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16 - 19 APRIL 2018
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA

30 YEARS
IN THE DEFENCE SHOW BUSINESS

16 - 19 APRIL 2018
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA

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Show Title   Defence Services Asia 2018  (DSA 2018)
The 16th Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference
Venue Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date 16 - 19  April 2018
Opening Hours 16 to 18 April 2018 – 10am to 6pm
19 April 2018 – 10am to 5pm
Opening Ceremony Guest of Honour YB Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein
Minister of Defence
Admission Open to Government Defence & Security Personnel, Defence & Security Industry Professionals & Executives and other specially invited guests only.
Status One of the Top 5 Defence Shows in the World
Size of Exhibition 43,000 square metres (gross)
No. of Participating Companies 1,500 companies from 60 countries/nations.
Country Group Pavilions 30 from Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, South Korea, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Turkey, UAE, UK, Ukraine and USA.
Major Players International Companies:

ADS UK, Aimpoint, Airbus, Armscor, Avibras, BAE Systems, Boeing, Brahmos, CETC, CPMIEC, CSTS/CSSC, Denel, DSME, Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC), EID, Expal, GIDS, Glock, Kongsberg, Korea Defense Industry Association (KDIA), Leonardo, L-3 TRL Technology, MBDA, Nammo, Nexter, Pyser-SGI (Asia), Raytheon, Renault, RheinMetall AG, Rosoboronexport, Ruag, Russian Technologies, SAAB, SASTIND, SSM (Turkish Industry Association), Team Defence Australia, Thales, and UKTI-DSO.

Local Companies:
AVP Engineering, Boustead Naval Shipyard, Destini Berhad, DRB-Hicom Defence Technologies (Deftech), Muhibbah Engineering, Rohde & Schwarz Malaysia, Sapura, SME Ordnance, System Consultancy Services (SCS), and Weststar Group.

Special Features
  • Business to Business (B2B) Meetings
  • Chief of Army Roundtable Talks (ChART)
  • Combat Medicine
  • Cyber Security Conference
  • Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief (HADR)
  • Live Demonstration
  • Malaysian Defence & Security Hall (MDaS Hall)
  • UAVs & Combat Robotics
  • Youth Programme
Held Alongside Putrajaya Forum 2018 organised by The Malaysian Institute of Defence and Security (MiDAS), Ministry of Defence Malaysia
National Security Asia 2018 (NATSEC Asia 2018) – the International Exhibition on National Security for Asia
Exhibit Profile A display of the world’s sophisticated hardware & electronic warfare in land, air & sea defence, battlefield healthcare products/technology, training & simulation systems and police and security peripherals.
Number of Trade Visitors 42,000 from 70 countries/regions
Number of Foreign VVIP Delegations Over 350 from 45 countries/regions. The delegation are made up of:
  • Ministers of Defence
  • Deputy Ministers of Defence
  • Secretary Generals
  • Chiefs of Defence Force
  • Inspector Generals of Police
  • Director Generals of Customs
  • Chiefs of Army
  • Chiefs of Navy
  • Chiefs of Air Force
  • Chiefs of Staff
  • Joint Force Commanders
  • Director Generals of Intelligence
  • Director Generals of Health
  • Director Generals of Immigration
Previous Shows DSA has successfully run for almost 3 decades since 1988.
Future Show Defence Services Asia 2020 (DSA 2020)
20 – 23 April 2020
The 17th Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference
Hosted, Supported and Co-Organised by Ministry of Defence, Malaysian Armed Forces, Royal Malaysia Police
For Enquiries Visit www.dsaexhibition.com or email to enquiry@dsaexhibition.com
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As at 24 July 2017