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International Defence Industry Fair

The International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF) is a defence industry fair held in Turkey and organized by the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation since 1993.[1] The Foundation organizes the IDEF once in every two years and before each fair it chooses the organizer firm and exhibition venue by calling a tender.[1] The exhibitions generally take place in Ankara or Istanbul.[1]

IDEF International Defence Industry Fair
IDEF Uluslararası Savunma Sanayi Fuarı
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IDEF'15 held in May 2015 at TÜYAP Fair Ground, Istanbul.
FounderTurkish Armed Forces Foundation
Most recent8 May 2015 (2015-05-08)
Previous event2013
Next event2017
Participants820 companies from 51 Countries
Attendance65,782 Visitors from 116 Countries
Area120,000 m2, 12 halls
An FNSS Pars 8x8 armoured personnel carrier at the IDEF 2007 fair in Ankara.

IDEF International Defence Industry Fair has been held once in every odd year since 1993.

IDEF, as a high technology defence industry fair, incorporating main defence industry branches and their subordinates, is an essential international marketing arena for defence industry companies. IDEF is the biggest defence industry fair in Eurasian region and one of the top four in the world with an increasing trend in terms of the number of participating countries, delegations and companies.[2]

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  • Saha Expo, Defense, Aviation and Aerospace Fair in Istanbul

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