22-27 August


Moscow Region, Russia



Signal units of the Russian military base in Abkhazia practice reestablishing communications damaged during combat

The servicemen established strong connection between staffs at the distance of 600 kilometers as well as met more than 20 different qualification standards.

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Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu took part in the first session of the Board of Trustees of the Patriot park

Speaking at the session, the head of the military department stated that the Park would host more than 1,000 different events in 2017.

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Russian Defence Ministry official website launches a section devoted to the VI Moscow Conference on International Security

The section will include all necessary information about the MCIS 2017. The conference is held in Moscow on April 26-27.

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Formation of the Western military district received Tornado-G MLRS

The 122mm Tornado-G MLRS are to replace the Grad systems. The servicemen will conduct firing in the first quarter of 2017 in course of field training.

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Briefing for foreign military Attaches devoted to the III International Military-Technical Forum ARMY 2017 will be held in the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Centre

Alexander Mironov will inform the participants about the organization of exhibition of military hardware and special vehicles, and about the frameworks of demonstrational, scientific and business programmes of the ARMY 2017 Forum.

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Varyag cruiser conducted artillery firing at coastal, sea and air targets

Ship crew successfully engaged targets, which had imitated firing positions, surface ship as well as air attack means of the conditional enemy, with AK-130 and AK-630 artillery complexes.

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Radiotechnical units of the Western MD practiced detecting and tracking conditional air targets

More than 500 servicemen took part in the exercise. About 130 pieces of special hardware, including Nebo and Kasta radar complexes, were involved.

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Scouts of the Western MD practice correcting counter-battery fire

The servicemen are detecting fire positions of the conditional enemy, transferring received data to the artillery units, controlling and correcting their fire with the use of Zoopark reconnaissance stations and Aistenok fire control radar complex.

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Flight tactic exercise with pilots of the Southern MD army aviation base started in the Rostov Region

Crews of Mi-8AMTSh and Mi-28N will be performing assigned tasks over unfamiliar terrain during three days.

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The number of registration zones for participants and visitors of the international forum "Army 2016" will be increased

The number of volunteers that received an in-depth practical training has been increased twofold in order to provide information support to guests and participants of the Forum at the event locations.

Exhibition news


Uninterrupted power supply of special facilities of the Russian Armed Forces will be discussed at the forum “Army-2016”

The discussion will take place as part of a roundtable organized by the Military Academy of the Strategic Missile Forces.

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Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov: Russia-Azerbaijan dialogue on creation of security system in the Caspian Sea will be intensified

Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov summed up results of negotiations between General of the Army Sergei Shoigu and Colonel General Zakir Hasanov held in course of the visit of the Russian Defence Minister to Baku.

Exhibition news


Conference on development of simulator complexes will take place at the International Forum "ARMY-2016"

More than 20 enterprises of the Russian industry, as well as the representatives of Minpromtorg, Rosoboronexport and the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation have already sent applications for participation in the conference.

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Demonstration modern armament of the Southern MD will be held in the Rostov Region in course of the International military and technical forum “Army 2016”

Military servicemen will also demonstrate combat capabilities of the hardware while eliminating sabotage groups, columns of hardware, aviation, and armored vehicles of the simulated enemy.

Exhibition news


Forum Army-2016 will feature its own official show daily

The daily issues of Show Observer Army-2016 will available in the first three days of the Forum

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Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu held Single day of military production acceptance

Head of military department noted that volumes of supplying with main military hardware samples reached almost 40% of the year plan.

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First championship among UAV operators will be held within the ARMY 2016 Forum

The main task of the “drone biathlon” is to assess the training level of operators in controlling high-manoeuvrable aircraft, accuracy of aiming and focusing on assigned point in conditions of high speeds.

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Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Land Forces pays working visit to Argentina

The parties will discuss issues of bilateral cooperation concerning development of the Land Forces of two countries.

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