ArmInfo. The third international arms and defense technology exhibition "ArmHiTech - 2020", scheduled for March 26-28, 2020 in Armenia, has been canceled.
It should be noted that the organizers of the event are the Ministry of High-Tech Industry and the Ministry of Defense of Armenia. During the event, business forums, presentations, as well as business meetings were to be held. Traditionally, the exhibition brings together under one roof the representatives of more than 100 international companies from more than 20 countries involved in the production of military- industrial and defense technologies, as well as senior officials and prominent representatives of the field. The exhibition creates a platform for new cooperation, exchange of experience, product presentation, as well as for opening new markets. The priority areas of the exhibition are command and control systems, communications and communications, automatic troop control systems, unmanned aerial vehicles and aircraft systems, laser technologies and other relevant topics.
It should be noted that due to the threat of the spread of a new type of coronavirus, the Armenian Ministry of Defense imposed quarantine at the end of February, restricting the movement of personnel of the RA Armed Forces and banning any visits. And yesterday, it urged citizens to visit defense institutions only when absolutely necessary and with protective masks.
To date, 6 cases of coronavirus disease have been registered in Armenia, several dozen more are in the quarantine zone.