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Arms Shows

Hundreds of events are held each year to facilitate the global commerce in weapons and military-related technology.

Below is a month-by-month listing for arms shows, security conferences, and defense exhibitions catering to the world’s governments.

It’s during these occasions that weapons, equipment, and dual-use systems are purchased.

2023

DATE/SVENUE LOCATION
January
Cyber Intelligence Africa17-18Johannesburg
Mobile Deployable Communications25-26Copthorne Tara HotelLondon
February
Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance Technology1-2Copthorne Tara HotelLondon
UAV Technology USA6-7Hilton ArlingtonArlington
Counter UAS Homeland Security8-9Hilton ArlingtonArlington
Aero India13-17Air Force StationBengaluru
IDEX20-24ADNECAbu Dhabi
NAVDEX20-24ADNEC MarinaAbu Dhabi
Australian International Airshow28-5 (March)Avalon AirportVictoria
March
Defence Logistics Central & Eastern Europe1-2Marriott HotelBudapest
Future Soldier Technology6-8Marriott HotelLondon
AFA Warfare Symposium6-8Aurora
DSEI Japan15-17Makuhari MesseTokyo
CBRNE Summit Europe21-23Lisbon
April
LAAD Expo11-14RiocentroRio de Janeiro
Military Robotics & Autonomous Systems17-18Copthorne Tara HotelLondon
Expo Seguridad México18-20CDMXMéxico City
Counter UAS Technology Europe19-20Copthorne Tara HotelLondon
Future Armoured Vehicles S.A.24-25Copthorne Tara HotelLondon
Military Space S.A.26-27Copthorne Tara HotelLondon
May
Uncrewed Maritime Systems2-3Copthorne Tara HotelLondon
SatCom On-The-Move 2-3Hilton ArlingtonArlington
Maritime Reconnaissance USA4-5Hilton ArlingtonArlington
DEFEA9-11Athens
IDEF9-12Tüyap FairIstanbul
Future Armoured Vehicles C. & E. Europe15-16Vienna House Andel’sPrague
Helicopter Technology C. & E. Europe17-18Vienna House Andel’sPrague
FEINDEF17-19Madrid
June
Future Armoured Vehicles Protection Systems USA1-2Hilton ArlingtonArlington
Military Space USA5-6Renaissance Los AngelesLos Angeles
Future Soldier Technology USA6-7Hilton Crystal CityArlington
MilSatCom USA21-22Hilton ArlingtonArlington
Modern Day Marine27-29Washington, DC
July
Military Robotics & Autonomous Systems USA10-11Hilton ArlingtonArlington
MAKS18-23ZhukovskyMoscow
August
September
Air, Space & Cyber Conference11-13National Harbor
DSEI12-15ExcelLondon
TADTE14-16Taipei Nangang Exhibition CenterTaipei
October
AUSA9-11Washington, DC
November
Global MilSatCom7-9QE II Conference CenterLondon
December
Egypt Defence Expo4-7Egypt IECCairo
Expodefensa5-7Bogotá

2024

DATE/SVENUELOCATION
January
February
March
April
May
Defense Services Asia/NATSEC ASIA 6-9MITECKuala Lumpur
SEDEC7-9
June
Eurosatory17-21Parc des Expositions VillepinteParis
July
August
September
October
November
December