Nowadays, promotional and exhibition activity is becoming one of the most important mechanisms of strengthening political and economic positions of states-exporters of arms to different regions of the world and also a set of actions efficiently assisting in innovative development of economy, primarily, of all the military-industrial complex, manufacturing of competitive goods through attracting investments and new technologies.
From 2000 till 2010 FSMTC of Russia in association with the concerned federal bodies of the executive branch created a harmonic and effective system of exhibitions regarding military purpose products (further – MPP) in the Russian Federation. This system is based on 3 nationwide exhibitions, held in the Central Region of Russia and covering principal areas in the field of production of arms and military equipment:
The International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS held starting from 1992 in odd-numbered years at the grounds of FSUE Flight Research Institute named after M.M.Gromov in Zhukovsky, Moscow Oblast;
The International Maritime Defense Show IMDS held starting from 2003 at Lenexpo Exhibition Complex in St.-Petersburg;
The International Show of Weapons and Military Equipment MVSV organized since 2004 in Moscow, which in 2010 has become the core exhibition within the International Forum "Engineering Technologies – 2010" held at the grounds of JSC "TVK "Russia" in Zhukovsky, Moscow Oblast.
The International Exhibition of Arms, Military Equipment and Ammunition "Russian exhibition of arms. Nizhny Tagil" at the grounds of the State Exhibition Centre of FSE Nizhny Tagil Institute of Metal Testing held in odd-numbered years is an attractive show and a salon of significant interest for foreign customers and partners. The pivotal and obvious advantage of this event is a unique test range which makes it possible to showcase in action a great deal of arms and large-sized samples of military hardware of the Land Forces.
The exhibitions organized in the Russian Federation proactively assist in promoting military-technical cooperation of the Russian Federation with foreign states and strengthening political and economic stands of Russia in various regions of the world.
Date of publication: 28.05.2011