Defense Exhibitions & Events 2015

April - June 2015


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Global Security Asia 2015 March 3-5, 2015 – Suntec Exhibition & Convention Center, Singapore

LAAD 2015 April 14-17, 2015 – Riocentro, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Soldier Equipment and Technology Advancement Forum – SETAF April 15-16, 2015 – Scandic Solli Hotel, Oslo, Norway

180-x-150 SETAFSoldier Equipment and Technology Advancement Forum is the ideal place to have in depth discussions with experts in soldier equipment all striving to enhance the mission effectiveness of the future soldier through the development and adoption of cutting edge technology. Event’s key participant and leaders include soldier equipment experts representing NORMANS (NORWAY), Austrian MoD, General Command of the Polish Armed Forces, DSTL (UK), United States Marine Corps, Canadian Department of National Defence, Swedish Defence Research Agency, US Army, Norwegian Defence Logistic Organisation, Sagem Defense and Securite, METRA (Romania) and many more. Defense Update is proud to be a sponsor of this event.

Army Aviation Association of America (Quad-A) Expo

Above Water Defence 2015 March 24-25, 2015 – Portsmouth, UK

The Offshore Patrol & Security 2015 conference and exhibition has been running annually for four years. This event attracts an audience consisting of the most senior and influential naval personnel from every major nation. The delegation will be discussing the very latest issues surrounding all aspects of maritime security including counter-piracy, port protection, economic zone protection and enforcement along with recent technological innovations. High on the agenda at next year’s meeting will be the continued operations off the coast of Somalia, a topic which has repeatedly been seen in the news over recent months and years. A focus on counter-piracy and counter terrorism in the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions will also be of the upmost priority. Defense Update is proud to be a sponsor of this event.

Border Security Expo 2015
 April 21-22 – Phoenix, AZ, USA

 Thousands of federal, state, and local law enforcement and industry professionals will converge in Phoenix, at Border Security Expo, the world’s largest show and conference focused on issues confronting borders. The 2015 event will feature:

  • A world renowned conference featuring 50 speakers
  • Awards presentations & memorial ceremonies
  • Exhibition featuring over 200+ of the latest products and  innovations
  • Networking opportunities during and after the expo

From education to implementation, Border Security Expo 2015 is the most effective and productive way to gain knowledge of important trends, network and learn from your peers, and evaluate products and services. Defense Update is proud to be a sponsor of this event.

rsz_82234-22_ctx04a_visprom_banners_180x150_2015_fvCounter Terror Expo 2015 April 21-22, 2015 – Olympia Expo Center, London, UK

Now in its 7th edition, Counter Terror Expo 21-22 April 2015 at Olympia, London, is the premier international event delivering buyers and specifiers from across the world within Government, Military, Law Enforcement, Emergency Services, Critical National Infrastructure, Private Sector and the Security Services.

Counter Terror Expo offers the most comprehensive display of technology, equipment and services alongside a high level education programme designed to protect against the evolving security threat.

Supported by the Home Office, 8,500 attendees and 400+ exhibitors will participate in a free to attend exhibition, multiple show floor workshops, new show feature zones, high level conference streams, behind closed door briefings and networking events in one secure environment. Registration is now live. To register for a FREE visitor pass today please visit the CTX 15 website.

Forensics Europe Expo 2015 April 21-22, 2015 – Olympia Expo Center, London, UK


SPIE Defense & Security 2015 April 20 – 24, 2015 – Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD

NCT CBRNE USA 2015 April 29 – May 1, 2015 – Washington DC College Park, University of Maryland, MD

NCTCBRNeUSA2015_180x150The leading international The Non-Conventional Threat CBRNe event series is finally making its debut in the United States of America. NCT CBRNe USA 2015 will take place 29 April – 1 May 2015 in Washington DC, providing a forum for armed forces, government agencies, civil first responders and the industry to discuss crucial challenges of CBRNe.

NTC is the #1 CBRNe event series in the world, globally established and known as prime regional CBRNe summits in Southeast Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. For the first time the world’s most prestigious CBRNe event will be hosted in the USA. With its well-established experience and expertise in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, the NCT event series constitutes the perfect forum to gather relevant experts on CBRNe matters. Its high-ranking speakers, high-class venues, and outstanding networking opportunities make NCT CBRNe USA an event not be missed in 2015.

Topics of discussion will include an American perspective on the requirements of international CBRN defense, CBRN operations in a military environment, threat mitigation and decontamination, international threat reduction, critical infrastructure and urban security – challenges for CBRN detection, nuclear and radiation monitoring and surveillance, mass diagnosis and forensics, as well as CBRN preparedness and protection. Defense Update is proud to be a sponsor of this event.

AUVSI 2015 May 4-7, 2015 – Atlanta, GA

IDEF 2015 International Defense Industry Fair May 5-8, 2015 – Tuyap Expo Center, Istanbul, Turkey

NCT Explosives Asia – May 12-14, 2015 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

NCTExplosiveMalaysia_180x150The fourth edition of Asia’s leading C-IED and EOD event, NCT eXplosive Asia 2015, is finally coming to Malaysia. The three-day conference, exercise and exhibition will take place from May 12-14 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, providing again the largest topical forum in Asia on the threat of explosives.

While Malaysia is currently building up its C-IED capabilities, the diversity of explosive related threats in Southeast Asia is incomparable to any other region in the world. While countries such as Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar suffer from UXOs and landmines, states like Thailand, India and Indonesia are threatened on a daily basis by insurgencies and IED attacks. Furthermore, densely-populated areas such as Singapore and Hong Kong need to come up with new solution to urban security and critical infrastructure protection against the challenges of international terrorist networks. Defense Update is proud to be a sponsor of this event.

NCT eXplosive Asia 2015 highlights:

  • Live EOD demonstration in one of the region’s most thriving countries investing in C-IED technologies
  • 2 days of conference, exhibition and trainings with high-level speakers from Southeast, South and Central Asia, as well as military representatives and decision-makers from I(N)GOs, Europe and the US
  • 150-200 attendees, delegations and speakers from over 30 countries
  • The leading C-IED and EOD event in Asia covering the topical issue of C-IED and demining
  • Networking Cocktail Receptions are included in the delegate fee.

IMDEX Asia 2015 19-21/5 – Changi Exhibition Centre, Singapore

SOFIC 2015 May 19-21, 2015  – Tampa Convention center, Tampa, FL

Heli Russia 2015 May 21-23, 2015 – Crocus Expo Center, Moscow, Russia

IFSEC 2015 16-18 June, EXCEL, London, UK

SITDEF 2015 14-17 May, Army HQ, Boulevard Ave., San Borja, Lima Peru

ITEC 2015 28-30 April, PVA Expo Prague, Czech Republic

IDET 2015 19-21 May, Brno Exhibition Centre, Brno, Czech Republic

ISDEF 2015 2-4 June, 2015 ISDEF brings together leading international companies from the Defence, and HLS industry, as well as government and military officials, foreign delegations and key figures from the market.  In 2015 ISDEF is expecting 150 exhibitors from all over the world and 10,000 guests from 70 countries, making ISDEF an attractive international summit for defense, business and cooperation. ISDEF highlights a broad range of technologies, from innovative sensors and gadgets developed by new startups, to well established, combat proven systems deployed by defense and security forces around the world. Defense Update is proud to be a sponsor of this event.

UDT Europe 2015 3-5 June, Rotterdam, Netherlands: Europe’s leading undersea defence and security conference and exhibition, UDT has reached new heights in 2012 where UDT 2012 in Alicante Spain attracted visitors from around the world, including many nations with growing maritime security needs. In the strongest ever representation of Asian countries, a broad spectrum of visitors from senior officers to engineering and scientific subject matter experts from China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, South Korea and Singapore. Now in its 25th year, UDT is the only dedicated undersea defence technology conference and exhibition, bringing together naval procurement specialists, defence scientists and key technology providers for discussion, networking and the examination of new technology. The event, which is staged in Europe and Asia, covers the entire spectrum of undersea defence and security technology and the emphasis is very much on preparing for the future by identifying today the factors that are shaping the future of undersea security.  Defense Update is proud to be a sponsor of this event.

Anti-Armor Systems & Joint Munitions 2015 4-5 June, London, UK

Paris Air Show 2015 June 15-21, 2013 – Le Bourget Airport, Paris, France

ruArmy 2015 June 16-19, 2013 – Le Bourget Airport, Paris, France


Future Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe June 22-23, 2013 – Prague, Czech Republic

180-x-150armorUnlike other events Future Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe is designed to unite armoured vehicle procurement and technology experts with one goal, to enhance existing and future land forces capability through the effective deployment of military vehicles. At no other event in 2015 will you be able to meet such a well-rounded and unique set of military vehicle experts all present with one goal in mind-to advance their technical knowhow and increase the effectiveness of their new and ongoing programmes. Defense Update is proud to be a sponsor of this event.

5th International Cyber Conference June 23-25, 2015 – Tel Aviv, Israel

Soldier technology 2015 June 25-26, 2015 – Olympia Expo Center, London, UK

IMDS 2015 1-5 July, 2015: Saint Petersburg, Russia