IDEX 2017: major event for Land Air Sea defence and security industry in the Middle East

Posted on Mar 7, 2017 by Ch. Qasim Waheed

IDEX 2017: major event for Land Air Sea defence and security industry in the Middle East

In association with its stakeholders DCI (France) and Major Flagship Sdn. Bhd. (Malaysia), Helang Flying Academy Sdn. Bhd. was proud to attend the IDEX 2017 defence exhibition in Abu Dhabi, UAE in February.

In 2017, the attention of the world’s defence and security industry was on Abu Dhabi, as it staged the 13th edition of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX).

IDEX 2017 has the prestigious honour to be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and is organised by IDEX LLC (an ADNEC Group Company), in association with the UAE Armed Forces GHQ. IDEX 2017 will feature the 4th edition of NAVDEX, the maritime security show that was first launched during IDEX 2011, and quickly evolved to become the largest naval defence and maritime security exhibition in the region.

IDEX attracts over 100,000 attendees from across the world with a concentrated number of visitors from the surrounding regions of the Middle East, Africa and the Asian subcontinent. Hosted by the UAE Armed Forces, the official delegations represent more than 150 countries from around the world, and include individuals and representation from Defence Ministers, Chiefs of Staff and Army, Navy and Airforce Chiefs.

IDEX and NAVDEX demonstrate the latest technology across land, sea and air sectors of defence. It is a unique platform to establish and strengthen relationships with government departments, businesses and armed forces and in 2015 attracted 1,200 exhibiting companies and over 100,000 attendees.