Athens, Greece. 14 June 2021.   Greece makes a dynamic comeback in the field of the International Defence Exhibitions, opening a new era of these events after the pandemic. Under the auspices of the Ministry of National Defence (General Directorate of Defence Investments and Armaments) and the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy and in close cooperation with SEKPY (Hellenic Manufacturers of Defence Material Association) , DEFEA will take place on July 13 to 15, at Metropolitan Expo exhibition centre, in Athens.

So far 312 industries from 21 countries have confirmed their participation, while the Hellenic Ministry of National Defence has issued 63 official invitations to his counterparts as well as to high level Military Delegations. A list of the exhibitors can be found in the Exhibition’s website:

DEFEA looks forward to becoming the meeting point for the entire defence industry, facilitating interstate contacts, technical and geostrategic briefings and international cooperation. Strategically located in Greece, one of the oldest member states of NATO and EU, DEFEA offers the ideal access to Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East, Asia and Africa, as well as Europe and USA.

It should be noted that this first DEFEA exhibition is taking place while Greece has a new extensive defence procurement programme under way.