Turkish arms pioneer CANiK to put machine guns, pistols on display at Malaysia fair

CANiK, a renowned Turkish firearms manufacturer operating under the umbrella of Samsun Yurt Savunma (SYS), is gearing up to showcase its latest innovations at the upcoming 18th Defence Services Asia (DSA) fair.

As the premier defense industry gathering in Far East Asia, the event is set to take place in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, on May 6-9.

At booth 3100B in Hall 3, CANiK will welcome visitors and engage in discussions with military delegations and representatives from various nations.

The company will be a part of the Turkish Pavilion, joining forces with other key players in the defense sector.

During the four-day exhibition, CANiK will display a range of cutting-edge products, including the VENOM LR, TRAKON, CANiK M2 QCB, CANiK M2 F, CANiK M3, TTI COMBAT, and SFx RIVAL-s.


DSA and National Security (NATSEC) Asia, among the globe's foremost defense exhibitions, are jointly organized by the Malaysian Ministry of Defence and the Malaysian Ministry of Home Affairs.

This biennial event, inaugurated in 1988, will convene for its 18th edition this year at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Center (MITEC).

Malaysia, bolstering its defense expenditures from the previous year, has emerged as a pivotal market, boasting a 2024 defense budget of $4.37 billion.

DSA 2022

During DSA 2022, a survey conducted by the fair organizer revealed that a 90.4% of participants expressed satisfaction with the event and expressed interest in future participation.

The exhibition saw a robust international presence with 380 VIP delegations from 34 countries in attendance. Furthermore, 1,170 companies hailing from 54 nations showcased their products on stands throughout the event.

Türkiye, a stalwart participant since 1996, is set to organize national participation once again at DSA & NATSEC 2024, marking its 14th involvement in this prestigious event.

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