IDEX Abu Dhabi 2017
Abu Dhabi, UAE
In February 2017 was held one of the largest defence exhibitions in the world, the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX). It was traditionally hosted at the ADNEC in Abu Dhabi, between February 19th and 23rd. This year’s edition gathered 1235 defence companies to exhibit at the ADNEC. This was the 13th edition of IDEX and it was organised under the patronage of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
Humaid Matar Al Daheri, group chief executive officer of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), noted that the number of participating countries had increased to 57 with the addition of 10 new ones in 2017.
At its futuristic booth, MARS Armor presented the recent designs and innovations in technology to produce reliable and lightweight vests as well as a full range ballistic protection solutions – from ballistic helmets, stab and bulletproof vests, ballistic shields, hard armor plates and accessories.
Shield Africa 2017
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Shield Africa 2017 closed doors on January 26th, after a very successful fourth edition, held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The top African International Security and Defense exhibition brought together many attendees, most of them from Africa. The number of exhibiting manufacturers has increased from 46 in 2015 to 133 in the 2017 edition, coming from 24 countries all over the world. The exhibition was held under the patronage of the State Minister, Home Affairs Minister and benefited from the support of the Defense Minister of Cote d’Ivoire.
Company MARS Armor reached out to new partners and clients, who had the chance to explore the product range (of bulletproof vests, hard armor plates, shields and ballistic helmets) of the company and familiarize themselves with the innovative ballistic solutions for all levels of protection at minimum weight developed by MARS Armor Ltd.