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RAdm (Retd) Simon Williams, Chairman, Clarion Defence & Security

Minister for Defence Procurement

Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister for Defence Procurement talks to DSEI TV about the UK defence industry and the importance of the DSEI to future capability.

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Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

Nia Griffith, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence, speaks to DSEI TV about the importance of the event to the UK defence industry and skills agenda.

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Defence Medical Services

Brig Timothy Hodgetts CBE, then Medical Director, Defence Medical Services (DMS),  explains what delegates can expect to see in the Medical Engagement Zone (North Hall) this year, and what DMS will deliver in the pre-exhibition DSEI Strategic Conferences on Mon 11 Sep.

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Chair of the Defence Select Committee

Julian Lewis MP, Chair of the Defence Select Committee (2015-2017) talks about the UK defence industry.

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Portsmouth Spotlight

2015 Highlights

A record-breaking event

DSEI 2015 saw 34,038 visitors and 1,683 exhibitors present including 42 international pavilions. 

Take a look at the highlights video to see what made the 2015 record-breaking event its most successful to date. 

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Live Demonstrations

Waterborne Demonstrations

The Royal Marines provided dockside action in a live demonstration alongside several warships moored in Royal Victoria Dock.

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Ebola Virus Disease Treatment Unit

Medical capability demonstrations delivered by Defence Medical Services formed part of the 2015 Joint Enablers offering. Footage to the right shows a live Ebola treatment demonstration taking place.

Take a look at what 2017 has in store by visiting the Joint Zone page.

Video credit: Ministry of Defence.

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More highlights from 2015

  • DSEI 2015 Day 4

  • DSEI 2015 Day 3

  • DSEI 2015 Day 2

  • DSEI 2015 Day 1

  • DSEI Bumper

  • DSEI 2015 Static Ships Display

  • DSEI - Waterborne 2015

  • DSEI - Innovations 2015

  • DSEI London 2015

9 Results
  • “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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