The return of the Greek Defence Industry Exhibition !


After of more than 10 years absence from the international defence exhibitions, Greece returns by the organization of Defence Exhibition Athens, an exhibition deserved of its reach history and the importance of its geopolitical position.

Defence Exhibition Athens (DEFEA) will take place in Athens, from 22 to 24 June 2020 at Metropolitan Expo and is under the auspices of the Ministry of National Defence/General Directorate for Defense Investments and Armaments (GDDIA). It is organised by ROTA Exhibitions with the support of the Union of Greek Manufacturers of Defence Material (SEKPY).

Welcome to DEFEA

Α high-profile international defence exhibition where the leading Greek and international companies will present land, naval, aerospace and national security defence systems.

DEFEA – Defence Exhibition Athens is addressed exclusively to professionals from the Armed Forces and Security Services who will have the chance to learn about all the recent developments in the region.

During DEFEA a number of events, such as the Conference, Open Space Seminars, and the Reception Gala will be organized to give exhibitors and visitors the opportunity to network, evaluate possible offers and lead the way to new collaborations.

DEFEA – Defence Exhibition Athens will take place at the Metropolitan Expo exhibition centre, at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”. This is the largest and most modern exhibition centre in South-eastern Europe, with a total exhibition space of 50,000 square metres.

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Greece is strategically positioned country between Europe, Asia and Africa and is a factor of stability in the region. It is located in the Eastern Mediterranean, an area that is particularly interesting due to its hydrocarbons.

The country is a NATO member while traditionally maintaining excellent relations and military cooperation with the Mediterranean and Middle East countries. It is a common secret on the global market that “Crisis Greece” becomes “Opportunity Greece” in the near future.

Greece has a significant number of defence-related companies that have long-term and profitable international partnerships. Among them are companies operating in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the USA.

Photos credits: Charles Seignolle for SDBRNews