Today closes the 8th International Exhibition of Arms and Military Machinery MILEX-2017. The event takes place at the premises of Minsk-1 Airport and Minsk-Arena, and features the latest innovations of the defense industry. There were almost 140 exhibitors from Belarus, Germany, China, Kazakhstan, Russia, Slovakia, and Ukraine. During the expo a contract was signed by the 558th Aviation Maintenance Works and Russian Helicopters. New contracts are expected in the aerospace industry. In July Belarus will take part in another large-scale event - the international aviation and space salon MAKS 2017.