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Expodefensa 2019 Presented The Best Innovations In Security And Defense And Closed Its Doors With 13,000 Participants

12/09/2019

From December 2 to 4, the seventh edition of Expodefensa, International Security and Defense exhibition, the leading hub in Latin America for innovations and technological developments in land, air and naval domains, was held in Corferias.

 

The exhibition was held on 10,000 sqm area and resulted in participation of 251 exhibitors from 26 countries, 60 official delegations and 120 delegates from 24 countries, Spain, as country guest of honor and the attendance of more than 13,000 participants. Expodefensa 2019 attendees discovered technological solutions of the industry, exchanged experiences and business ideas with suppliers and participated in workshops and conferences covering topics such as remotely manned systems, road map for space development in Colombia, drones were discussed: threats and solutions, an intelligence approach in the fight against drugs, satellite video surveillance and others.

 

Andrea Díaz, project manager Corferias-Expodefensa, said that year after year Expodefensa has facilitated the business exchanges between national and international companies that work in the creation and implementation of projects that respond to defense and security needs. “The market of the sector has grown in the Latin American and the Caribbean region, so that in each edition of the fair transformative technologies are shown. Therefore, we successfully close one more edition of the international event”.

 

Patrick Colas Des Francs, CEO of Coges International, explained that Expodefensa has become an economic HUB and innovation in security matters throughout the Latin American region, being one of the most important international fairs in the sector. “With 50 years of experience, it is a pleasure for us to be part of the organizers of Expodefensa. Without a doubt, being present at the fair gives us a plus in Latin America”.

 

Carlos Holmes Trujillo, Minister of National Defense of Colombia, said that “the defense and security sector in Colombia has the mission of exercising sovereignty and, above all, guaranteeing security in every corner of the country, generating tranquillity and support for each of the Colombians, always by the hand of the law. Given that, the fair has become a place to learn about advances in science, technology and innovation”.

 

Ángel Olivares Ramírez, Secretary of State for Defense of the Government of Spain, said that this region of the world has been an international technology reference for more than 35 years. “We share the challenges facing the Colombian defense industrial base, an industrial base that must involve the vehicle of the industry in progress and at the same time to be aligned with the rest of the actors involved in the fields of research, development and industrial innovation”.

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12/09/2019
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