Moscow, Russia: International Military Technical Forum “ARMY-2015” has started in Moscow. This international forum has been planned by Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation that will attract armed leadership from all over the world during June 16 to June 19.
The event was inaugurated by President Vladimir Putin. During his inaugural address, the President Putin stressed that Russian arms and military equipment remain in great demand on the global arms market and the arms order portfolio has been filled for years to come. Russian companies can offer the entire range of services – from supplying arms and equipment to post-warranty maintenance, servicing and personnel training, Vladimir Putin noted. Russia is open for joint work and the launch of promising innovative projects.
The President also expressed confidence that the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Centre where the Forum is taking place will become a platform for demonstration of the latest arms and equipment. On display today there is a variety of military products, including small arms and armoured tanks, combat robots and control systems.
The President toured the exposition. From an observation platform, he saw the latest samples of military equipment and arms on display outdoors, and then visited a number of pavilions that display, among other things, military uniform, high technology products and army information systems.
Vladimir Putin also saw the expositions presented by scientific military detachments and had a videoconference with students of universities training military experts.
The latest advances in the technologies used in the military sphere, will be exhibited that will promote the development of scientific and technological potential in order to strengthen the defense capability of Russia and will encourage the development of new solutions for the security for other states those can buy military hardware from Russia.
Innovative ideas and achievements in the field of high-tech production will demonstrate state-owned corporations, enterprises of the military-industrial complex, leading research organizations, universities, developers and manufacturers of armaments, military and special equipment, as well as foreign partners.
According to the Commander of the Strategic Missile Forces Colonel General Sergei Karakaev, the International military and technical forum “Army-2015” will allow to present to the business community world-known samples and the new ones never shown before, which are introduced in the Armed Forces.