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Show Title  Defence Services Asia 2020  (DSA 2020)
The 17th Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference


MITEC, Kuala Lumpur


20 - 23  April 2020

Opening Hours

20 to 22 April 2020 - 10 a.m - 6 p.m
23 April 2020 - 10am to 5pm

Opening Ceremony Guest of Honour

YB Tuan Haji Mohamad bin Sabu 
Minister of Defence


Open to Government Defence & Security Personnel, Defence & Security Industry Professionals & Executives and other specially invited guests only.


One of the leading Defence Services show in the World.

Size of Exhibition

More than 45,000 square metres

No. of Participating Companies

1,500 companies from 60 countries/nations.

Country Group Pavilions

Expected 32 from Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, India, Italy, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, South Korea, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Turkey, UAE, UK, Ukraine and USA

Major Players

Expected International Companies:

ADS UK, Aimpoint, Airbus, Armscor, ASELSAN, Avibras, BAE Systems, Boeing, Brahmos, CETC, CPMIEC, CSTS/CSSC, Denel, DSME, Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC), EID, Expal, FNSS, Glock, Hanwha, Kongsberg, Korea Defense Industry Association (KDIA), Leonardo, L-3 TRL Technology, MBDA, Mercedes Benz Special Trucks, Nammo, Naval Group, Nexter, Raytheon, Renault, RheinMetall AG, Rohde & Schwarz, Rosoboronexport, Ruag, Russian Technologies, SASTIND, SSM (Turkish Industry Association), Team Defence Australia, Thales, Milkor and UKTI-DSO.

Expected Local Companies:
AVP Engineering, Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Berhad (BHIC), Cendana Auto, Contraves, Destini Berhad, DRB-Hicom Defence Technologies (Deftech), Jakel, Kembara Suci, Sapura, SME Ordnance, System Consultancy Services (SCS), Weststar Group and Zetro Aerospace.

Special Features

  • Army Command Centre
  • Business to Business (B2B) Meetings
  • C4ISR
  • Chief of Army Roundtable Talks (ChART)
  • Chief of Air Force Breakfast Networking
  • Chief of Navy Breakfast Talk
  • Contract Signing
  • Cyber Defence & Security
  • Drone Demonstration
  • Innovation Talks
  • MoU
  • UAVs & Combat Artificial Intelligence

Held Alongside

National Security Asia 2020 (NATSEC Asia 2020) – the International Exhibition on National Security for Asia

Exhibit Profile

A display of the world’s sophisticated hardware & electronic warfare in land, air & sea domain, border protection, citizen identification, artificial intelligence, battlefield healthcare products/technology, training & simulation systems and police and homeland security peripherals and critical assets protection system.

Number of Trade Visitors

50,000 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
  • 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
  • Director Generals of Customs

Previous Shows

Held biennially for almost 3 decades since 1988.

Future Show

To be announced

Hosted, Supported and Co-Organised by

Ministry of Defence, Malaysian Armed Forces, Royal Malaysia Police

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Updated as at 05th April 2019