Welcome to DEFEA

Α high-profile international defence exhibition where International companies will present land, naval, aerospace, national and cyber security defence systems. DEFEA will take place 11th to 13th of May 2021 and is under the auspices of the Ministry of Defence - General Directorate for Defence Investments and Armaments (GDDIA) with the support of Hellenic Manufacturers Association of Defence Material and is organised by ROTA Exhibitions Greece.

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The return of the Greek
International Defence Exhibition!

Latest News


Keep in touch with the latest news of Defence Exhibition Athens and its exhibitors.

Greece to open new air force training academy

Greece is close to reaching a deal for a new training center for Hellenic Air Force pilots that will be based in the southern Peloponnesian city of Kalamata. The new

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Several programs for the Hellenic Navy approved

Greek parliament approved several programs for the Hellenic Navy During a Greek parliamentary session on May 2, 2020, the special standing committee on armament programs and contracts validated several programs

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DEFEA, Defence Exhibition Athens, New Dates

Dear partners, Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 across the globe, we inform you that DEFEA – Defence Exhibition Athens, to be held in Athens, Greece, on 22-24 June 2020 has been moved

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European Commission Participates in DEFEA Εxhibition

Prominent new developments in the field of Defence and Security linked to the prospect of revitalizing the European defence industry is the focus of the 1st International Defence Industry, Systems

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GICAN Signed a Partnership Agreement with SEKPY

The French marine industry association (GICAN) and the SEKPY (Association of Hellenic Defence Manufacturers) are signing in Athens a partnership agreement due to develop the shipbuilding industry cooperation between France

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Naval Group presents its cooperation plan with Greece

During an event at the French Embassy in Athens on February 13th, 2020, Naval Group unveiled its long-term cooperation plan developed to support the acquisition program of two FDI frigates

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Lockheed Martin to upgrade Greece’s F-16 fighter jets

The Greek government has awarded a $280 million contract to Lockheed Martin Corporation to upgrade its F-16 fighter jet fleet over the next seven years, according to media reports. The

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Greece Signs Contracts to Upgrade Mirage 2000 Fleet

The Greek Ministry of Defense announced on Monday December 23 that it had signed maintenance contracts with French companies Dassault Aviation, Safran Military Engines and Thales to upgrade the Mirage

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Ocean 2020 project boosts European defence cooperation

OCEAN2020 has successfully launched its first sea demonstration in the Gulf of Taranto, Italy. The OCEAN2020 Live Sea Demonstration involved a total of 9 unmanned assets and six naval units

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DEFEA-Defence Exhibition Athens 2020 at AUSA 2019

DEFEA – Defence Exhibition Athens participated in the Hellenic Pavilion at the AUSA 2019, the largest defence exhibition in the US, which took place from 14th until 16th of October

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Greece, France Sign Letter Of Intent for two Belh@rra / FDI 4,000 Tons Frigates

On 10 October 2019, Greece and France signed a Letter of Intent for the acquisition of two Belh@rra / FDI frigates for the Hellenic Navy. The official announcement came as

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Theon Sensors awarded contract for the U.S. Marine Corps

THEON SENSORS officially announced at a press conference its strategic partnership with HARRIS Night Vision USA (now ESA - Night Vision) and a joint contract under the SBNVG US Marine

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