International Defense Industry Fair IDEF, which is the biggest exhibition platform of Turkish defence and aerospace industry, will be held at 25-28 May 2021.
Hosted by the Ministry of National Defense (MND) under the auspices of the Presidency of Turkey and the management and responsibility of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation (TAFF), IDEF 2021 will be the meeting point for national and international firms and decision makers. The tender process for the fair organization is in process. According to the information obtained by MSI TDR, about 30 organization firms applied to tender for the fair’s organization.
Attending the IDEF 2019 were 15 ministers, 15 deputy ministers, 13 chiefs of general staff, four deputy chiefs of general staff, 10 force commanders, 13 undersecretaries and two national police chiefs, as well as 1,061 companies and organizations from 53 countries, 151 delegations and 587 delegation members from 70 countries and three international institutions, 76,010 visitors from 99 countries, and 396 members of the press from 26 countries. During the fair, approximately 2,700 planned meetings were held, along with 109 events such as signing ceremonies, press conferences and launch ceremonies.
As in IDEF 2019, IDEF 2021 will also offer support for SME’s participation.