International Miltary-Technical Forum ARMY-2020

On 23rd-29th August 2020 the town of Kubinka west of Moscow hosted the ‘Army-2020’ International Military-Technical Forum. The event, which is held under the auspices of Russia’s Ministry of Defence and the Rosoboroneksport (Russian Defence Export) arms trading agency, is now in its sixth edition, having been held annually since 2015, and has earned a solid reputation as both a defence trade fair and an exciting show. The first three days are trade days when negotiations are held and deals are inked, while on the other four days the event is open to the general public.

IEBF-2018: Gentlemen, start your engines!

The third biennial International Engine Building Forum (IEBF-2018, or MFD-2018 in Russian) took place at Moscow’s VDNKh fairground on 4th-6th April. The IEBF is billed as the world’s largest specialised event in the field of aero, marine and industrial engine design.

Victory Day Flypast – Moscow

After a long break since 1995 when the 50th anniversary of VE-Day was celebrated, the Russian Air Force’s participation in the traditional Victory Day military parades in Moscow’s Red Square resumed in 2008. This year the Air Force was involved on a much larger scale than previously, putting up 69 assorted fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft.