The 8th International Maritime Defence Show (IMDS-2017) will be held under the Russian Federation Government's order №1140-p from 19 June 2015 in St. Petersburg from 28th of June till the 2nd of July, 2017.

The organizer of IMDS-2017 is the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. The Exhibition is held with participation of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, the Government of St. Petersburg and Rosoboronexport JSC.