July 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – The commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, during a working meeting at the Navy High Command highly appreciated the participation of the fleet in the International Navy Salon-2019 and noted that it contributes to the development of optimal points of interaction with industry in solving the main task of the Navy command to create and the development of a qualitatively new and balanced in composition and combat capabilities of the naval forces.
Directly during IMDS-2019, the commander-in-chief of the Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, held a series of bilateral meetings with the commanders of naval forces of foreign countries. In the course of communication with foreign partners, issues of the current state and prospects for the development of cooperation in the naval field were discussed.
As part of the Salon, the Navy was represented by the frigate “Admiral Kasatonov”, the corvette “Resistant”, small rocket ships “Mytishchi” and “Serpukhov”, a small landing ship on an airbag “Evgeny Kocheshkov”, a landing craft “Michman Lermontov” boat “Yevgeny Gnicevich” and other ships. All of them were open for visiting by participants of IMDS-2019, as well as residents and guests of the city of St. Petersburg.
The Ninth International Naval Salon (MBMC-2019) was held in St. Petersburg from July 10 to July 14, 2019 based on the order of the Government of the Russian Federation of October 30, 2017 No. 2403-p. Subjects of the Salon included shipbuilding and shipbuilding, weapons and armament, combat control systems, navigation, communications and control, ship power plants, naval aviation, fleet basing and support infrastructure, as well as many other aspects.