The Russian Minister of Defence General Sergey Shoigu said at a meeting for the Armed forces that delegations from 92 countries took part in the VI International Military-Technical Forum ARMY-2020, which was concluded on 29 August.
The ministry of Defence reported the meeting at which Shoigu spoke to the leadership of the Armed Forces of Russia. In this meeting, the Minister of defence said that 92 foreign countries participated through their delegations in the events of the Forum.
Furthermore, more than 1,400 domestic and foreign enterprises and organisations presented over 28,000 samples of military and dual-use products. Almost 700 units of modern weapons and military equipment took part in the static and dynamic demonstration.
91 bilateral meetings with foreign partners and more than 180 scientific and business events dedicated to promising areas of development of the military-technical sphere were held between 23-29 August.
41 contracts worth 1.16 trillion Rubles (more than US $13 billion) have been signed with 27 Russian companies.
“I would like to note that, despite the restrictions associated with coronavirus infection, the forum was productive,” said the head of the military department.