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The forum was attended by representatives of 117 foreign states, who sent their official military delegations, of which 36 are high-level. The total number of representatives of foreign military departments was 320 people.
On the sidelines of the forum, 87 bilateral meetings were held, 37 of them were held with foreign partners through the Ministry of Defense of Russia, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and the FSMTC. AO Rosoboronexport and enterprises of the military-industrial complex held 50 bilateral meetings.
60 foreign companies and organizations from 12 countries (Belarus, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, China, Latvia, the Netherlands, Pakistan, France, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Turkey) took part in the International Military-Technical Forum “ARMY-2021” with an exhibition exposition.
National exhibition expositions were presented by 4 foreign countries (Belarus, Kazakhstan, India, Pakistan).
The ARMY-2021 Forum was held simultaneously with the International Army Games, which will end on September 4. This allowed guests and participants of both events to organize their work as efficiently as possible and attend a spectacular demonstration program.
The format of the forum included exhibition expositions, demonstration
and scientific and business programs, as well as cultural and artistic events.
Static expositions at the central exhibition area were formed
in the pavilions and open areas of the Patriot Exhibition and Convention Center, the Alabino training ground and the Kubinka airfield with a total area of over 334.5 thousand square meters. m.
As part of the static display in open areas, 342 units of serial samples of weapons, military and special equipment from the presence of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation were presented.
In total, more than
1,400 (1,489) enterprises and organizations that presented over 28 thousand (28,127) samples and technologies of military and dual-use.
Within the framework of the Year of Science and Technology held in the Russian Federation
a thematic cluster of artificial intelligence technologies, electronic and information technologies was deployed.
At the exposition of the Military Innovative Technopolis “ERA” 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 were presented.
Together with the collegium of the Military-Industrial Commission of the Russian Federation, the exposition “Diversification of the Russian defense industry complex” was presented.
The FSMTC of Russia together with the joint-stock company Rosoboronexport prepared an exposition of export-oriented models of weapons and equipment to be shown to foreign delegations.
A number of military-technical innovations were presented at the open area of the Patriot Exhibition and Convention Center within the framework of the Arctic specialized exposition. Visitors and specialists could see the TRECOL-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 equipment used in the Arctic zone.
At the specialized exhibition “Military Education – Advanced Technologies and Digital Transformation”, universities and pre-university organizations of the Russian Ministry of Defense demonstrated their scientific and technical groundwork.
In the zones of the “Fan Club” for 34 competitions of the International Army Games, guests of the forum with samples of weapons, military and special equipment.
The exhibition part of the aviation cluster of the forum at the Kubinka airfield was significantly expanded and updated, where guests and participants of the forum saw a wide range of products from the aviation industry: from retro to the most modern and promising models of aviation weapons and equipment. In addition, specialized expositions of military transport and long-range aviation were provided.
For the first time were presented: full-size mock-ups of engines PD-14, TV7-117ST and TV7-117V, air control center for UAVs based on the L-410 aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles “Altius-RU”, “Inokhodets-RU”, “Outpost-R “, As well as expanded expositions:” Mobile military repair “; “Aviation equipment and facilities for the Arctic region.”
In the pavilions of the enterprises of the industrial complex, the International Exhibition “Products of the leading enterprises of the Russian defense industry complex” was held. Key enterprises of the Russian military-industrial complex demonstrated about 800 promising developments of weapons for military and special equipment, as well as samples of high-tech dual-use products. Six demonstration and exhibition complexes: Rostec State Corporation, Kalashnikov Concern JSC, United Aircraft Corporation PJSC, United Shipbuilding Corporation JSC, Tactical Missile Armament Corporation JSC, Almaz-Antey Concern VKO JSC »With a total area of over 37 thousand square meters. m demonstrated various interactive objects, including modern training simulators, as well as virtual reality simulators.
In the dynamic program at the Alabino training ground and the Kubinka airfield, a demonstration of the capabilities of 275 samples of weapons of military and special equipment from the presence of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, as well as samples of products of industrial enterprises took place.
At the Kubinka airfield, demonstration flights were conducted to demonstrate the maneuverability of Yak-130, L-410, Ka-52, Mig-15UTI aircraft, aerobatics on the Extra aircraft (Svetlana Kopanina), performances of the Swift aerobatic groups (9 -29), Russian Knights (6 Su-35S), Berkuts (4 Mi-28N), First Flight (6 Yak-52), as well as air battles.
Demonstration demonstration of the capabilities of weapons and military equipment at the Alabino training ground was united by a common concept in relation to the maneuverable actions of an interspecific group of forces. Every day a program was presented to the attention of the audience, consisting of 16 tactical episodes, formed according to the types of military equipment based on the capabilities of the training ground and the target environment, as well as covering three natural environments – earth, water, air.
The events of the demonstration program of the forum were held on the ground and water clusters, where the possibilities of the running and fire capabilities of weapons, military and special equipment, as well as landing craft for crossing water obstacles were presented.
In particular, a demonstration of the exclusive capabilities of crews and weapons of military and special equipment, a master class for tank crews, a joint waltz of the T-80U and BMD-4M tanks and a performance of sports parachutists were organized.
A separate program was devoted to the dynamic demonstration of the capabilities of export-oriented samples of military products for representatives of foreign delegations – potential customers of Russian weapons and military equipment.
Demonstrations for mass visits were held from 26 to 28 August.
Within the framework of the ARMY-2021 forum, the Dronbiathlon-2021 unmanned aerial vehicle control championship was held from 25 to 26 August. The competitions were held on the sidelines of the forum for the sixth year in a row.
4 teams took part in the main program of the competition among professional teams: the national teams of Moscow and St. Petersburg, a foreign team of pilots from Turkey, Bulgaria and Belarus, for the first time the Russian women’s team took part in the competition.
The competition was held in the format of a team race. The drone operators have demonstrated their skills in controlling drones at extreme speeds, accuracy and for the first time in the “Drag racing” format, which features a series of paired races on a limited straight track (100 m) at maximum acceleration.
In a bitter struggle the first place was taken by the Moscow team. In the competition among universities, organizations and pre-university institutions of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, the first place was taken by the team of operators of scientific companies of the Military Innovative Technopolis “ERA”, as well as the team of the Perm Suvorov School.
For the first time, a scientific and practical festival of robotics and innovative technologies “RoboArmy” was held within the framework of the ARMY-2021 forum. An interactive exhibition, fascinating master classes, drone control, robot fights, science shows and a virtual hypermuseum were demonstrated to the guests of the festival.
Within the framework of the festival, the finals of the All-Russian scientific and technical competition “InteRA” were held in 9 promising areas. The purpose of the competition was to involve young people in scientific, technical and innovative creativity, the implementation of innovative projects in the field of high technologies used to solve the modern tasks of the army and civil society, and increase motivation for obtaining an engineering education.
This year, the scientific and business program of the forum was formed taking into account the proposals of the military command and control bodies, federal executive authorities and organizations on the most pressing issues of the development of the Armed Forces, the military-industrial complex of Russia and international military-technical cooperation.
Well-known public figures, leading scientists, experts and general designers were invited as moderators of the events of the scientific and business program.
13 major events from 18 Russian cities (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kostroma, Ryazan, Voronezh, Sevastopol, Galitsyno, Cherepovets, Severomorsk, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Orenburg, Vladivostok, Tyumen, Belgorod, etc.) were held in the video conference mode.
The scientific and business program of the forum included 211 events (25 more than in 2020). They were organized not only by the Ministry of Defense, but also by enterprises working in the interests of the defense industry. In total, 138 round tables, 38 conferences, 21 meetings, 14 briefings were held during the week.
Foreign experts took an active part in the scientific and business program of the forum. Congresses and meetings at the Patriot Exhibition and Convention Center brought together the scientific and business community from East and Southeast Asia and the Near Abroad at one table. Foreign specialists worked daily on the sidelines of the forum within the framework of the NDP. The business meetings were attended by 22 foreign delegations led by the heads of the defense departments. In addition to the central platform of the forum, events of the scientific and business program were also organized in the military districts and in the Northern Fleet.
In total, about 12,000 specialists took part in the scientific and business program of the IMTF “ARMY-2021”, of which more than 2,600 have a doctorate or candidate of science degree.
Within the framework of the scientific and business program, a number of events were held dedicated to young talents, the development of a system of selection and support of young people with high intellectual abilities, organized by the GUNID of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and the ERA technopolis.
Based on the results of the scientific and business program, the Main Directorate of Research Activities and Technological Support of Advanced Technologies of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation will develop a collection of reports and speeches of the scientific and business program of the International Military and Technical Forum “ARMY-2021”.
At the ARMY-2021 forum, the Russian Ministry of Defense signed more than 40 government contracts with 27 enterprises of the military-industrial complex worth over 500 billion rubles.
As a result of the fulfillment of these state contracts, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation will be replenished with more than 1300 new models of equipment, overhaul and modernization of over 150 units of weapons, military and special equipment will be carried out.
A group of experts and specialists representing interested military command and control bodies has been pre-selected and included in the consolidated register of more than 250 promising innovative developments and projects.
During the days of mass visits from 26 to 28 August 2021, performances by orchestras and ensembles of the Ministry of Defense and creative teams of Moscow and the Moscow Region were held on the Main Stage of the Patriot Exhibition and Convention Center, the mobile stage of the Alabino training ground.
The closing ceremony and presentation of the Main Prize of the Forum were held under the leadership of the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation – First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Valery Gerasimov, with the participation of Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Alexei Krivoruchko.
The Grand Prix of the ARMY-2021 International Military-Technical Forum was awarded to the staff of the Tactical Missile Armament Corporation Joint-Stock Company.
The objects of the Patriot Military-Patriotic Culture and Recreation Park of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation were used to hold cultural, sports and patriotic events. Visitors and participants of the forum were given the opportunity to visit the Main Temple of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the Multimedia Historical and Memorial Complex “Memory Road”.
During the work of the forum, its events were attended by 1 702 564 people.
The ARMY International Military-Technical Forum has been held since 2015. The Forum has become an authoritative discussion platform and plays an important role in bringing civil society and the army closer together, increasing the authority of the Armed Forces, instilling pride in their country among young people, and strengthening interstate relations in the field of defense.
For the seventh year in a row, the representative of the organizer of the ARMY forum is the Main Directorate of Research and Technological Support of Advanced Technologies (Innovative Research) of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
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