Defense Ministers and heads of foreign companies will take part in the exhibition «KADEX – 2018»

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Defense Ministers and heads of the largest companies of the near and far abroad countries will take part in the V International Exhibition of Armament and Military-Technical Property «KADEX-2018», which will be held from May 23 to 26, 2018 in the territory of the military sector of Astana International Airport.

Today, 21 official delegations, headed by the defense ministers of Russia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Iran, the UAE, Turkey, Jordan and other countries, confirmed their participation in the exhibition.

Representatives of defense departments of Azerbaijan, Egypt, Israel, Italy, Mongolia, etc. will arrive. Also, 98 executives of foreign companies expressed a desire to visit «KADEX-2018».

294 companies from 26 countries: Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brazil, Germany, Israel, India, Spain, Italy, China, the Netherlands, the Russian Federation, the USA, Serbia, etc. will present their products at the «KADEX – 2018» Exhibition.

The exhibition will feature arms and military equipment, military and dual-use products from the world’s leading manufacturers.

Visitors of «KADEX-2018» will be able to get acquainted with the latest achievements and promising scientific developments of the enterprises of the defense-industrial complex and the space sphere. A special emphasis on the exhibition will be made on the development of electronic systems, communication systems and weapons control, and search for modern solutions in the field of information security.

As previously reported, for the first time the organizer of the «KADEX» Exhibition is the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

It will be attended by domestic and foreign enterprises of the defense industry and space industry, leading design bureaus and research institutes in the field of information security.

In the year of the 20th anniversary of Astana, the V anniversary Exhibition «KADEX» will be held in an updated format. Within the framework of the scientific and business program, the International Forum «Days of Space in Kazakhstan» will be held for the first time at the Exhibition, «Cyber and Digital Security» and «Advanced Def Tech» conferences will be held.

On the first day of the Exhibition there will be a solemn ceremony of stamping out the postage stamp dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the creation of Kazkosmos with a special postmark on the first day envelope with the «KADEX-2018» emblem, with the participation of the heads of the Ministry of defense and aerospace industry of the RK, the Ministry of information and communication of the RK, «Kazpost» JSC and honorary foreign guests. Anyone can buy a commemorative stamp and an envelope with a postmark on the territory of the Exhibition.

For a wide range of public, the «KADEX – 2018» Exhibition will be open for visits on 25-26 May.


Reference: The exhibition “KADEX” is held since 2010 and is an effective platform for:

– creation of favorable conditions for establishing and developing mutually beneficial contacts between producers and consumers of defense products, exchange of experience in matters of technological modernization of the Armed Forces;

– Attraction of the largest foreign developers and manufacturers of military and special-purpose products to the republic, development of cooperative cooperation with domestic enterprises of the defense industry complex, organization of joint production and modernization of weapons, military and space equipment;

– Expanding the potential of export potential and prospects for the development of domestic enterprises, facilitating the promotion of their products to foreign markets;
– Increasing the competitiveness of the products of the domestic defense-industrial complex on the world arms market in order to demonstrate modern designs.