The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce (AmChamGR) is proudly organizing with the support of the Embassy of the United States of America, the USA Pavilion at Defea 2021 (www.usadefea.gr) to be held July 13-15, 2021 at the Metropolitan Expo Center in Athens, Greece.
The American Pavilion, which will occupy more than 1,000m2, will be attended by 30 leading American defense industry companies, which will present state-of-the-art equipment, services and heavy vehicles and US military helicopters. Among other exhibits: 1 UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter, 1 AH-64E Apache helicopter and 3 vehicles, 1 Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), 1 M1117 Armored Security Vehicle (ASV) and 1 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) cargo truck (M1078). Furthermore, 1 Beechcraft King Air 350ER (with full Airborne Surveillance capabilities) and 1 Cessna Citation Latitude (# 1 Best Selling Mid-Size Jet) will be exhibited at the Airport.
AmChamGR activated its network of contacts in Greece and the USA to ensurea strong presence of American companies in the Exhibition for further strengthening the bilateral ties of the two countries, and keep potentially interested parties updated about business issues and current opportunities in Greece.
AmChamGR has significant experience in exhibitions’ organization as it has organized, in collaboration with the US Embassy in Greece, the American Pavilions at major international exhibitions in Greece, such as the Defendory Int’l Defense Exhibition (1988-2008), the Posidonia Int’l Shipping Exhibition (1986-2004), and the Thessaloniki International Fair since 1932. Additionally, for the last 8 years, it organizes every year the Hellenic Pavilion at the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, USA, supporting the extroversion and networking efforts of Hellenic defense companies in cooperation with Enterprise Greece and under the auspices of the Hellenic MoD.
The USA Pavilion is expected to attract visitors’ interest withits impressive exhibits.
DEFEA-Defense Exhibition Athens is a high-level international exhibition, in which leading Greek and international companies will present defense systems of land, sea, air, national security and cyber security.The Exhibition is organized, in collaboration with SEKPY-Hellenic Manufacturers of Defense and Security Material Association, under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Defense-General Directorate of Defense Investment and Armaments, the Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy and the support of the Hellenic Aerospace Security and Defense Industries Group (HASDIG) and the Hellenic Association of Space Industry.
DEFEA 2021, takes place at an exceptional time for the repositioning of Greece on the international defense exhibitions’map and the development of the Hellenic defense industry. The exhibition aims to be worthy of the history of Greece’s defense exhibitions and of the importance of its geopolitical location. The goal of the organizers is for DEFEA to become the reference point for the defense exhibitions in the region of SE Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean.
USA Pavilion Exhibitors
- Adaptit S.A./Netscout
- Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc.
- Aeroservices S.A.
- Alpha Systems
- BAE Systems
- Barrett Firearms Mfg.
- The Boeing Company
- Erickson Inc.
- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
- Government of the District of Columbia
-Savvy Technology Solutions
-TAC Integrated Solutions (TAC)
- Lockheed Martin
- Ohio Ordnance Works, Inc, (OOW)
- Summit Aviation
- Oshkosh Defense, LLC
- Target Group Ltd.
- Textron Aviation, Inc.
- State of Missouri
-EWR Radar Systems, Inc.
-Q-Net Security, Inc.
-Triumph Systems Inc.
-ULTRAX Aerospace Inc.
- Total View