Africa Aerospace & Defence 2018

Welcome to the AAD 2018 Show Daily Site

28 August 2018

Africa Aerospace & Defence 2018

19-23 September 2018, City of Tshwane, South Africa

AAD has appointed Jane's as the official and exclusive Show Daily publisher since 2010.

With a proven track record for delivering news to VIPs, delegations, visitors, and exhibitors, Jane's has been a trusted partner to AAD for several show editions.

AAD is Africa's only aerospace and defence expo that combines both a trade exhibition and an air show. It comprises of a 3-day trade exhibition showcasing air, sea and land defence technologies and is followed by a 2-day air show.

AAD brings together the largest gathering of industry players in aerospace and defence (manufacturers and innovators) and buyers (high-level international delegations, defence chiefs of armies and senior procurement officers) in Africa.

On this site you will find comprehensive editorial coverage from the exclusive and official AAD Show Dailies produced by Jane's on-site during the event. For further details visit the official AAD 2018 website or view the Exhibitor list.

Exhibition News

Published in hard copy and online, the AAD Show Daily will be the official and exclusive daily covering this important event. Thousands of copies will be distributed by a dedicated team throughout:

* VIP and government delegation reception areas

* The main entrances

* Conference rooms

* Exhibition halls

Get your press and PR material in NOW!

Jane's and the AAD Show Daily Editor, welcome and encourage all news releases and other material, with embargo if necessary, prior to the exhibition. There is no charge to submit product and press information to the team, but there is no guarantee material submitted will be published.

E-mail your material to

If you have something you wish to publicise during the show you can e-mail your material to or supply text and images, wherever possible electronically, to staff on site in the AAD Show Daily Office, which will be clearly signposted.


An integrated campaign will enable brand awareness, lead generation and long-term partnerships. Jane's media channels, the most trusted source of defence equipment information, is where your target audience will be reading news before, during and after the show. Download the AAD event media kit here

Advertising in the AAD Show Dailies

Booking Deadline: 31 August 2018

For more information and to book your AAD 2018 advertising campaign email or call +44 203 253 2199.

Once the show starts, stories and images from the Show Dailies will be posted on this page.

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