27 - 31 October, Paris (France) will stage the International Defense and Maritime Exhibition and Conference «EURONAVAL – 2008».
The biennial Exhibition under the patronage of the France Defense Ministry is held at the Paris-Le-Bourget exhibition center. It is a dedicated international exhibition of naval vessels and equipment staging achievements in shipbuilding, new versions of arms and military hardware for the Navy, sea aircraft, telecommunications, navigation equipment, and training gear, etc. This year, EURONAVAL will take place for the 21st time.
The Industrial Group GICAN – Groupement Industriel des Constructions et Armements Navals, a national association of ship builders of France and a forum of the French ship-building industry – is the organizer of the event.
EURONAVAL Exhibitions are notable for their worldwide, rather than regional coverage of tendencies in the development of naval defense.
A number of thematic conferences and seminars is scheduled during the Exhibition:
«Underwater platforms for carrying out operations in shallow waters»; «European sea zone control»;
«Sea security: issues and ways to address them. European Security and Defense Policy», etc.
This year, the Russian exposition combines nine defense enterprises: FSUE Rosoboronexport, ОАО ALTAIR Naval Radio Electronics Scientific Research Institute, FSUE Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau, ОАО Granite-Elektron Concern, FSUE TSKBMT Rubin, FSUE Admiralteiskie Verfi, FSUE Zelenodolskoye Design Bureau, FSUE Severnoye Design Bureau, and FSUE NPO Avrora.
Participants and visitors of the Russian exposition can familiarize with properties of the Russian weapons, its advantages, high combat efficiency, and reliability.
To coordinate and supervise participation of Russian defense enterprises, a Russian delegation was formed under the leadership of FSMTC of Russia Deputy Director K.N. Biruilin, composed of officials from state authorities of the Russian Federation, and enterprises of the military-industrial complex.
The FSMTC of Russia views «EURONAVAL – 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: 22.10.2008