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1. The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation will hold the Seventh International Military-Technical Forum “ARMY”, which is one of the world’s largest exhibitions of weapons and military equipment.

Traditionally, the Forum will be held at the Patriot Convention and Exhibition Center – one of the main world-class exhibition venues, at the Kubinka airfield and Alabino training ground, as well as in the military districts and the Northern Fleet.

2. The Forum is held simultaneously with the International Army Games. For the second year in a row, this format has provided guests and participants of both events with the opportunity to organize their work as efficiently as possible and attend a spectacular demonstration program.

3. The duration of the Forum will be 7 days.

4. Within the framework of the upcoming ARMY-2021 Forum, static expositions, demonstration and scientific-business programs, as well as protocol and cultural-artistic events are envisaged.

5. Exhibition expositions of the Forum will be formed in the pavilions and open areas of the Patriot Convention and Exhibition Center, the Alabino training ground and the Kubinka airfield with a total area of ​​over 330 thousand square meters. m.

This year, the static exposition of the Russian Ministry of Defense provides for a number of features.

As part of the Year of Science and Technology held in Russia, we will demonstrate a number of new products at the Forum. Among them is a new thematic cluster that combines expositions in the field of artificial intelligence, electronic and information technologies.

The exposition of the Military Innovative Technopolis “ERA” will present the best developments of the winners of the specialized exhibitions “Day of Innovations of the Ministry of Defense of Russia” in universities and research organizations of the Ministry of Defense.

Together with the collegium of the Military-Industrial Commission of the Russian Federation, the exposition “Diversification of the Russian defense industry complex” is being formed.

The FSMTC of Russia together with the joint-stock company Rosoboronexport will set up an exposition of export-oriented weapons and equipment to be shown to foreign partners.

It is planned to present the T-90M tank, the BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle, the BTR-82A armored personnel carrier, the TOS-1A heavy flamethrower system, the Boomerang armored personnel carrier, the Tornado-G MLRS, the Ka-52 combat helicopter and other samples of military equipment …

Also, a number of military-technical innovations will be presented at the open area of ​​the Patriot Exhibition and Convention Center within the framework of the Arctic specialized exposition. A wide range of visitors and specialists will be able to see the TREKOL-39294A off-road vehicle, army snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles, Pantsir-SA and TOR-A anti-aircraft missile systems, special technical means of logistic services based on DT-30PM, as well as a wide range of special equipment and outfit used in the Arctic zone.

The static exposition from the presence of the Russian Ministry of Defense will house 342 units of weapons, military and special equipment.

In total, over 28 thousand samples of products and technologies will be presented at all sites.

6. The demonstration program of the Forum at the Alabino training ground provides for demonstrations of the capabilities of modern weapons, military and special equipment of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation (275 weapons and military equipment will be involved), as well as Russian and foreign manufacturers of military and dual-use products.

On August 24 and 25, for representatives of foreign delegations, as part of military-technical cooperation events, a dynamic demonstration of the capabilities of export-oriented samples of military products will be held at the Alabino training ground and at the Kubinka airfield.

The format of the Forum’s flight program provides for the participation of aviation aerobatic teams of the Aerospace Forces, flights of retro aviation and aircraft models. For the first time, the flight program includes single aerobatics of cadets of the Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation School of Pilots on the L-410 training aircraft.

7. A demonstration of the capabilities of modern and promising small arms is planned in the multifunctional firing center of the Patriot Park.

8. Traditionally, a set of events of the scientific and business program will be held, where it is planned to discuss the most important issues of world politics and interstate interaction in the field of global security, solving problems in the spheres of defense, and developing international military-technical cooperation.

The scientific and business program of the Forum includes more than 200 events.

On August 23, a plenary session will be held under the leadership of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Yuri Borisov. It will be attended by the leadership of government bodies, the Russian Ministry of Defense, leading enterprises of the Russian defense industry and the heads of delegations of foreign states.

The most significant events will be the congress dedicated to the diversification of the Russian defense industry complex, organized by the Collegium of the Military-Industrial Commission of the Russian Federation, as well as the congress “Strategic Leadership in the Digital Age and Artificial Intelligence Technologies”.

The plenary session of the Congress will be devoted to the topic of artificial intelligence as a key technology of the 21st century. The event will take place

August 23, 2021 and will be held under the leadership of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation D. N. Chernyshenko.

Well-known public figures, leading scientists, experts and general designers were invited as moderators of the events of the scientific and business program.

9. In order to develop international cooperation, within the framework of the Forum, a series of negotiations and meetings of representatives of foreign states with the leadership of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, other federal executive bodies of the Russian Federation and enterprises of the Russian military-industrial complex are expected.

At the same time, applications from foreign colleagues for participation in the events of the Forum continue to come. As of August 20, delegations of 116 states have confirmed their participation.

10. Taking into account the growing interest in the Forum, the organizers pay close attention to ensuring transport accessibility of the Forum facilities.

Transportation of visitors and participants of the Forum to the venues is planned by rail and road. Changes have been made to the schedule of electric trains and buses taking into account the increased traffic intensity during the Forum.

RA-2 rail bus (route: Kubinka-1 railway station – Tank Museum railway platform – Patriot Park railway platform).

Also, 11 (eleven) additional routes for the movement of city passenger buses and buses of the Russian Ministry of Defense have been introduced.

The reinforced transport group will allow not only to ensure the estimated distribution of passenger flows and visit the main Forum sites during the day, but also to assess the pace of development of the Patriot Park, having seen with our own eyes the new facilities built in 2021.

11. In 2020, the Main Temple of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation was opened on the territory of the Park, the creation of which was timed to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.

Next to the Temple of the Armed Forces is the Museum complex “1418: Memory Road”, which immerses visitors in the atmosphere of the war years and complements the Museum expositions of the Park, in which everyone can touch the unique exhibits – witnesses of history.

A museum of glory of the International Army Games has been created in the Park, where visitors can get acquainted with competitions in various military and sports disciplines held within the framework of the Games, with participating teams, see the uniforms of Russian military athletes and the prizes they have won, purchase souvenirs with the symbols of the Games.

An exposition of the studio named after M. B. Grekov, which presents a collection of works by Russian artists dedicated to the army and military history.

Also, on the territory of the Park, a monument-monument to the conquerors of outer space was opened, the center of which was the launch vehicle “Cosmos-3M”.

The airborne forces’ park “Uncle Vasya’s Alley” and the monument to Vasily Filippovich Margelov, adjacent to the operating parachute tower, were solemnly opened.

A large-scale reconstruction of the Technical Center of the Park has been carried out, where now all conditions have been created for a year-round comfortable inspection of unique samples of armored vehicles. Six modern pavilions showcase an unparalleled collection of unique combat vehicles, which includes not only Soviet and Russian armored vehicles, both serial and experimental, but also Wehrmacht armored vehicles and foreign tanks of the post-war period.

Around the chapel of Dmitry Donskoy, a memorial zone has been created, which includes a monument to the dead tankmen and the burial of the driver-mechanic Sergeant Lukoyanov, whose remains were found in the T-34-76 “Moscow Pioneer” tank raised near Velikie Luki by the Park’s search engines and is now presented in our exposition …

To services of visitors of the Technical Center – a comfortable cafe “Guards” and a new entrance group with a souvenir shop.

12. As in the past year, a set of preventive measures against the emergence and spread of a new coronavirus infection will be implemented at all the Forum facilities.

At the entrance to the Forum venue, barrier medical measures will be carried out: contactless body thermometry and a survey for complaints.

If a member of the delegation has an elevated body temperature or if there are complaints about the state of health, admission to the Forum venues will be prohibited.

The presence of the results of the PCR test, a certificate of vaccination for entry is NOT REQUIRED.

At the venues of the IMTF, it is recommended to wear a mask and observe a safe distance (1.5 – 2 m) and personal hygiene requirements.

All the necessary conditions for comfortable and fruitful work will be created at the Forum.

I invite you to take part in the events of the ARMY-2021 International Military-Technical Forum!

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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