Eurosatory 2006 – Exhibition Review


Eurosatory 2006 presented an impressive demonstration of the latest land forces systems and technologies. Considered as the world’s leading exhibition for land and land-air defense equipment, Eurosatory gathered 48,000 defense professionals from around the to examine the latest developments in land forces and air-land warfare technology. Major topics covered were modern soldier systems; armor protection; counter IED and counter-mine systems; Homeland Defense; network centric and network enabled warfare and unmanned systems and robotics.

1083 Exhibitors participated in the show. 340 French companies and 740 foreign exhibitors from 47 countries. The largest non-French exhibits were those of the US, German, the United Kingdom Israel and Italy. 110 official delegations from 71 countries and some 24,000 international visitors (half of the total audience) attended the event demonstrating its international relevance. The next Eurosatory exhibition is planned at the same location, Paris Nord Parc d’Expositions, from 16 to 20 June, 2008.

Included in this review are: Armored Combat Vehicles, C4ISR, Survivability & protection, Artillery, Combat Engineering, UAVs, UGVs, force protection, counter sniper and Counter IED systems and more.

The following topics are covered in this review:

Remotely controlled unmanned systems:
Dismounted Combat:

Survivability & Protection:

New Vehicles:
Fire Support Weapons: