A unique international platform - ArmHiTec Exhibition
International Exhibition of Arms and Defence Technologies «ArmHiTec» has been held by the Ministry of Defence of Armenia since 2016. At the very start of the exhibition organization the decision was made to arrange the expo as the open platform to welcome innovative technologies developers of different countries.
Together with the main goal of the event, raising the quality of material equipment of the Armenia Armed Forces, the expo is aimed at bilateral cooperation with the Armenia business community and with the foreign countries delegations, participant and visitors of the exhibition.
In 2018 the exhibition gathered 94 companies from 12 countries 5000 visitors, including 1 500+ specialists from different departments of Armenia MOD and foreign countries MODs. The exposition presented Armenian and foreign pavilions of such countries as Germany, India, Italy, France, Croatia, Serbia, China, Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan.
The delegations from the participating countries held meetings with businesses and officials of other countries, visiting the exhibition. Among the audience of the trade fair there were heads and representatives of different departments of the Armenia MOD, Armenia Armed Forces General Headquarters, Armenia Ministry of Emergency Situations, Armenia Ministry of Economy and Finance, Armenia Territorial Administration and Infrastructure Ministry, Armenia HiTech Industries Ministry, as well as MODs, Ministries of Foreign Affairs, and Industries of Serbia, India, Iran, Italy, Poland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, representatives of the international organizations of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO). The most numerous were official delegations from Iran and Russia.
Armenia exposition exhibited UAVs, anti-tank missile systems, night vision devices, special radar stations for intelligence, small arms, personal protection equipment and many other products and services. Manufacturer PRO MAQ companies presented their Hreesh UAV, “KVH” company exhibited self-driving tank, able to move weights up to 300 kg, while its weight is 200 kg. Elbat Company demonstrated accumulators and uninterruptible power supply systems. “Electron” plant presented metal detector “”EKA-1”, mine detector “RIA-1” and their other products.
Starting from 2016 International Exhibition «ArmHiTec» has become the integrating business platform to develop international cooperation being the neutral region for economic and political sanctions.
The 3rd International Exhibition of Arms and Defence Technologies “ArmHiTec-2020” will be held from 26 to 28 March 2020 at Exhibition Complex "YerevanEXPO" (Yerevan, Republic of Armenia).