Yesterday, July 9, in Nizhny Tagil, Sverdlovsk region hosts VI international exhibition of arms, military equipment and ammunition, "Russian Expo Arms-2008" in conjunction with the V international exhibition "Defense and Protection 2008". On the territory of the polygon "prospector" exhibition hosted 463 companies and organizations from 40 regions of Russia and Belarus, Ukraine, France, Sweden, Switzerland and other countries. Despite the fact that the exhibitions are "land" in nature, in order to give entertainment, at the demonstration of Russian military aircraft. During the opening of art exhibitions of aerobatics show "Falcons of Russia" in the SU-27 fighters. Pilots in the sky to fulfill the traditional figures of "Bell" and "barrels", and had a short-range dogfight. Bombers SD-24-M bombings demonstrated on ground targets aviation bombs U-50T. Guests and members were able to admire the flight of Russian fighter aircraft SU-25t, SU-27cm, helicopters MI-24 and MI-28.
Russian military demonstrated the power of military equipment.
at high speed to overcome obstacles heavy tanks T-90S, T-80. The famous flying tank T-90 was riveted the attention of all spectators. The exhibition demonstrated their ability fighting vehicles backed by tanks BMPT, self-gun "Msta-S, self-propelled howitzers 2S19M1. Here you can see Izhevsk unmanned aircraft ZALA-421-08, reactive system salvo fire "Smerch", anti-aircraft missile system 9K317E Buk-M2E, puskozaryazhayuschuyu installation 9A316E, 155-mm Howitzer M3-146-1. The exhibition about 3 thousand exhibits, it took more than 3 thousand square meters of exhibition space in the pavilions, and 8 thousand - outdoors. Protect the exhibition, more than 500 police officers and 45 soldiers OMON. The exhibition will run until July 12. Defense Complex has overcome a "hole" in which he was in the 90's. Now the Ministry of Defense of Russia has the possibility of choosing the most modern weapons to enhance the security of the Fatherland.