Over 30 countries to participate in Belarusian defense technology expo MILEX 2017

MINSK — Over 30 countries will be represented during the Belarusian defense technology expo MILEX 2017, BelTA learned from Sergei Gurulev, Chairman of the State Defense Industries Committee of Belarus.

According to the source, over 30 countries will send over 50 delegations. The largest ones will come from the Russian Federation and China. Companies from Germany and Slovakia will take part in the expo for the first time. Poland will also be represented during the expo.

MILEX is a convenient venue for Belarusian defense industries where they can implement promising projects and reach new technological heights. Nearly 80 Belarusian enterprises and education institutions intend to showcase their products during the expo. R&D products will also be put on display by state organisations and education institutions.

Enterprises run by the State Defense Industries Committee of Belarus will showcase for the first time about 90 samples of weapons, military and special hardware. The choice includes mobility solutions, radio location systems, radio warfare systems, and means of destruction.

The official opening ceremony will take place in the Minsk One airport on 20 May. Spectators will be able to enjoy a magnificent show on the ground and in the air. The Minsk Arena sports facility will be the main venue for the expo. According to Sergei Gurulev, MILEX is a serious military, political, and economic event in the country’s life.

Source: Emirates News Agency