Greetings to guests and participants

Dear friends!

The International Aviation and Space Salon by right takes the worthy place among the leading exhibitions of the aircraft and space equipment.

Participation in it of the famous domestic and foreign aviaproducers defines the high status of a forum among experts and attracts invariable interest of experts and fans of aircraft and space, allows to examine innovative achievements of the enterprises of domestic OPK (Military-industrial Complex) in the field of aircraft and astronautics.

Holding actions of similar level makes a powerful contribution to the development of the Russian aerospace branch, gives the chance to conclude mutually advantageous contracts, to improve production cooperation and to find new business partners.

Besides, here it is possible to examine innovative achievements of the enterprises of domestic OPK (Military-industrial Complex) for production of modern samples of arms and military equipment in the field of aircraft and astronautics, missile and air defense.

I do not doubt that skills of the glorified military groups of “RusskieVityazi” (Russian Knights), “Strizhi” (Martins) and “SokolyRossii” (Falcons of Russia), as well as the unique opportunities of aircraft of Russian Air Forces will decorate MAKS-2017 and will make it the memorable aviation holiday.

I wish to organizers and participants of Salon the fruitful work, successful implementation of plans and ideas, and guests and the audience bright unforgettable impressions!

Minister of defence of the Russian Federation
General of Army

Sergey Shoygu

Russian President Vladimir Putin retains Zhukovsky as MAKS venue

October 6, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin backed the recommendation of the Military-Industrial Commission of the Russian Federation to keep holding International Aviation