• The Secretary of State for Defence, the Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon MP, has confirmed his attendance at Defence and Security Equipment International 2017 (DSEI). He will deliver a keynote speech during the exhibition, which takes place from 12 - 15 September at ExCeL, London.
  • Cyberspace is acknowledged as the ‘fifth domain’ of modern warfare – as vital to military operations as land, sea, air and space. Tackling the immense threat is proving a primary concern in the shaping of government and military strategies around the world. But the battle is also being fought in the civil domain, with companies – and most recently Parliament – fighting hacking attacks.

  • Clarion Events has won the Best Conference AEO Excellence Award for its leading forum for military, humanitarian and emergency medical healthcare professionals, Trauma Innovation. Last held at Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham in September 2016, Trauma Innovation proves to be one of the most successful events in Clarion’s portfolio. The most recent edition welcomed 736 visitors - a 76 per cent rise from the previous year - 32 exhibitors (up 39 per cent) and 95 VIPs from 14 countries. This impressive gathering was brought together to discuss and explore academic studies and innovative capabilities for trauma-care while networking with international peers to share best practice.

  • Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) will mark its tenth edition when it takes place this September at ExCeL London. Ten weeks until the event’s opening, we have listed the Top Ten features which combine to make DSEI ‘the event for the entire defence and security industry to conduct business’.

  • A reported five terrorist plots have been thwarted in the wake of the tragic London and Manchester attacks. A new app has been designed to provide reliable public safety and life-saving interventions for public use in future incidents 

  • The organisers of Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition are launching an “Innovation Hub” at this year’s event, which takes place at ExCeL, London in September.  

    The military has a history of successful technology exploitation, including “EpiPens”, the auto injecting syringes, and microwave ovens - both of which are now taken for granted in households around the world. The Innovation Hub will be an opportunity to develop new collaborations and celebrated solutions for prolific application in the future.

  • The world’s defence and security industry to congregate at Defence and Security Equipment International

    In an age of increasingly complex challenges and global uncertainty, military allies are now collaborating to protect mutual strategic interests and maintain robust defence and security capabilities. Where traditionally Defence ministries would seek to support their requirements internally, they now look much further afield to encourage knowledge and skills transfer, and help grow their industry, economy and resources. 

  • In an age of increasingly complex challenges and global uncertainty, the UK’s defence and security SMEs are continually innovating to protect the UK’s strategic interests and to maintain robust defence and security capabilities. Where defence ministries would traditionally seek to support their requirements solely through defence primes, they now look to the rich pool of innovative SMEs to uncover unique knowledge, skills and emerging capabilities, and the UK is leading the way in this regard.

  • The global maritime community will convene in the capital this month for Defence and Security Equipment International and London International Shipping Week                    

    London will strengthen its position as a hub for maritime business when the sector’s leading experts and equipment manufacturers assemble in the city this September. They will be attending Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI), held on the Thames at ExCeL London, and London International Shipping Week (LISW) which is spread throughout the City. Both events take place during 11 – 15 September.


  • The award winning Medical Engagement Zone at Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) will be returning next month with new interactive features from a range of health and defence companies, and with live practical demonstrations in collaboration with the UK Defence Medical Services (DMS), and focused on the themes of Simulation, Defence Engagement and Research & Exploitation.  
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  • “DSEI is a landmark event presenting to the world the excellence of the UK defence and security businesses. We expect to welcome high level international delegations to take part in meetings with our strategic partners. For us in government it is hugely important, an important showcase, a stage for diplomacy, a platform for the international engagement. We are really looking forward to DSEI in September 2017.”
    Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister for Defence Procurement
    UK MOD
  • “I very much look forward to continuing my personal support to DSEI. It provides an excellent opportunity to explore the development of airpower capability, through engagement with the widest range of industry and international partners.”
    Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier KCB CBE DFC MA RAF Chief of the Air Staff
    Royal Air Force
  • “I much look forward to DSEI 17. We intend to build on the very positive experience of DSEI 15 as we construct the partnerships we need to deal with the complexity of the future operating environment”
    General Sir Nicholas Carter KCB CBE DSO ADC Gen Chief of the General Staff
    British Army
  • "DSEI 2015 was the ideal occasion for the Royal Navy to demonstrate its ambition to lead and win through technological innovation. The opportunity to meet with so many partners from academia, industry and overseas at DSEI is, as always, a really useful component of our engagement with the vital partners through whom we seek to deliver this innovation."
    Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, The First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
    Royal Navy
  • "DSEI 17 will offer Joint Forces Command the opportunity to report on our plans for the future, in particular on operationalising our Warfare In The Information Age concept. I am looking forward to it."
    General Sir Chris Deverell Commander Joint Forces Command
  • "DSEI is a highlight within the defence calendar, I use it to find out what the most recent developments are in every technological area affecting for defence. Without DSEI I fear this sort of interaction, information exchange and knowledge of developments across all domains would be lost. DSEI is an invaluable international biannual event .”
    Rt Hon Dr Julian Lewis MP, Chairman, House of Commons Defence Select Committee
    UK Parliament
  • “DSEI is a fantastic showcase for defence companies where international buyers, sellers, developers, thinkers, educators and the trainers can all get together. The UK defence industry is looking to recruit more engineers, scientists and developers into 200,000 jobs and up to 10,000 apprentices within UK defence companies. DSEI is an excellent tool to highlight the challenges the industry face as well as showcase its capabilities domestically and overseas.”
    James Gray MP, House of Commons Defence Committee
    UK Parliament


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