Cairo. 03 December 2018. The Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX 2018) is being held for the first time from 3rd to 5th of December, under the high patronage of H.E President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, organized by Ministry of Defense and Military Production.
More than 300 prestigious military institutions and companies are expected to be present, with 10,000 senior military visitors and figures of key industries expected over three days, sponsored by 15 international and local companies.
Over 316 exhibitors of Egyptian and international companies operating in military industries domains from 41 countries are taking part in the event. The exhibition will provide the opportunity for Egyptian companies to showcase the latest military and security technology, equipment, and systems.
Alkan CIT – a leading local and regional enterprise in providing integrated solutions in all sectors; since its inception in 1994 through its 20 branches in the MEA region – has participated as the bronze sponsor in the exhibition, for its strategic leadership on both local and international spheres. Organized by Ministry of Defense and Military Production, the exhibition serves as a platform to exchange expertise between various leading local and international figures in the field of armaments, defense and military industries to discuss the latest technological advancements and military armament in the Middle East.
Through its participation in EDEX 2018, Alkan will feature the latest developments in integrated solutions and services in the Egyptian market in addition to smart applications custom-tailored for the Egyptian market; integrated with international technology vendors. “Since its inception, the company has been developing the ICT industry in Egypt and the Middle East, aiming to localize, create and deliver world-class solutions in various fields,” said Eng. Khaled Nosseir, Chairman of Alkan Holding Co.
Nosseir added the importance of Alkan to showcase its latest integrated solutions, services and applications in the military and defense fields. This is including a range of land and naval command and control solutions, monitoring and securing borders and coasts, supporting electronic warfare and 4th Generation wars, smart surveillance systems, emergency response, crisis management, GIS applications, remote sensing as well as wireless communications and satellite connectivity.