MOSCOW, June 15. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to attend an opening ceremony of the Army-2015 International Military and Technical Forum outside Moscow on Tuesday to review the newest examples of equipment in the military sphere.
The Russian president will also talk via video linkup to the students who are taking military training and doing military service as part of the so-called scientific squadrons of the Army.
The first Army-2015 forum is due to take place on June 16-19 on the basis of a new congress and exhibition center of the Patriot park in Kubinka, in the Moscow Region.
The event of this scale, attracting foreign partners both from military, military-industrial and scientific-production sphere, has been organized by Russia’s Defense Ministry for the first time.
The forum focuses on the scientific cooperation and new projects of dual purpose. Some 50 theme clusters will present around 5,000 various advances of the military-industrial complex ranging from gear and equipment to medicine and aerospace technologies.
The scientific and business program envisages holding around 80 briefings, roundtables, conferences to discuss the key issues of developing military and technical cooperation and creating a technological advance in the innovative sphere of development.