Repkon Defense Systems (RSS), a Repkon Group company, is set to exhibit its products and capabilities at the 16th International Defense Industry Fair in the Turkish city of Istanbul from 25-28 July 2023.
Greeting its visitors from stand 1005A in Hall 10, Repkon Defense will undertake various meetings as part of the expo.
At Turkey’s biggest defense fair, Repkon will have the opportunity to present its products such as the 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher (RDS40-AGL), the 40mm Drum Grenade Launcher (RDS40-MGL), and the 37/38mm Drum Gas Grenade Launcher (RDS-MAR37/38).
Repkon Defense bringing its products to multiple platforms
The Repkon Defense-produced 6-Round Grenade Launcher stands out among its peers as the lightest of its class, further augmented by a grooved barrel manufactured of steel.
As part of a cooperation protocol signed between Repkon and Asisguard, the 6-Round Grenade Launcher was integrated into Turkey’s first domestic drone system Songar, and will be demonstrated.
Additionally, the 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher was integrated into the Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) Barkan 2 and the 40mm Gas Grenade Launcher into the Autonomous Heavy Class UGV Kapgan developed by HAVELSAN. These products will be shown to visitors at the HAVELSAN stand.
Finally, the ASELSAN-produced ATNİS-100 system and the 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher is expected to be on display at ASELSAN’s stand.
International Defense Industry Fair IDEF
The fair will take place under the auspices of the Presidency of the Turkish Republic, hosted by the Turkish Ministry of National Defense, with contributions from the Defense Industry Agency, under the administration and responsibility of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation, with organization by TÜYAP Fairs and Exhibitions Inc. at the TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center.
The fair is set to take place in an area of 120,000 square meters, featuring thousands of products related to ground, air, maritime and space defense systems, transportation, logistics, supporting services, equipment supply vehicles and instruments and all sorts of security services.
IDEF is held every two years, and for four days will provide the opportunity to its participants, domestic and international sector professionals to meet with authorities responsible for Turkish defense and security procurement as well as foreign delegations.
IDEF 2021 greeted 614 delegation members from 163 delegations from 81 countries and 2 international institutions. Among fair participants were 1 President, 1 Presidential Council Vice President, 1 Prime Minister, 1 Deputy Prime Minister, 24 Ministers, 14 Chiefs of Staff, 2 Deputy Chiefs of Staff, 25 Military Commanders, 11 Deputy Ministers and 1 Undersecretary, in addition to many civilian and military procurement officials.
As part of the fair that hosted 1,238 companies from 53 countries, important commercial ties were formed between domestic and international participating companies and the visiting delegations, and 4,055 planned meetings and stand visits and 94 signing ceremonies were held between procurement officials, delegations and participants.
The fair saw a high level of interest from visitors, drawing 68,795 professionals from 94 countries.