Sunday completed its work the international forum “Army-2017”. According to preliminary calculations of the organizers, the total number of participants and guests amounted to about 700 thousand people. Suburban Park “Patriot” visited 562 974 people, and exposure that are deployed in military districts and in the Northern fleet, — 135 500.
The final day of the exhibition in Moscow was marked by a festive concert and very large-scale demonstrations. The flight program was decorated with the “Swifts” and “Russian knights” and “Falcons of Russia”, which showed a dogfight on the latest su-35. Tactical episode with the landing of troops from Mi-8 helicopters fire on the conditional enemy opened Ka-52 and Mi-35. Four shock Mi-28N demonstrated their skills only Russian helicopter aerobatic team “Berkuty”. Guests of the forum saw the passage of the Mi-8, Mi-28, Mi-35, Ka-52, MiG-29SMT, su-30SM, su-34 and su-35, as well as flying combat training aircraft Yak-130. One of the most spectacular episodes of the flight program has become a dogfight of a pair of su-30CM of naval aviation.
“It is gratifying to note the increased interest to participate in the activities of scientific and business program on the part of representatives of Federal Executive authorities, associations of industry, science and higher education. This year their event on the sidelines of the forum held more than 30 organizations,” — said the head of the Main Department of the research activities and technological support of advanced technologies of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation Alexander Mironov.
The defense Ministry reminded that the meetings in 48 subject areas in the format of “round tables”, conferences and briefings were held 140 events. Direct communication was organized during the 12 round tables with 21 subscribers with geography-from Kaliningrad to Khabarovsk. During the forum in the events of business program participated more than 7 thousand people, in the open part of the meetings were attended by representatives of 17 foreign countries.
To expand the geography of the forum was actively used video conferencing. “A number of “round tables” and conferences on the forum “Army-2017″ was devoted to discussing ways and methods of combating terrorism, — said the Chairman of the Military-scientific Committee of the armed forces — Deputy chief of the General staff of the RF armed forces General-Lieutenant Igor Makushev, summing up the forum’s business programme. — This direct relation was air base Hamim which military personnel are at the forefront of the struggle against world evil”.
In General, according to military events “of the Army-2017” allowed us to determine directions for the development of weapons until 2027. In addition, the forum participants proposed options for effective cooperation of enterprises and organizations of Russian defense industry, research organisations and military bodies for development of advanced systems and weapons systems. As the military say, “the results will be carefully analyzed and taken into account when preparing for the next forum “Army-2018”.