In 2016, the Forum static exposition has been presented in 40 thematic sections, which demonstrated the advanced developments in the field of radioelectronic warfare and reconnaissance, optoelectronic and geoinformation systems, unmanned aviation, laser technologies, hydrometeorological support products, the nuclear weapons complex, created for armed forces.
The static exposition was located in the area of more than 500 thousand square meters with free access to 250 military and special vehicles, 11 thousand exhibits on the stands of 1004 enterprises of the Russian Defence Industry and several dozens of aviation equipment specimens at the Kubinka Aerodrome. The Forum static exposition demonstrated modern ships of Northern and Baltic fleets.
The Defence Industry enterprises of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Pakistan and Malaysia offered large-scale national expositions for the first time at the Forum site. Additionally, 58 defence enterprises and holdings from 13 foreign countries presented their products, which was twice more than in the last year. Aside from the countries, which presented their national exhibits, the Forum was attended by representatives of the enterprises of the defence industry of Germany, India, Israel, Ireland, China, Thailand, France and Switzerland.