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FSDI Latvia and Security and Defence Cluster to participate on EUROSATORY 2018

BC, Riga, 12.06.2018.Print version
In June 11-15, 2018, representatives of Latvian Federation for Security and Defence Industries (FSDI Latvia) and Latvian Security and Defence Cluster (DAK) will participate on an international Defence and Security industry trade fair EUROSATORY 2018. FSDI Latvia together with Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia will have the first national booth to develop partnerships of defence industries.

EUROSATORY is an international Defence and Security industry trade fair that is held every two years in Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre in France. In 2016 it gathered over 1,500 exhibitors and over 55,700 visitors. It is organized by COGES in partnership with the French Ministry of Defense. The exhibition is reserved for professionals only.

This year, thanks to support from the Ministry of Defence, companies have the possibility to be united in the national booth of the Latvian industry for the first time. At EUROSATORY in the Latvian booth H93 (Hall 5b) FSDI Latvia will co-organise networking events in the framework of the negotiations with the national defence industry organisations for development of joint partnerships by drawing up project proposals to the European Defence Fund. Many bilateral business to business meetings are planned with national delegations, prime contractors and SMEs.

Minister of Defence of the Republic of Latvia Mr. Raimonds Bergmanis will attend the Latvian booth to meet Latvian companies and business partners. He will encourage Latvian companies' to engage in military supply chains and technology development. FSDI Latvia representatives will visit the associated members, the world's leading companies like Thales, BAE Systems, SAAB Group, Kongsberg, RAFAEL stands, to be introduced with new products and developments of defence industries to negotiate future cooperation.

FSDI Latvia Chairwoman of the Board Elina Egle: ‘’Eurosatory is an excellent opportunity for companies to show innovative solutions and to unify common projects. Similarly, as nations defence relies on close cooperation, development of defence industry lies on credible partnerships. Latvian companies have a century proven reputation for engaging in international defence projects and by providing products and services to security and defence authorities. Eurosatory is an excellent opportunity for companies to show innovative solutions and to join common projects.’’

At EUROSATORY 2018 the Latvian delegation will represent FSDI Latvia members and DAK participants - companies: Squalio Cloud Consulting, SRC Brasa (Suited Systems), BELSS, Baltic Innovation Holding (Firepen), Vizulo Solutions and Atlas Aerospace (Atlas Dynamic).

In the Eurosatory you will meet other FSDI Latvia members:  D Duplex, Cole-Tac Europe, Interspiro. UAV Factory and SAF Tehnika will have individual boothes.

Visitors to the exhibition will have access to the E-catalogue of the Latvian companies and the security and defence industry products.

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