Welcoming speech by General of the Army Pavel Popov, Deputy Defence Minister
Pursuant to the decree No. 2403-r of the Government of the Russian Federation dated October 30, 2017, the Russian Ministry of Defence organizes the International Military and Technical Forum ARMY 2018 on August 21 – 26, 2018.
Main programme of the Forum will be traditionally arranged at the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Centre (Kubinka, Moscow region), Kubinka airfield and Alabino training ground.
As a result of the official exhibition audit, the ARMY 2015 Forum was awarded label of the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs for high quality of the event.
The ARMY 2017 Forum was attended a record-breaking number of participants and is justly considered to be one of the leading world’s exhibitions of armaments, military and special hardware. More than 1,200 enterprises from Russia and neighboring countries participated in the Forum, showcasing more than 18,000 exhibits. The number of visitors reached almost 700,000 people.
The International Military and Technical Forum has become a meeting point with foreign experts. Representative of 114 countries attended the ARMY 2017 Forum.
Along with an extensive demonstration programme, more than 140 business events were held at the Forum, where participants discussed most topical issues of national security and outlined proposals for them.
The Forum is considered to be a unique platform for studying arms market, promoting modern technologies and services, and searching for new partners and investors. It gives new prospects of strengthening scientific, technical and industrial cooperation ties.
Given the high status of the ARMY International Military and Technical Forum, its focus on assisting export of the Russian high-tech military products, I invite you to take part in the Forum.
National Security Week
Pursuant to the decree No. 2403-r of the Government of the Russian Federation dated October 30, 2017, the Russian Ministry of Defence jointly with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and National Guard Forces Command of the Russian Federation organizes the National Security Week International Forum on August 21 – 26, 2018 at the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Centre (Kubinka, Moscow region).
The Forum brings together specialized congress and exhibition projects under the auspices of federal executive bodies responsible for ensuring state and public security, preventing and eliminating consequences of natural and industrial disasters, securing the state border and other strategic national priorities defined by the National Security Strategy of the Russian Federation.
The participants of the exposition and the business program of the Forum will exchange the experience, discuss the current industrial issues, and ink new contacts with colleagues from other sectors.
A unique component of the Forum is considered to be a demonstration program showcasing hardware and equipment in action.
We invite you to join the Forum among manufacturers of military and dual-purpose products.
The exhibition operator of the Forum is entrusted with organizational and technical issues by the «International Congresses and Exhibitions» Ltd.