Egypt Defence Expo set for Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 2021 in Cairo

Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX) will be held from November 29-December 2, 2021, at the Exhibition International Exhibition Centre in Cairo.

EDEX is Egypt’s leading tri-service defence exhibition and was last held in 2018.

During the course of the four-day event, defence industry visitors will have the opportunity to meet more than 400 international manufacturers and suppliers of the latest defence and security equipment, technology and systems.

Egypt maintains one of the largest standing armed forces in the world. Credit: Clarion Defence & Security

According to the event organiser, Clarion Defence & Security, over 30,000 defence industry visitors are expected to attend EDEX 2021.

Held under the patronage of the Egyptian president and supported by the Egyptian Armed Forces, the physical event will feature live demos from exhibitors showcasing the latest military equipment and technology.

With approximately 920,000 military personnel Egypt maintains one of the largest armed forces in the world.

The North African country has a fast growing local defence industry and a military budget pegged at US$4.6 billion per year.