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. 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. The exhibitions generally take place in Ankara or Istanbul.
|IDEF International Defence Industry Fair|
IDEF Uluslararası Savunma Sanayi Fuarı
IDEF'15 held in May 2015 at TÜYAP Fair Ground, Istanbul.
|Founder||Turkish Armed Forces Foundation|
|Most recent||8 May 2015|
|Participants||820 companies from 51 Countries|
|Attendance||65,782 Visitors from 116 Countries|
|Area||120,000 m2, 12 halls|
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.
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