DEFENSYS organised the Hellenic National Pavilion at the 9th Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX 2012), which was held under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Chairmanship of HRH Prince Feisal Bin Al Hussein and with the full support of the Jordan Armed Forces, between the 8th and 10th May 2012. in Amman, Jordan.
The Hellenic National Pavilion was organised with the full support of the General Directorate for Defence Investment and Armaments (GDDIA)/ Hellenic Ministry of National Defence. Six defence industries exhibited at SOFEX 2012, alongside DEFENSYS, namely HELLENIC AEROSPACE INDUSTRY, HELLENIC DEFENCE SYSTEMS, HELLENIC VEHICLE INDUSTRY, ELMON, PYRGOS, SIELMAN.
The Hellenic companies, which aim at promoting their defence products and services, as well as enhancing their international activities and boosting their exports, had the opportunity to meet with the leadership of the host country, the King of Jordan Abdullah II, the Prince Feisal Bin Al Hussein, the Prince Hamzah Bin Al Hussein, the Chief of National Defence General Staff, the Chief of Army General Staff, the Chief of Air Force Staff, the Jordanian Chief of Police, the Directors of Air Defence, Communications and Defence Procurement, but also with numerous high-ranking foreign Governmental and Armed Forces Delegations, as well as professional trade visitors.
This was the first time that a Hellenic National Pavilion was organised in a defence exhibition, a very significant and successful effort by DEFENSYS at a time when Greek companies are looking outward as a counteract to the effects of the economic crisis.
Officers from the Hellenic MoD/GDDIA with pilots from the Jordanian Airforce who graduated from the “IKARON” Academy.
His Majesty King Abdullah II visiting the Hellenic National Pavilion at SOFEX 2012.
His Royal Highness Prince Hamzah Bin Al Hussein conversing with the Chairman of the Hellenic Aerospace Industry, Mr. Tassos Filippakos, at SOFEX 2012.
High-ranking delegation during its visit to the stand of Hellenic Vehicle Industry.
One of the numerous delegations from the Ministry of Defence of Jordan which visited the Hellenic National Pavilion at SOFEX 2012.
High-ranking delegation visiting the Hellenic National Pavilion at SOFEX 2012