A 45th international aerospace show takes start in Le Bourget, Parisian suburbia, tomorrow. President Jacques Chirac visited the exposition today.
As he appeared at the pavilion of the Russian military-industrial complex, the President talked to Russian journalists to highly appreciate bilateral aerospace cooperation, and forecast its ambitious prospects.
The exposition has gathered more than 1,700 corporate exhibitors from 38 countries, with aviation technologies and weaponry on display. Representing Russia are 45 military-industrial companies with an approximate 300 exhibits.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine may face new problems over the upgraded Russian unmanned aerial vehicle Lancet. Kyiv will now need to use airfields far from the line of combat contact and look for new ways to protect its aircraft