KUBINKA /Moscow region/, August 22. /TASS/. The third international military-technical forum “Army-2017” will be opened under the auspices of the defense Ministry on Tuesday in Moscow Kubinka. Total area of exhibition pavilions and open areas of the Convention and exhibition center “Patriot” will exceed 300 thousand sq. m.

According to the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu, the forum “can rightly be called one of the world’s leading exhibition venues for demonstrations of weapons, military and special equipment”.

At the airfield of Kubinka, the landfill Alabino, in military districts and in the Northern fleet in the framework of the forum will be large-scale dynamic displays of weapons, military and special equipment. Scientific program will consist of plenary sessions, conferences, round tables and briefings .

The participants of the forum

According to the Federal service for military-technical cooperation (FSMTC) of Russia, this year the total number of participants of the forum will be more than 1 thousand Russian and more than 75 foreign companies. There will be a total of almost 2.5 thousand samples of military products.

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FSMTC of Russia issued 10 licenses for temporary importation to Russia of military goods companies from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, China, Slovakia, Turkey and South Africa, which will showcase approximately 400 exhibits.

The leadership of the Federal service for military-technical cooperation will hold talks with 20 foreign delegations, which will discuss also questions about the prospects of bilateral military-technical cooperation.

According to Deputy General Director of “Rosoboronexport” Sergei Goreslavsky, “every year the forum is gaining momentum, becoming more representative”.

“This year, on the sidelines of the “Army-2017″ we plan to hold meetings and talks with more than 70 foreign delegations from about 50 countries from almost all regions of the world. The planned signing of the contract about 10 documents and cooperation agreements with foreign governments and companies, and Russian enterprises producing military products”, – he said.

The booth of “Rosoboronexport” for the first time placed in the framework of the demonstration center of the state Corporation rostec in joint exhibition. This year, “Rosoboronexport” is the latest exhibition technologies used for the demonstration of promising products – a special podium with the effect of levitation, as well as the holographic multimedia directories.

What samples will present

The forum will feature tanks T-90S/MS, BTR-80A/BTR-82A, automotive engineering for equipment and special police units modern examples of infantry and special weapons, close combat and logistical support units. On static display in a private show will be presented the newest samples of arms and military equipment.

For the first time as a strategic partner of the forum is the United aircraft Corporation (UAC), which will represent the performance capability of the PAK FA fighter, multi-role fighters su-35S, su-30SM, multi-functional aviation complex su-34, light fighter MiG-35 and the combat training Yak-130.

In the exposition of the UAC will also present models of aircraft that are included in the state defense order, and promising development in the interests of the defense Ministry. This training aircraft Yak-152, Il-76MD-90A, Il-112V, the be-200.

Their expositions at the forum will represent all types and kinds of troops. So, educational institutions and research departments of the Russian Federation videoconferencing will present at the forum about 50 of the latest developments: the modern unmanned aerial vehicles aircraft and helicopters, flying laboratory, the newest station of radio intelligence.

Dynamic serving

At the airfield Kubinka visitors will find large-scale flight program with participation of all aerobatic teams of Russia and newest aircraft of VC.

During the live show to spectators and guests of the forum will demonstrate the combat and running capabilities of the main Russian tanks T-72B, T-72B3, T-80УЕ-1, T-90A.

“Also, the skill and fighting power will demonstrate the crews of infantry fighting vehicles BMP-2 and BMP-3 and BTR-82A,” – told in the defense Ministry.

In front of the spectator stands, tanks and combat vehicles will fire from different types of standard weapons. Also during the dynamic show, the visitors will see the combat capabilities of more than 90 modern weapons and rocket ground troops and artillery.