IDEF’ 15 Gathers the Giants of Defence Industry

Date: Issue 62 - June 2015

The 12th International Defence Industry Fair was held at the Tuyap Fair and Congress Center in Istanbul on 5-8 May 2015. This year, 781 companies from 53 countries participated in the IDEF fairwhich is considered as the region’s greatest Defence Industry Fair and that remains among the world’s top five defence industry events. Moreover, throughout the fair, 123 delegations from 76 countries, 1 international organization and 493 members of delegations, military and defence officials made contacts with the representatives of the companies on various issues. 20 Ministers, 6 Chiefs of General Staff, 20 Deputy Ministers, 3 Deputy Chief of Staff, 7 Force Commanders and 15 Undersecretaries and many civilian and military procurement authorities attended this year’s event. 

Many products such as the Land, Sea, Air and Space Platforms, Transportation, Main Battle Tanks, Unmanned Air Systems, Rockets and Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Torpedo Defence Systems, Radar Warning Systems, Training and Simulation systems, Armored Land Vehicles, Electronic Warfare, Intelligence and Communication Systems and light and heavy weapons were displayed at the event.