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Textron M1117 Commando 4x4 armoured vehicle in service with the Colombian army under the name of "Pegaso". According the SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute) arms trade database, 28 M1117 4x4 armoured vehicles were delivered to Colombia in 2013/2014 and a second batch of 60 vehicles was delivered in 2016, including command post version.

Since 2012, the French drone maker Delair, with the help of the French DoD has developed dedicated solutions that are the most proficient on the market today. Among other is the DT26M, an extremely silent and discreet tactical UAV with a high-grade encryption datalink, long range telecommunications, and vision systems capable of managing GPS spoofing.

The Rosoboronexport state arms seller, part of Russia’s Rostec state hi-tech corporation, is taking part in the Expodefensa 2017 international arms exhibition in Bogota for the first time, the company’s press office said. "Russia and Colombia have been developing military and technical cooperation for more than 20 years. Over all these years, our countries have been maintaining and strengthening friendly mutually-beneficial relations and the deliveries of Russian military hardware and services have approached $500 million," Head of Rosoboronexport’s Marketing Department Alexander Denisov said.

At Expodefensa 2017, being held until Dec. 6 in Bogota, Colombia, the Belgium-based defense and security company CMI Defence is proposing its Cockerill 3000 Series to enhance the Colombian Army’s armored vehicles firepower. Moreover, CMI, through its subsidiary Agueris also emphasizes its know-how in simulation and training systems.

The American-made Stryker 8x8 armoured personnel carrier is in service with the Colombian army under the name of Gladiator. In January 2013, the Colombian Ministry of National Defence awarded external link a $65.3 million contract to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, for 24 Stryker ICV Infantry Carrier Vehicles also called LAV-III in Canada.

The Minewolf MW240, a tracked mine clearing vehicle is in service with the Colombian armed forces. The vehicle was designed by the Swiss Company Minewolf which is now a branch of the British Company Pearson Engineering Ltd, a leading provider of Combat Engineer equipment.

Streit Group, a Canadian-based armoured vehicle manufacturer introduces its full range of military and security vehicles at ExpoDefensa 2017, the International Defense and Security Exhibition which takes place in Bogota, Colombia. On its booth, Streit Group showcases the Spartan ASV (Armoured Security Vehicle) one of the flagship product of the Company.

Nexter is present in Colombia for the Expodefensa exhibition, being held in Bogota from 4 to 6 December. Currently present in several theatres of operation, notably in Iraq within the Wagram Task Force, the CAESAR self propelled 155mm artillery system will be present on both the Nexter and French Army booths, with two models – one on a 6x6 chassis and the other on an 8x8 chassis.

At ExpoDefensa 2017, held from 4-6 December, in Bogota Columbia, the British Company Jankel a world class specialist in protection systems, armoured vehicles, tactical vehicles and survivability solutions, showcases its FOX LRPV (Long Range Patrol Vehicle) and Hunter PPV (Protected Patrol Vehicle)

At Expodefensa 2017, being from 4-6 December 2017 in Bogotá, Colombia, the Turkish defense contractor STM is introducing for the first time its Alpagu 2 tactical attack UAV outside of Turkey. The Alpagu 2 is a fixed-wing autonomous tactical loitering and attack UAV solution engineered for anti-terror and asymmetric warfare scenarios.

Tomorrow opening of ExpoDefensa 2017, the International Defense and Security Exhibition which takes place in Bogota, Colombia frome the 4 to 6 December 2017. Since 2015 Expodefensa seeks to have an international influence and to be the Defense and Security hub for all Latin America and Caribbean countries. Expodefensa 2017 will be the 6th edition. It will be supported by MINDEFENSA and organized by CODALTEC, CORFERIAS and the COGES of France organizers of EUROSATORY.

Expodefensa, international Defense and Security three domains (Air, Land and Naval) exhibition, highlights the widest range of Defense and Security products presented in Latin America. With exhibitors from all over the world, Expodefensa presents the best offer of Defense and Security products adapted to the regional requirements. Expodefensa 2017 will be held from 4 to 6 December 2017.