EDEX 2023 set to commence in Cairo on Monday

Ahram Online , Sunday 3 Dec 2023

The third edition of the Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX) kicks in Cairo on Monday with over 20 pavilions for the latest in land, marine, and air military technology.

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EDEX 2023 to kick off on Monday. EDEX Website

 

EDEX 2023 will be held from 4-7 December at the Egypt International Exhibition Centre in Cairo.

Organized by Arabian Word Events (AWE) and in cooperation with the Ministry of Defence, Military Production, and the Arab Organization for Industrialization, EDEX is the only defence and security event that covers Africa and the Middle East and is the largest in Africa.

During a press conference held on Saturday, State Minister of Military Production Mohamed Salah Mostafa revealed that the exhibition is expected to host over 400 exhibiting companies from 46 countries, presenting the latest technologies in defence and armaments.

High-level military delegations from more than 100 countries have been invited, and the exhibition anticipates 35,000 visitors over the four days.

According to the EDEX official website, the exhibition's 22 pavilions will feature defence technology from Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, South Korea, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States of America.

EDEX's third edition will spotlight state-of-the-art products ranging from shipbuilding to cyber security, missile systems, unmanned and autonomous systems, parachuting and airdrop, satellite communication, search and rescue, surveillance systems, tactical equipment, training and simulation equipment, and more.

The exposition has garnered support from high-level industry sponsors, including some of the world's most reputable military equipment manufacturers such as Amstone, Dassault Aviation, Hanwha, MBDA, ALIT, Lockheed Martin, Naval Group, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, Esri, NAS, and Leonardo DRS.

400 exhibitors from 42 countries participated in the 2021 exhibition, marking a notable increase from 376 exhibitors from 41 countries in 2018, its inaugural year.

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