IDEF 2021, the 15th International Defense Industry Fair, was held under the auspices of the Presidency, hosted by the Ministry of National Defense, under the management and responsibility of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation, at TÜYAP Büyükçekmece Fair and Congress Center in Istanbul between 17 - 20 August 2021.
IDEF’21 was supported by 20 institutions and organizations such as Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Treasury and Finance, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Ministry of Industry and Technology, Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, General Staff, Land Forces Command, Naval Forces Command, Air Force Command, Presidency Defense Industry, Gendarmerie Headquarters, Police Headquarters, Istanbul Governorate, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, the Coast Guard, Turkey Chambers and Stock Exchanges Association, Small and Medium Enterprises Development and Support Administration Aerospace and Defense Industry Department and Defense and Aviation Industry Manufacturers Association, we took our place as DEARSAN Shipyard and presented our products to the appreciation of local and foreign visitors. The opening ceremony was held with the presence of our President, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
As DEARSAN, we took our place in the fair where many local and foreign exhibitors and visitors have attended. We have presented our C92 Corvette class flagship of Turkmenistan, Tuzla Class Patrol Vessel, 76m Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), Light Submarine, F141 Frigate, Mine Hunting Vessel, Hydrographic Survey Vessel, Fast Attack Craft, and Fast Intervention Boat models and pictures were displayed to the visitors. In addition to this, we had the opportunity to announce our new product, Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV), whose concept design has been completed and will be ready to operate in 2022 with 3 different models.
Hundreds of domestic and foreign companies have participated in IDEF 2021 International Defense Industry Fair, which was held for the 15th time this year, where we welcomed many visitors at our stand with great happiness.
As DEARSAN Family, we would like to thank the esteemed Ministers of Defense, Force Commanders, and industry stakeholders who visited our stand from many countries during the IDEF 2021 Fair.