The Turkish delegation is led by Defense Industry Undersecretary Murad Bayar.
Around 20 leading defense industry companies from Turkey are attending the fair for the first time.
The attending companies will be seeking for cooperation opportunities with the Middle East countries, which are among the world's biggest arms markets. The fair will remain open till April 4th.
Aselsan, Anel, BMC, Bilgi-Gis, Elektroland, Gate Elektronik, Girsan, Havelsan, Hema Technologies, MKEK, Milsoft, Machine Manufacturers Union, Oztek-Spectra, Roketsan, Selkom, STM, TAI, Tisas, Target, Yakupoglu companies from Turkey are attending the fair.
Foundation of Turkish defense industry was laid after production of local wireless by Aselsan following the embargo imposed on Turkey during Cyprus operation in 1974.
SOFEX 2008 provides an opportunity for defense industry suppliers from around the world to showcase their products and services.
Seminars will focus on homeland security, counter terrorism and changing global security threats.
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