Indonesia Introduces Defense Industry Products to UAE through IDEX 2021
kemlu.go.id – From 21 to 25 February 2021, Indonesia participated in the IDEX (International Defence Exhibition and Conference) exhibition at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi. The Indonesian delegation led by Director General Pothan Kemhan (Major General of TNI Dadang Hendrayudha) brought EO Indo Defence 2022 and 12 (twelve) Indonesian defense industries to participate in the activity.
The defense industry that participated in the activity are PTDI, PT. Pindad, PT. PAL Indonesia, PT. Len Industry, PT. Ridho Agung Mitra Abadi, PT. Jala Berikat Nusantara Perkasa, PT. Faculty of Technological Innovation, PT. Fazza Royal Yantasir Simulation, PT. Persada Aman Sentota, PT. IPCD, PT. SSE, and PT. Infoglobal.
In addition to introducing Indonesian Defense Industry products to the world, Indonesia’s participation in IDEX 2021 also aims to improve networking and seek cooperation opportunities with the Foreign Defense Industry.
In an effort to find the cooperation opportunities, General Director Pothan Kemhan will visit several booths including MBDA, Rafale, Thales, SAFRAN, Naval Group, and Rostec. General Director Pothan Kemhan hopes to get visits from UAE government officials and armed forces, as well as visits from other foreign Defense Industries.
Through the exhibition activities, Indonesia was assisted by PT. Napindo Media Ashatama will also conduct socialization and promotion related to the implementation of Indo Defence 2022, a defense industry exhibition that is planned to be held in November 2022.
Indonesia’s participation in the IDEX exhibition is one of the efforts in fostering the defense industry in order to have better technological capabilities, become an independent, advanced, and competitive industry.