International military-technical forum “Army-2017” in Moscow Park “Patriot” on Friday for the first time opened to public access. Prior to that he worked in closed mode — only for professionals, but despite this, according to the organizers, it was visited more than 175,000 people.
Due to poor weather demonstration program of the forum scheduled for the first open day was adjusted, which, of course, a few upset guests. However, the organizers emphasize that in addition to the purely entertaining part of the forum is not less important is the dialogue of experts on a wide range of military and defense issues.
So, on Friday, the dialogue turned to the three “Syrian round tables” devoted to the experience of using the armed forces in Syria. Speaking at one of them, the chief of the Main operations Directorate of the General staff of armed forces Colonel-General Sergey rudskoy has informed that “since the beginning of the operation, the aircraft HQs were more than 28 thousand sorties. Caused about 90 thousand air strikes”. According to him, participation of the Russian space forces in the conflict radically changed the situation in Syria. “Blocked the main supply routes of the militants with arms and ammunition, he said. — Terrorist organizations lost financial support from the illegal sale of petroleum products”.
Equally important to the exhibition, according to organizers, meetings of scientists and specialists of the defense industry, which are able to give powerful impetus for the emergence of new solutions in the creation of Russian weapons.
For example, Deputy defense Minister for armaments Yuri Borisov, visiting on the eve of the exhibition, which shows samples of work military personnel of the scientific mouth, said:
— I was genuinely struck by the innovative nature of the scientific development of the mouth. We need to make quick steps for their implementation in practice. This work we will implement in the near future. We do not stop there, the process of creating weapons is a continuous process.
He noted that the exhibition demonstrated a new conceptual platform almost all areas of kinds and types of troops, and emphasized that the area of IT technologies, software development, models of various kinds — something that today is very successful in dealing research company.
The scientific part of the forum was in Vladivostok, where exhibitions of arms and military equipment deployed on the moorings 33 Ship quay, in the House of officers of fleet at the airbase “Central Corner” and branch Patriot Park on the island of Russian. Here in the framework of scientific and business program at the “round tables” Pacific fleet commander Admiral Sergei Avakyants, members of the Board of the Military-industrial Commission of the Russian Federation, Industrialists, academics, researchers and University professors discussed the issues of digital navigation, control surface and underwater conditions in the waters of the sea, recent advances in the design of robotics.