IMDS-2019 Began at St.Petersburg

Poster of IMDS-2019

In accordance with the order of the Government of the Russian Federation, the ninth International Maritime Defence Show 2019 began in St. Petersburg from 10th July and will continue upon 14 July 2019. The Organizer of the exhibition is the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. The Exhibition Operator is Morskoy Salon Co. Ltd.

The Show’s format enables to unite in the common exhibition space:

· exposition of defence production prototype;

· demonstration of armaments and naval equipment;

· conferences, seminars, round tables, presentations;

· visit to military-industrial enterprises and VIP negotiations.

The Exhibit profile includes: naval and commercial shipbuilding, armaments and weapons, combat direction systems, navigation, communication and control, marine power plants, naval aviation, location and fleet supply infrastructure, new materials and promising technologies. Considerable exposition space is occupied by marine engineering enterprises, companies which supply marine accessory equipment, electronic elements, information technologies, consulting, financial and insurance services.

Over 40 official delegations from 33 countries are expected to attend the event, organized by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade. The show will be held at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex as well as in the nearby Marine Station mooring complex.

The exhibition will include 17 Russian ships such as the Russian Admiral Kasatonov frigate of the Admiral Gorshkov-class (Project 22350) and a corvette of the Project 20380, which will be showcased at the Marine Station.

Some 350 companies are slated to take part in the event, including 28 foreign firms from 19 countries such as China, Germany and South Korea. Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation and the Rostec state corporation will also participate in the exhibition.

Russian warships are open for visit during the show.