2012-05-30

Defense Ministry to Hold Colombia’s Biggest Security & Defense Trade Fair in Bogotá

Deputy Defense Minister for the Social and Enterprise Defense and Wellbeing Group, Yaneth Giha, officially introduced the defense exhibition on May 28, 2012. (Photo: Colombian Defense Ministry)

Deputy Defense Minister for the Social and Enterprise Defense and Wellbeing Group, Yaneth Giha, officially introduced the defense exhibition on May 28, 2012. (Photo: Colombian Defense Ministry)

Colombian Defense Ministry

Promoting technological development in Colombia and presenting the latest and most innovative advances in the domestic and international defense and security industries are the primary objectives of EXPODEFENSA 2012, an event that the Colombian Defense Ministry will hold at the Corferias convention center from October 31 to November 2.

In its third edition, EXPODEFENSA will promote commercial and technological exchange among the Armed Forces of different countries and the firms that manufacture and supply products and services related to the defense and security sector.

The most important vendors and technology representatives in the areas of individual and collective non-lethal weapons, artillery systems, individual and vehicle armor, ships and boats, aircraft (planes and helicopters), and unmanned vehicles, among others, will be at the trade fair.

Deputy Defense Minister for the Social and Enterprise Defense and Wellbeing Group, Yaneth Giha; the president of Corferias, Andrés López; the deputy commanders of the Military, and the deputy director of the National Police held the official presentation of EXPODEFENSA 2012 on the evening of May 28 at the Metropolitan Club in Bogotá.

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