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Romania to host CEE firms at defence expo 

| 2022-05-06 < 1 min read

Romania to host CEE firms at defence expo 

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Companies from at least nine Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) countries will present their products and services at the upcoming military, aeronautical and security equipment exhibition Black Sea Defense and Aerospace (BSDA) in Bucharest, Romania.

The biannual event’s organisers describe BSDA as a platform for Romanian companies to establish contacts with global players and conclude partnerships. Over 380 companies from the defence, aeronautics and security sectors and more than 300 foreign delegates have already announced their participation at the event.

Austria will be represented by Albatros Engineering, Clawgear and Pewag. Czech firms attending will include Glomex Militart Supplies, Honeywell, Oristest, Olympus Czech Group, Tatra Defense, VR Group, Vmgeneers and Czech Trade. 

Poland will send Altimus Tech, AP-Flyer, Giss and Iwamet to BSDA 2022, while Zetor Engineering Slovakia will also exhibit.

From Bulgaria, EP &IC and Syscom Engineering will be in Bucharest, alongside Dok-ing Ltd of Croatia, Lithuania’s Altimus-Tech and Serbian company Tehnolink.

Romanian firms will include Dacia Automobile, Romarm, Romaero, IAR Brasov, Aerostar Bacau, Pro Optica and BlueSpace Technology.

The US will have the most significant presence at this year’s BSDA, which is the eight event overall. As well as Lockheed Martin, exhibitors will include Raytheon Technologies, General Dynamics, BAE Systems, L3Harris, Elbit Systems, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, Naval Group, MBDA, Airbus, Damen, Iveco Defense Vehicles, Beretta and Leonardo.

Romania’s Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca, Defence Minister Vacile Dincu and Intelligence Service Director Eduard Hellvig will be among the attendees at the event, which is supported by the Romanian government and the US Embassy in Bucharest, and will run from May 18 to May 20.