The biennial Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX) will showcase the latest military technology, equipment and systems across land, sea and air, with over 35,000 military and defence industry visitors expected to attend on 4-7 December 2023.
Set to take place under the patronage of under the patronage of H.E President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, President of The Arab Republic of Egypt and the Supreme Commander of The Egyptian Armed Forces, Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX) will once again play host to more than 400 international exhibitors to showcase the latest military technologies.
In addition, VIP delegations from over 60 countries are expected to attend alongside 35,000 other military and industry visitors.
The third edition of EDEX will be organised by Arabian World Events, with the full support of the Egyptian Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Military Production.
CEO of Arabian World Events, Thomas Gaunt stated: “We are proud to be working alongside the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Military Production to put on another world-class event. EDEX has become a key hub for the defence industry and is now one of the most important defence exhibitions in the region. We are the only large-scale defence expo that covers the Middle East and Africa, with attending delegations from both regions.”
Gaunt added: “There is a strong demand from companies to participate in the third edition of the expo and we fully expect the event to continue with its impressive growth.”
Several international manufacturers of military equipment have already confirmed their participation in the exhibition including L3 Harris, General Dynamics, Leonardo, Naval Group, HENSOLDT, Fincantieri, Korea Aerospace Industries, Diehl Defence, ThyssenKrupp, Sig Sauer and John Cockerill. Further companies have shown their support by confirming major sponsorships for EDEX including MBDA, Dassault Aviation, Hanwha, Lockheed Martin, and Amstone.
It’s worthwhile noting that EDEX organisers named Al Defaiya “Official Arab Defence & Aerospace Media Partner” and NAVAL FORCES “Official Naval Publication” for EDEX 2023.
With 21 countries already represented on the exhibition floor, there are expected to be over 25 international pavilions that companies can join at the event.