Ukraine has announced it will host the "Arms and Security-2015" show on September 22nd-25th 2015 in the territory of International Exhibition Center (15 Brovarsky Ave., Kyiv, Ukraine).
Presently Ukraine experiences military aggression, withdrawal the state defense industry enterprises from stagnation and forced cancellation of the previous close partnerships, Anatoliy Tkachenko, General Director--Deputy Head of Organizing Committee said in a statement.
“In these conditions the domestic defense exhibition "Arms and Security-2015" is an essential tool to deepen military cooperation with the EU and the USA. It is also a perfect way to establish cooperation between military manufacturers aimed at design and production of weapons and military equipment for Ukrainian Armed Forces,” he added.
The 2015 exhibition and conference will focus on the spread of military-technical and military-industrial cooperation between Ukraine and foreign partners in the domain of arms and military equipment and other products for the needs of the Air and Land Forces and also the local police.
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