The Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Christopher Gwabin Musa has led the delegates of the Armed Forces of Nigeria to attend the 16th International Defense Industry Fair in Turkey, hosted by Turkish Defence Ministry in Istanbul.
From a report made available by SpyeTV News, the fair is one of the world’s leading defence industry events and this year’s edition will showcase Turkey’s latest defence technology. Turkey plans to display dozens of newly developed products, vehicles and weapon systems for use on land, sea, in the air and in space will be unveiled for the very first time.
Now nearly 1500 foreign and domestic companies will be taking part in this event. The last attracted more than 68,000 participants from 94 countries this year. Even more are expected to attend. The meetings between international delegations, companies and government representatives will be held in nearly 30 venues provided by Turkish ministries.
The event which is among world’s top 4 defense industry fairs in terms of participating companies will witness the presence of over 1,461 companies from 55 countries. It is n its 16th year, it is a prominent promotion, marketing, and international cooperation event.
IDEF’23, 16th International Defence Industry Fair organized on the dates between July 25-28, 2023, hosted by Turkish Ministry of National Defence, supported by the Presidency of the Republic of Türkiye Defence Industry Agency, under the management and responsibility of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation and organized by TÜYAP Fairs and Exhibitons Organization Inc. at TÜYAP Fair Convention and Congress Center in İstanbul.
IDEF International Defence Industry Fair, which is one of the 4 largest defence industry fairs in the world and where International Defence Industry companies exhibit their products, received a passing grade in 2021 from visitors and exhibitors.