Turkey is preparing to host the International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF) in Istanbul in May.
Among the world's major defense industry fairs, the 15th IDEF will be held under the auspices of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey and under the management and responsibility of Turkish Armed Forces Foundation between May 25-28.
Turkey needs to be strong and establish a national defense industry, especially from its own sources, the undersecretary for defense industries said May 11.
"Therefore, our efforts will continue until we reach the best level at defense industry for our freedom and future," Ismail Demir told Anadolu Agency at the 13th International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF) in Istanbul.
Croatia's Economy Ministry approved the export of 101 million euros' worth of arms and ammunition to Saudi Arabia in 2015, according to an EU report which has yet to be formally published.
This included 87 million euros' worth of ammunition, five million euros of weapons, six million euros of protective military clothing and three million euros of weapons parts.
13th international exhibition of arms and military equipment IDEX 2017 was held in Abu Dhabi and Serbian companies presented their capacities, Jugoimport SDPD, Sloboda, Prva petroletka, Zastava oruzje, Krusik and Fighting complex systems.
In addition to the companies that are making weapons, our army had the presentation as well.