Lockheed Martin, the U.S.-based global technology leader, will showcase its latest defense solutions at the 15th edition ofthe International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX), taking place in Abu Dhabi, UnitedArab Emirates, from February 21 to 25, 2021.
Attendees at IDEX 2021 will experience the company’s next-generation aircraft, rotary systems,air and missile defense technologies, as well as command and control systems, and advancedsimulation and training solutions, all in compliance with strict COVID-19 protocols to ensure thesafety of visitors and exhibitors.
“At Lockheed Martin, we are committed to supporting our regional partners as they navigate anevolving and increasingly complex geopolitical environment,” said Robert S. Harward, ChiefExecutive for Lockheed Martin in the Middle East.
“At IDEX this year, we look forward toshowcasing our most innovative defense capabilities and engaging with our partners to advancetheir national defense and human capital development agendas,” he added.
As the only event of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa, IDEX brings together topexperts every two years, including government and military leaders, to discuss the future ofdefense technology across the land, sea, air, and space domains.
Prior to the exhibition, during the one-day International Defense Conference (IDC), Tim Cahill,Senior Vice President of Lockheed Martin International, will headline a high-level paneldiscussion titled “Exploring innovative opportunities in supply-chain ecosystem managementbeyond the COVID-19 pandemic.” Taking place on Feb. 20, the panel will look at the qualitativetrends and technologies shaping strategic-sector manufacturing with a focus on the defenseindustry.
Lockheed Martin has been a committed partner to the Middle East region for more than 50years. Today, the company’s presence has moved beyond defense systems to provide variousproducts and services, technical support, and educational expertise to strengthen the defenseindustry and expand in-country capabilities.
The company will display its world-class innovations during IDEX at Stand 01-A11 inside theAbu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security andaerospace company that employs approximately 114,000 people worldwide and is principallyengaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment ofadvanced technology systems, products and services.