Minister of National Defence and President of TAFF Fikri Işık
At IDEF International Defence Industry Fair, which has been held since 1993 biennially under the management and responsibility of Turkish Armed Forces Foundation (TAFF), the cutting edge vehicles, equipment and systems that are produced in the fields of defence, security, maritime, aviation and aerospace are exhibited. Thanks to IDEF, the technological developments in these sectors can be followed up by the participant delegations, companies and visitors. IDEF, by means of these functions, is one of the most significant international defense cooperation and promotion platforms in the world.
IDEF 2017, 13th International Defence Industry Fair will be arranged under the auspices of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey, hosted by Turkish Ministry of National Defence, under the management and responsibility of Turkish Armed Forces Foundation and organized by TÜYAP Fairs and Exhibitions Organization Inc.
IDEF 2017; which will be held between May 09-12, 2017 in İstanbul, the center of history, culture, industry and trade at the crossroads of Europe and Asia continents, will contribute to official negotiations and signing ceremonies that will be conducted by the delegations, company representatives and visitors from all over the world.
I would like to state that, as the Ministry of National Defence, we will be very pleased to host the companies from defence, security, naval, aviation and aerospace industries sectors, right along with the official delegations of the friendly and allied countries in our country at IDEF 2017 Fair, which is a very important event to create international cooperation opportunities, and we will continue to give every kind of support for the success of IDEF Fair.
Minister of National Defence and President of TAFF