Results of IV International Exhibition of Weapons Systems and Military Equipment KADEX-2016.
IV International Exhibition of Weapons Systems and Military Equipment KADEX-2016 was held on April 2-5, 2017.
231 (in 2014 – 208) foreign companies and 55 (in 2014 – 45) official delegations from 44 countries (in 2014 – 28), as well as 121 (in 2014 – 92) domestic enterprises of machine-building industry and consumer goods industry participated in the exhibition.
During four days, about 120 thousand people (in 2014 – 45 thousand), including 21 thousand of specialists and over 90 of citizens and visitors of the capital attended the event.
More than 700 foreign and domestic weaponry and equipment items were demonstrated in the territory of the complex.
The business program of the exhibition included the Business Council and the Coordination Council for Advertisement and Exhibition Activities under the CSTO Interstate Commission on Military and Technical Cooperation, seminars devoted to “Problems and prospects of development of armament, military and special equipment of the Armed Forces of XXI century” (over 400 Kazakhstani specialists and 47 foreign guests participated in it), as well as more than 130 bilateral meetings and negotiations with heads of official delegations and managers of foreign companies on supply of armament and discussion of prospects of military and technical cooperation (28 meetings were conducted by the Management of the RK Ministry of Defense) during which 2 Intergovernmental Agreements on military and technical cooperation, and 70 various memoranda, agreements and contracts were signed.
In general, KADEX-2016 was held at high organizational level, demonstrated achievements of domestic enterprises, gave an opportunity to summarize the results of mutual military and technical cooperation of local and foreign companies, and determined key vectors of its further development.