Pandemic coronavirus was reflected in the number of countries participating in the forum "Army 2020", is confirmed by the participation of only 35 of the 133 invited countries, said the head of Department of exhibition activity of the main Department of the research activities and technological support of advanced technologies of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation Oleg Kulakovsky.
"The current epidemiological situation has certainly complicated the preparations for the forum, particularly the involvement of foreign States. Official invitations were sent to heads of defense agencies of 133 countries", - he told in interview to the newspaper "Red star".
The latest device for laser cutting under water for the first time will show at the exhibition-forum "Army 2020", said Friday in a press-service of the defense Ministry.
The event will be held from 23 to 28 August in the Park "Patriot" (Kubinka).