International Defence Equipment and Services Exhibition
„HEMUS 2020”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
30 September - 3 October 2020

Demonstration Firings

Live Firings, by tradition accompany the Exhibition thus giving vast opportunities to demonstrate defence product’s mobility, functionality and firepower. At ‘Hemus 2020’ this possibilities will be given again to exhibitors and visitors.

Lastly, on 1-st of June 2018 Live Firings within ’HEMUS 2018’ took place at "Zmejovo" Central Artillery Technical Testing Range. Seven  companies and organizations took part in the event. On the Bulgarian side, 18 types of new defence products have been demonstrated by the following producers: Vazovski Mashinostroitelni Zavodi JSC - Sopot, Arcus AD – Lyaskovetz, Aheloi TSO Ltd. – Sofia, DUNARIT JSC - Rousse, Stroyproject Ltd. - Sofia and Central Artillery Technical Testing Range itself.

For the first time in the history of the exhibition the Demonstration Firings this year involved a foreign company - "Patria Land System", Finland. The company demonstrated the maneuvering and firing capabilities of their modular armoured vehicle Patria AMV 8x8 .

Also for the first time the Demonstration Firings were broadcasted on live in the mail pavilion of the exhibition and were accessible for monitoring from each point through web-Internet address.

For more info:
Colonel, Ass.Prof. Borislav Genov PhD;
“Prof. Tsvetan Lazarov” Defence Institute;
2, blvd."Prof. Tsvetan Lazarov", 1952 Sofia, Bulgaria;
Telephone: +359 02 922 18 50;