Belarus and Kazakhstan will offer their expositions at the Army 2016 international military and technical forum for the first time, Alexander Mironov, head of the Russian Defense Ministry’s Main Department for Research and Advanced Technology Support, said on Friday, February 26, 2016.
The 2nd Army 2016 international military and technical forum will be held at the Patriot Park near Moscow in the autumn of 2016, he added.
"The exposition program will comprise 40 thematic sections. Belarus and Kazakhstan are also planned to offer their expositions. Special exhibitions will be held as well," Mironov said during a briefing for foreign military attaches.
There are plans to organize the Arctic exposition that will demonstrate advanced developments, as well as products and technologies for Arctic applications.
"The forum will create required conditions to show the capabilities of Russian and foreign products," Mironov said.
The Army 2016 military and technical forum will include the Innovation Club exhibition that will allow military experts and visitors to see advanced military and dual-purpose hardware and technologies.
The exposition of the 1st Smart Industrial Technologies 2016 international exhibition will be held within the framework of the Army 2016 forum. The Smart Industrial Technologies 2016 exhibition will display highly efficient equipment and technologies for industry retooling.
"The demonstration program will show the capabilities of modern military and special hardware and equipment of the Russian Defense Ministry, as well as military and dual-purpose hardware producers," Mironov said.