LATEST DEFENCE TECHNOLOGIES AND INNOVATIONS TO BE DISPLAYED AT IDEX 2015
His Excellency Major General Dr. Obaid Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Organizing Committee for IDEX 2015, Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, ADNEC Acting Group CEO, Mr. Saleh Al Marzooqi, CEO IDEX and representatives from the UAE Armed Forces GHQ gather today to highlight the latest technologies and products that will be on display at the 12th edition of The International Defence Exhibition and Conferences (IDEX).
About 1,200 companies in this edition will showcase their latest products and offerings in the field of defence and security over an area of 133,000 square meters that will include both indoor and outdoor displays.
There has also been a continual increase in the participation of UAE exhibitors with them occupying about 2,000 square meters of space in 1995 to now showcasing their capabilities in a space spanning to about 18,500 square meters this year.
This year NAVDEX will bring together 96 exhibitors from across the globe and will be spread over an area of approximately 5,600 m2 with almost 16 boats on display on the pontoon at ADNEC Marina and along the Zayed Port.
Some of the most distinguished vessels to be showcased in NAVDEX 2015 are the UAE NAVY ‘BAYNUNAH’ Class corvette, and Al Ganesah, as well USA Navy super carrier USS Vinson, mine hunter of the British Royal Navy HMH Shoreham, and the Pakistan Navy Submarine, BNS Khaled.
In its first year UMEX will also see other leading world class companies such as INSITU/Boeing who are bringing down the ‘Integrator’, Denel’s ‘Seeker’ will be on display. Shenzen AEE will be participating with its ‘F50’ and Hobby Club a UAE based company with showcase the ‘Small A/C’.