DEFEA - Defence Exhibition Athens 2021 News

DEFEA 2021 defence exhibition gets appreciated globally over its successful hosting amid COVID-19 pandemic

Earning the international praise from high-level visitors and exhibitors alike, the first edition of the prestigious defence exhibition, DEFEA 2021 was completed in total success, presenting 315 renowned exhibiting defence industries from 22 countries and visited by 45 official national delegations, represented at political and military level, from 36 countries. From 13th to 15th of July, 2021, Metropolitan Expo, the largest and most advanced exhibition centre in Southeast Europe, hosted highly...

Major defence industries and CEOs, Presidents, VPs and Directors of major companies to be present at DEFEA 2021

The largest defence industries in the world were represented at a very high level at the DEFEA 2021 security event. Presidents, Vice Presidents, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and General Directors of companies, such as Dassault Aviation, MBDA, Damen, Lockheed Martin, Airbus, Naval Group, ARQUUS, Ceska Zbrojovka, Thales, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, Nexter, IAI, IWI, ELBIT, Boeing and BAE were present at the exhibition and made flattering comments about the organising of DEFEA, and the contact...

7 Ministers of Defence visited DEFEA

Seven Ministers of Defence, and in particular the ones of Italy, Portugal, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, North Macedonia, and Cyprus, visited DEFEA 2021, as well as the Deputy Ministers of Defence and Armaments of Britain, Armenia, and Bulgaria. Also the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of U.A.E, the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Defence of Iraq, the Chief of the Czech Armed Forces, the Chief of the Rwandan Armed Forces, the Director-General of the Ministry of...

Six Vice Presidents of Lockheed Martin in DEFEA

“We had the opportunity of meeting the Greek Military and Political Administration and, to continue productive discussions with the Greek defence industries, as well as with numerous official delegations who came in Athens for the Exhibition”. This is what pointed out about DEFEA Dennys Plessas Vice President, Business Development Initiatives, Lockheed Martin Aero/International, one of the six Vice Presidents of the Corporation who came to DEFEA. Together with him were Tim Cahill -...

SMARTSHOOTER to exhibit SMASH 2000 Plus Fire Control System and SMASH Hopper LRCWS solution at the DEFEA exhibition

SMARTSHOOTER, a globally renowned designer, developer, and manufacturer of innovative fire control systems that significantly increase the accuracy and lethality of small arms, will present its SMASH 2000 Plus Fire Control System and SMASH Hopper Light Remote-Controlled Weapon Station (LRCWS) at the DEFEA exhibition in Athens, Greece.  Ideal for defence, HLS, maritime patrol, border control, strategic infrastructure protection, and counter-UAS missions, SMASH is a combat-proven Fire Contro...

Greek companies participate in the DEFEA exhibition

The Hellenic Armed Forces and Security Services’ impressive participation in DEFEA 2021 underscores the importance of this first international exhibition. The Ministry of National Defence, under the auspices of which DEFEA takes place, with its active co-operation in the organisation of the event, utilises the benefits coming out of the exhibition, hosting his counterparts, as well as Chiefs of General Staffs from allied and friendly countries. Organising a ministerial round table, as we...

Israeli defence and security companies show great presence at DEFEA exhibition

With 13 participating companies and organisations, Israel will make an impressive presence in DEFEA Exhibition, in Athens, Greece. It should be noted that the close strategic relationship developed between Greece and Israel, now also expands in the field of defence industry. DEFEA Exhibition SIBAT, the International Defense Cooperation Directorate of the Israel MOD, will co-ordinate the country’s participation in a National Pavilion. SIBAT is positioned within the IMOD, while having a cl...

Hellenic Manufacturers of Defence Material Association (SEKPY) announces the schedule for DEFEA - Defence Exhibition Athens event

Greece makes a dynamic comeback in the field of the international defence exhibitions, opening a new era of these events, after the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the auspices of the Ministry of National Defence (General Directorate of Defence Investments and Armaments) and the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy, and in close cooperation with SEKPY (Hellenic Manufacturers of Defence Material Association), DEFEA will take place from July 13 to 15, 2021, at the Metropolitan Expo Exhibition...

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