Russian Air Force to demonstrate new items of military equipment at the Forum “Army-2015”
This June the Russian Defence Ministry is holding the first International military and technical Forum “Army-2015”.
The Air Force Commander-in-Chief Colonel-General Victor Bondarev spoke about preparation for the event.
“Modern and advanced Russian-made items of armament, military and special equipment will be demonstrated. They will be demonstrated as in the course of exposition as in the course of the dynamic demonstration. So, the guests will be able not only just see the item bit also assess its capabilities,” said the Air Force Commander-in-Chief Colonel-General Victor Bondarev.
In his opinion, armament designers at the Forum sites will meet the customers as Defence Ministry representatives, force departments and foreign customers.
In the course of the planned round-table conferences participants of the Forum will discuss issues concerning arms delivery, maintenance service and other issues. This will be useful for developing effective cooperation.
Russian manufacturers have always played the first role for the Russian Defence Ministry in arms delivery, maintenance service of armament, military and special equipment.
As Colonel-General Victor Bondarev said, “Last year the Russian Armed Forces were equipped with S-400 air defence missile systems, Pantsir-1 missile-artillery complexes, Nebo-M radar systems, low altitude air station “Podlet”, Su-30SM, Su-34, Su-35S, Yak-130 and An-148 aircraft, Ka-52, Mi-28N, Mi-8AMTSh helicopters and others.
“All the respective equipment is now being familiarized and we already used it to complete last year tasks at exercises “Vostok-2014”, “Slavic Commonwealth-2014”, “Combat commonwealth-2014”, “Enduring brotherhood-2014”, “Peaceful mission-2014”, “Naval interaction-2014”, the Russia-India “Aviaindra-2014”, finally it will be demonstrated here at the Forum,” said Air Force Commander-in-Chief.
Combat aircraft and Air Defence equipment operation elements will be demonstrated during the Forum. The “Russian Knights”, “Strizhi” and “Berkuty” aerobatic groups will perform demonstrating flights.
Moreover, a number of negotiations between Air Force and military industry representatives are planned to be conducted in order to discuss characteristics of the combat aircraft, modern combat conditions and problems in delivery, repair and service maintenance.
“There are several problems and they have to be solved. Open dialog is the best way for solving problems. I hope that the Forum to help us in developing close cooperation with manufacturers of armament and military equipment. This event will do a better job for the Russian defensive capacity,” stated Colonel-General Victor Bondarev.