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Defense & Security 2015
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Tri-Service Asian Defense & Security Exhibition
2 - 5 November 2015
Bangkok, Thailand
Japanese Defense Industry at Defense & Security 2015 Thailand
Defense and Security 2015 in Bangkok is becoming a great success
Defense and Security 2015 has set a new record with the exhibition expanding by over 30% with over 340 companies from world leading manufacturers in over 40 countries. This year the number of trade visitors to the exhibition is expected to reach over 13,000 from 60 countires and over 100 official and unofficial delegations including Ministers of Defence, Chiefs of Armed Forces and High-Ranking Government officials from over 30 nations.
Defense and Security 2015 in Bangkok is becoming a great success 640 001Thailand Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister, General Prawit Wongsuwon visiting Defense and Security


Official delegations include

- Mr. Tomas Kuchta, Deputy Minister - Head of the Industrial Cooperation
and Organisations Management Division, Ministry of Defence, the Czech

- RADM SS Ranasinghe, Chief of Staff, Sri Lanka Navy

- Brigadier General Pasith Thiengtham, Deputy Chief of General Staff,
Department of Ministry of National Defense, Lao People's Democratic

- Mr. Ferhat YENIBERTIZ, Head of Department, Undersecretariat for
Defence Industries (SSM), the Republic of Turkey

- Brigadier General Job S Yucoco, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics
J4, Armed Forces of the Philippines

- Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Mishel Ben Baruch, Director of SIBAT-Defense Export
and Defense Cooperation, Israel Ministry of Defence (IMOD)

- Vice Admiral (Eng.) Jacques COUSQUER, Director of Asia-Pacific of the
Procurement Agency of the Ministry of Defence (DGA), the French Republic

- First Admiral Semi Djoni Putra, Commandant Naval Operation Education
Command, Indonesia

- Mr. Toru HOTCHI, Director General for Equipment Policy, Acquisition,
Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA), Japan Ministry of Defense (JMOD)

- Gen. Meas Sophea, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian
Armed Forces and Commander of Army

- Brigadier General Job S Yucoco, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics
J4, Armed Forces of the Philippines

* Honourable Dato' Wira Mohd Johari Bin Baharum, Deputy Minister of

- Shri Sanjay Garg, Joint Secretary (DIP), MOD

- Air Vice Marshal Nigel Maddox, Senior Military Adviser - UKTI DSO,
United Kingdom
and many more.

The special international seminar on Defence industry collaboration was weel received. The Seminar aimed to encourage the development of regional industrial and technological strength, and to seek opportunities to promote technology sharing as well as reduce annual defence imports from non-ASEAN members. It also addressed trends in the ASEAN defence industry and evaluated the costs and benefits of defence collaboration.

The Seminar was attended by more than 300 professionals in defence and security industries, delegations plus exhibitors, military and governmental officials from across ASEAN.

The Seminar opened with the Thai Permanent Secretary for Defence, ADM. Anuthai Rattarangsi, Deputy Permanent Secretary (1) who made his opening remarks to the audience followed by a Presentation entitled ‘SUCCESSFUL FACTORS OF DEFENCE INDUSTRY COLLABORATION’ which was delivered by Professor Ron Matthews, Chair of Defence Economics Centre for Defence Management and Leadership Cranfield University, UK.

This was followed by a Presentation on ‘SOUTHEAST ASIA TRENDS: DEFENCE INDUSTRY AND CAPABILITIES’ By Mr. Thomas Withington MA, Editor-in-Chief Armada International and the Asian Military Review.

Lastly a Special Presentation on ‘THE COLLABORATION OF THE DEFENCE PUBLIC ORGANISATIONS IN ASEAN’ was given by Col.Asst.Prof. Tawiwat Veeraklaew (Ph.D.) Defence Technology Institute (Public Organisation), Ministry of Defence, Thailand.



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