31.5. - 2.6. 2017
International Defence and Security Technologies Fair
Most modern infantry fighting vehicle in the world CV90, a new protective service pistol from the Czech arms factory, paratrooper training simulator SOKOLTM or special robots for exploration in difficult terrain. This is just a small part of all the innovations whose presentation has been announced in advance by exhibitors of the 14th International IDET trade fair.
The company ELDIS Pardubice is a leading Czech producer and manufacturer of active radar systems for air navigation and air traffic control. Besides the manufacturing of the new airport radars, the company also performs the modernisations of older radar systems, depending on the specific customers’ requirements. Customers in many countries around the world use the products manufactured by company ELDIS Pardubice.
The [Czech] state plans to invest billions to strengthen its security; equipment expansion and modernization are planned by soldiers, policemen, firemen and customs officers. Similar intentions can be seen in governments of other countries as well, which is good news for the export-oriented Czech defence and security industry. This year's security fairs in Brno expect to show the most comprehensive offer of the sector in the recent years.
In response to the security situation in the world, the Ministry of Defence announced a number of armament projects, whose implementation is expected in 2017 to 2030.
In the context of fighting against terrorist threats and with increased emphasis on national security, a massive upgrade of police and customs officers’ equipment continues. Thanks to an increase in the budget, the Ministry of Interior is planning to invest hundreds of millions of Crowns in new vehicles, bulletproof vests, weapons or hand-held laser radars this year. They should also buy uniform parts and accessories, motorcycles, handheld speed meters, radio communication systems and new information systems. In the medium term the Czech Police plan to purchase multipurpose helicopters, all-terrain vehicles or optical devices.