ARMY 2019 International Military and Technical Forum opens in Vladivostok
The opening ceremony of the ARMY 2019 IMTF was held at the 33rd berth of the Pacific Fleet on the Korabelnaya Embankment in Vladivostok, which will become the main forum venue.
An exhibition of weapons and military equipment has started its work on the pier. There are warships and auxiliary vessels of the Pacific Fleet, an exposition of military equipment of the Coastal Forces of the Navy, equipment of the Land Forces, logistical support, search and rescue service. For the first time, the Bastion modern coastal missile system is showcased to the audience. People also have a unique opportunity to get on board the corvette Gromkiy. The BTR-82A armoured personnel carriers, BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles, self-propelled artillery mounts and T-72B3 tank, Osa anti-aircraft missile system, special equipment, and modern small arms are also presented at the site.
In total, there are five exhibition venues availble within the forum in Vladivostok and its suburbs.
Guests of the forum will look over aviation equipment of naval aviation, airplanes and helicopters of the Air Force and Air Defence Army of the Eastern Military District and DOSAAF aviation at the Tsentralnaya Uglovaya airfield. Moreover, Su-35S, Su-30SM, MiG-31BM fighters, Mi-8AMTSh, Ka-27 and Ka-29 helicopters, as well as the modern Triumph and Pantsir- S will be exhibited at the static display.
The scientific and business program of the forum takes place at two more sites - at the Far Eastern Federal University and at the Navy Officers' Club.