22.03.17 (12:13)
Military engineers will demonstrate 'smart' mine-searching devices at the Army 2017 Forum

According to Chief of the engineer troops of the Russian Armed Forces Lieutenant General Yuri Stavitsky, military engineers will demonstrate 'smart' mine-searching devices at the Army 2017 Forum.

"We will demonstrate a number of modern and prospective devices of engineer reconnaissance, including newest technical hardware," said Lieutenant General Yuri Stavitsky.

He explained that it referred to devices capable to detect mines at the depth of 70 centimeters in metal hulls and non-conductive materials.

Such devices are capable to detect not only depth of the explosives but also its metal type.

"We will also demonstrate a deep-earth metal detector capable to detect munitions at the depth of up to 5 meters as well as a prospective mine-searching device capable to detect explosives at the depth of more than 10 meters," stated Chief of the engineer troops.

According to him, all demonstrated dives have been tested in course of missions carried out in the Syrian Arab Republic.
22.03.17 (06:33)
Servicemen of the railway troops will present mockups of prospective samples of special hardware at the Army 2017 Forum

Research and development test centre of special hardware of the railway troops will participate in the Army 2017 International Military and Technical Forum, which takes place in Congress and Exhibition centre of the Patriot park.

According to Chief of the Main Directorate of the railway troops of the Russian Defence Ministry Lieutenant General Oleg Kosenkov, the railway troops will demonstrate prospective samples of hardware, which had been developed jointly with industrial companies.

In particular, PST-1 self-propelled pontoon (bank locomotive), UCA-2 universal pile vehicle, and other hardware will be demonstrated in the test centre pavilion and in the open-air area.

Visitors of the Forum and experts will have an opportunity to get familiarized with missions of the troops, their history, and tasks.

Business and scientific programme of the Forum includes the roundtable conference titled "Hardware of railway troops. Conceptual development directions for 2020".

The Russian railway troops have been constructing the railway from Zhuravka to Millerovo. Total volume of works has reached 38 million of cubic metres. The involved special hardware and engineer armament allow to minimize muscular labour and increase efficiency.

21.02.17 (19:05)
Briefing for foreign military Attachés devoted to the III International Military-Technical Forum ARMY 2017 took place in Kubinka


Today, briefing for foreign military Attachés devoted to the III International Military-Technical Forum ARMY 2017 took place in the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Centre in Kubinka, Moscow region.

In course of the briefing, Chief of the Main Department for Scientific Research and Innovation Technologies of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Alexander Mironov, informed the foreign partners about issues of participation and events of the Forum.

Opening ceremony of the Forum as well as work of the state leaders and chiefs of power bodies will be held on August 22. The Forum will be open for specialists on August 23-24. Everyone will get an opportunity to visit the Forum on August 25-27.

He also said that demonstration of capabilities of armament and hardware was to be organized at nighttime. The second Drone Biathlon is supposed to take place as well. Dynamic demonstration of naval robotic complexes, small-sized floating means and hydro aviation has been expanded.

Moreover, the number of national expositions is to be increased. The Intellectual Industrial Technologies 2017 exposition is to be held at the Forum. High-performance equipment and technologies for industrial companies will be demonstrated to the Forum participants.

The ARMY 2017 Forum will be held from 22 to 27 August 2017 on one of the leading exhibition grounds in Russia, in Patriot, Congress and Exhibition Center, at the Alabino range, Kubinka airfield, in the military districts and at the Northern Fleet base.
20.02.17 (15:00)
Briefing for foreign military Attaches devoted to the III International Military-Technical Forum ARMY 2017 will be held in the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Centre


On February 21, Briefing for foreign military Attachés devoted to the III International Military-Technical Forum ARMY 2017 will be held in the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Centre.

The main aim of the event on the part of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation is to inform our international partners about special aspects of participation in the ARMY 2017 Forum.

In course of the briefing, Chief of the Main Department for Scientific Research and Innovation Technologies of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Alexander Mironov, will inform the participants about the organization of exhibition of military hardware and special vehicles, and about the frameworks of demonstrational, scientific and business programmes of the ARMY 2017 Forum.

After the briefing, all foreign military Attachés will participate in a special excursion. The excursion includes visiting the Congress Centre, Customer Application Centre of the Patriot, Congress and Exhibition Centre, and objects of the Aerospace formation cluster.

The ARMY 2017 Forum will be held from 22 to 27 August 2017 on one of the leading exhibition grounds in Russia, in Patriot, Congress and Exhibition Center, at the Alabino range, Kubinka airfield, in the military districts and at the Northern Fleet base.