IMDEX Asia 2013 - Asia Pacific’s Flagship Maritime Defence Show, May 14th-16th 2013
The 9th edition of IMDEX Asia has been held at the Changi exhibition Centre, from 14 to 16 May 2013. Dedicated to maritime defence, this exhibition was launched by Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen, who declared that this biennial event is a key platform for defence professionals to exchange views and enhance co-operation in the maritime domain.
This year, a record number of 21 Navy chiefs in attendance was attained and the exhibition brought together 61 delegations from 48 countries and 194 exhibitors. Maritime defence representatives from the most innovative industries displayed their latest developments in the fields of maritime defence technologies. High-level conferences were organized to address strategic security and safety issues. A spectacular display of 15 warships from nine countries, including the French patrol vessel, L’Adroit, specially designed for maritime protection missions, was one of the highlights of the exhibition.
Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen