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Arms dealers of the world show off their wares at LAAD 2013
Beautiful models mingled with the most dangerous weapons in the world at the LAAD 2013 defense and security show, held April 9 - 12 in Rio de Janeiro, where military contractors from Russia, the Middle East, Germany, America and all around the world showed off their wares.

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Models with angel wings and guns strapped to their back draw glances at the massive South American defense and security show LAAD 2013 in Rio de Janeiro.

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The six-speed Allison troop transport vehicle from NIMR, a defense contractor from the United Arab Emirates, on display at the LLAD 2013 show in Rio de Janeiro.

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The six-speed Allison troop transport vehicle from NIMR, a defense contractor from the United Arab Emirates, on display at the LLAD 2013 show in Rio de Janeiro.

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A VSB-30 rocket from the Brazillian Institute of Aeronautics and Space (IAE), seen on display at the LAAD 2013 defense tech conference in Rio de Janeiro.
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A VSB-30 rocket from the Brazillian Institute of Aeronautics and Space (IAE), seen on display at the LAAD 2013 defense tech conference in Rio de Janeiro.
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An M3 autonomous bridging system from U.S. contractor General Dynamics, on display outside of the LAAD 2013 defense tech show in Rio de Janeiro.
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REMAX -- the Automated Machine Gun Repair system -- by Brazilian defense contractor CTEX, seen on display at the LAAD 2013 show in Rio de Janeiro.
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A police helicopter by German manufacturer Eurocopter, on display at the LAAD 2013 show in Rio de Janeiro.
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A police helicopter by German manufacturer Eurocopter, on display at the LAAD 2013 show in Rio de Janeiro.
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A revamped Super Pantera K2, used by the Brazillian Army, seen at LAAD - Defence & Security 2013.
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The EC725 helicopter, made by Helibras and used by the Brazilian Armed Forces, seen at the LAAD 2013 show in Rio de Janeiro.
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Inside the show itself, displays were smaller -- but just as deadly. Here viewers take in one of dozens of displays of handguns. 

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An impressive display by Roscosmos, Russia's state space exploration agency, drew appreciative glances. 

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United Aircraft Corp., a Russian defense firm, shows off its Superjet family of planes.

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One of countless troop transport vehicles seen at LAAD 2013 in Rio de Janeiro.

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A colorful Russian tank, seen at a national pavilion three times larger than the country's last one, at the massive South American defense and security show LAAD 2013.

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Pakistan Ordnance Factories, one of the leading defense production companies from the country, shows off an array of arms.

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The MAA-1B Piranha (at center), an air-to-air missile from defense company Mectron. Mectron is from host country Brazil.  

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Arms dealers of the world show off their wares at LAAD 2013

Beautiful models mingled with the most dangerous weapons in the world at the LAAD 2013 defense and security show, held April 9 - 12 in Rio de Janeiro, where military contractors from Russia, the Middle East, Germany, America and all around the world showed off their wares.

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