7-11 October, Athens (Greece) will host the International exhibition of arms and military hardware of all types of armed forces «DEFENDORY INTERNATIONAL - 2008».

The biennial exhibition has been held since 1978 under the auspices of the National Defense Ministry of the Greek Republic. Russia has been participating in «DEFENDORY INTERNATIONAL» since 1992.

Thematic orientation of the Exhibition is arms and defense systems for land forces, air forces, and navy.

This year, flight groups of different countries will participate in the air show for the first time. Besides, on the eve of the exhibition opening (6 October), the International conference «Arms - Cooperation - Economy» will be held in Athens by the Greek Association of manufacturers of arms and military hardware.

The Russian exposition will occupy the area of 600 sq. m
where 24 Russian defense enterprises will present the information on 300 MPP brands.

The focal point of the exposition will be a full-scale version of BMP-3M Armored Personnel Carrier shown in static by OAO Kurganmashzavod.

Director of the FSMTC of Russia M.A. Dmitriev leads the Russian delegation.

The FSMTC of Russia views «DEFENDORY INTERNATIONAL - 2008» as important stage in development and strengthening of the military-technical cooperation, and associated business ties between Russia and its foreign partners.

Date of publication: 02.10.2008




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