In the period from 20 to 22 June 2017 the All-Russian scientific-technical conference «Information technologies in the service of the military-industrial complex of Russia – 2017» was held in Izhevsk. Deputy director, Head of LITSAM, Dr. Tech. Sci., Prof. Sokolov B.V. took part in session «Dual-Purpose Information Technologies in military-industrial complex» with a report «Topical scientific and technical issues in the development of decision support systems» (coauthors: chief researcher, Dr. Tech. Sci., Prof. Zelentsov V.A., Dr. Tech. Sci., Prof. Ohtilev M.Y., corresponding member of RAS Yusupov R.M.).