Greece makes a dynamic comeback to the field of the International Defence Exhibitions, opening the new era of these events after the pandemic. Under the auspices and with the close co-operation of the Ministry of National Defence (General Directorate of Defence Investments and Procurement) and the Ministry of Shipping, the International Exhibition DEFEA will take place in Athens(Metropolitan Expo Center) on July 13th to 15th.

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So far 312 industries from 21 countries have confirmed their participation, while the Hellenic Ministry of National Defence has issued 63 official invitations to his counterparts as well as to high level Military Delegations. A list of the exhibitors can be found in the Exhibition’s website:

DEFEA looks forward to become the meeting point for defence industry and officials, facilitating interstate contacts, technical and geostrategic briefings and international co-operation. Strategically located in Greece, one of the oldest member states of NATO and EU,

DEFEA offers the ideal access to Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East, Asia and Africa, as well as Europe and USA. It should be noted that the first DEFEA Exhibition is taking place, as Greece has a new defence procurement programme under way, after a long period of minimum military expenditure, made necessary by a decade long financial crisis.

Defence Exhibition Athens (DEFEA) is a high-profile international defence exhibition where International companies will present land, naval, aerospace, national and cyber security defence systems. DEFEA will take place 13th to 15th of July 2021 and is under the auspices of the Ministry of Defence - General Directorate for Defence Investments and Armaments (GDDIA) with the support of Hellenic Manufacturers Association of Defence Material and is organised by ROTA Exhibitions Greece.

The companies participating in the exhibition will present the latest technologies and cutting-edge defence systems in:

  • Land/ sea/ air
  • National security systems
  • Cyber security systems
  • Vehicles, vessels and aircrafts
  • Sub-assemblies and ammunition
  • Communication and detection systems
  • Weapons and weapon systems
  • Personal equipment & tools
  • Information & cyber security
  • Training, navigation & simulation
  • Infrastructures, logistic support & transportation
  • Medical, R&D and services

Eeither as part of a National Pavillion or independently.

Plan your visit now!

Don’t miss the opportunity to plan your visit. The registration platform for DEFEA 2021 is open now!

Fill in the registration form and be part of an international defence exhibition that will introduce new perspectives to the industry.

The New Defence Order. Strategy journal is an official media partner of DEFEA 2021.


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