Turkey will host a significant protection trade truthful subsequent week.
The International Defense Industry Fair 2021 will run from Aug. 17-20 in Istanbul beneath the auspices of the Turkish Presidency and Turkish National Defense Ministry, the official Anadolu Agency reported Wednesday.
Numerous corporations will show numerous sorts of protection gear, together with drones, air protection techniques, naval autos, missiles and extra, in line with the official record of exhibitors. Official delegations from international governments, protection corporations and Turkish army procurement can all meet with one another on the truthful, in line with the official web site.
The collaborating corporations come from a number of nations, together with some Turkey doesn’t have good relations with reminiscent of the United Arab Emirates, Israel and France. Turkey and the UAE had been on reverse sides of the Libyan civil struggle that ended final yr. Turkish-Israeli relations have been strained for years. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan additionally had a public rift with France final yr.
Exhibitors from the United States and Russia can even attend the truthful, amongst many others. The United States, which is a NATO ally of Turkey, stays adamantly opposed to Turkey’s buy of the Russian S-400 air protection system.
The International Defense Industry Fair has been held yearly for a number of years. The Turkish protection trade has used the occasion to showcase new protection, maritime, house and different merchandise up to now.