Russia’s ‘soldier of future’ combat gear proves its worth in SyriaMilitary & Defense August 23, 12:33
Monitoring center for southern Syrian de-escalation zone starts activities in AmmanWorld August 23, 12:03
Two frigates of 11356 project to be finalized for Indian NavyMilitary & Defense August 23, 12:00
Ratnik combat gear enters service, delivery to army beginsMilitary & Defense August 23, 11:16
Russian film director says Anna Karenina: Vronsky’s Story will contend for OscarSociety & Culture August 23, 10:36
Arson sparked massive fire in Russia's Rostov-on Don— sourceSociety & Culture August 23, 9:23
US visa suspension move tramples on idea of freedom — senior Russian diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 23, 6:19
Bout barred from calling out of US jail, meeting relatives for 2 months - lawyerWorld August 23, 4:57
Russia celebrates day of Nazis’ defeat in world’s biggest-ever armor operationSociety & Culture August 23, 3:18
KUBINKA /Moscow Region/, June 29. /TASS/. More than 400 enterprises of Russia’s defense and industrial sector and about 100 foreign delegations will take part in the Army 2016 international military and technical forum, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Wednesday.
The Army 2016 international military and technical forum will be held in the Moscow Region on September 6-11, he added.
"More than 400 Russian defense enterprises and about 100 foreign delegations are planned to take part in it [the Army 2016 forum]," Shoigu said at a meeting of the Defense Ministry’s board.
The participants in the forum will be able to present their static expositions at the new versatile training and demonstration center.
"The center will accommodate defense developments and achievements, as well as the national expositions of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and other countries," Shoigu said.
For the first time in the history of the forum, the capabilities of military and special hardware will be demonstrated at the Alabino practice range in the Moscow Region, as well as in all military districts and the Northern Fleet.
It was reported earlier that more than 100 items of military hardware and equipment were planned to be shown at the forum.
"The 1st Smart Industrial Technologies 2016 international exhibition will be held within the framework of the Army 2016 forum," he said.
"The Smart Industrial Technologies 2016 exhibition will display highly efficient equipment and technologies for industry retooling," Shoigu said.