The United Kingdom confirmed its participation through an international pavilion at the World Defense Exhibition, the leading global event for defense and security organized by the General Authority for Military Industries in Riyadh next March 2022, as it appointed the “ADS Group”, the industrial body representing the companies of the aerospace, defense, security and space industries in Britain, to run its own pavilion in the exhibition.
Thus, the United Kingdom joins a wide list of countries that have booked their pavilions in the exhibition, which include the United States of America, China, France, Spain, Italy, in addition to Estonia, Bulgaria, Portugal, South Korea and Ukraine, in order to explore opportunities for cooperation with the local defense and security system. And regionalism, especially in the field of investment in the localization of military industries in the Kingdom, as well as communication with the elite international companies operating in the sector and access to the latest technologies related to the operational compatibility of defense systems.
This announcement was made on the sidelines of the participation of the World Defense Exhibition within the Saudi pavilion at the “International Defense and Security Equipment” exhibition in London, with the aim of informing international companies about the advantages of participating in the first edition of the International Defense Exhibition that will be held in Riyadh between March 6-9, 2022.
Aerospace, defense, security and aerospace sectors
The ADS Group represents more than 1,100 British companies operating in the aerospace, defense, security and aerospace sectors, including major multinational companies and hundreds of small and medium-sized companies, and will coordinate and manage the UK pavilion at the exhibition.
Speaking about the participation of the World Defense Exhibition team within the Saudi pavilion in London, Shaun Ormerod, CEO of the World Defense Exhibition, indicated that visitors to the Saudi pavilion at the “Defense and International Security Equipment” exhibition will be able to communicate with key players in the defense and security industries and explore opportunities available in the Kingdom And the region, stressing that the ADS Group will allow British companies through its pavilion at the World Defense Exhibition to make the best use of their participation in the exhibition in Riyadh, as the international pavilions attract a greater number of visitors, which enhances awareness of the brands participating in the event.