement reads.
The Admiral Essen will be docked in Turkey until May 3; its crew will present the frigate as an example of the Russian shipbuilding industry capabilities at the fair, TASS reported.
The IDEF-2019 International Defense Industry Fair is held in Istanbul on April 30-May 3. The fair’s key topics are the equipment for land troops, navy, air force, defense technologies, space technologies, on-board systems, as well as helicopters, ships, electronics, security systems, transportation and logistics equipment and systems.