• Thunder in the desert [SOFEX16D1]

    Canada’s family-owned Cambli Group (Hall 1, Stand C117), which has been manufacturing armoured trucks for more than 50 years, is displaying its Thunder 2 second-generation tactical vehicle on outdoor stand OD9.

  • Made in Britain [SOFEX16D1]

    As part of its support to the military in the region, BAE Systems (Hall 6, Stand B606) is demonstrating its capabilities across the land, air and electronic systems businesses, focusing on key products and technologies that are perceived to be of most interest to the special operation forces and militaries from Jordan and the region as a whole.

  • Nowhere to hide under the sun [SOFEX16D1]

    Australian company Byfield Optics (Hall 1, Stand B104) claims that border violators and smugglers who have long been using the sun to their advantage, going undetected and penetrating restricted areas, can now be successfully detected in the harshest sun, heat and dust conditions.

  • Situational awareness [SOFEX16D1]

    The operationally proven GECO (Air) tablet-based product by Inzpire (Hall 1, Stand A153) has been developed into a land variant, and will be demonstrated for the first time at SOFEX.

  • A breath of fresh air [SOFEX16D1]

    Avon Protection (Hall 6, Stand C615), a leader in chemical, biological, nuclear and radiological (CBRN) respiratory protection with a 20-year track record in the Middle East, is continuing to develop products to meet the constantly changing CBRN threat environment.

  • Larger than life [SOFEX16D1]

    Malmö, Sweden-based Aimpoint AB (Hall 1, Stand A161), a leader in electronic red-dot sighting technology, has introduced three accessory magnifiers to its product line, all designed to work in conjunction with the company’s electronic reflex sights.

  • Aiming for Jordan [SOFEX16D1]

    Hard on the heels of completing the final contract over two years to integrate a sighting system for Colombia’s fleet of Cascavel light armoured vehicles, Rippel Effect Systems (Hall 1, Stand B106) is now pursuing opportunities with Jordan.

  • Beyond line-of-sight [SOFEX16D1]

    Aeryon Labs (Hall 1, Stand A184), a leader in small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS), and Persistent Systems, a specialist in mobile ad hoc network (MANET) technology, have integrated the latter’s Wave Relay technology into the airframe of the Aeryon SkyRanger sUAS.

  • Fabrics for optimum protection [SOFEX16D1]

    Established only 20 years ago, Öztek Tekstil Printing and Dyeing Industries (Hall 1, Stand A112) has grown into a formidable enterprise offering the latest in protective and technical fabrics for a wide range of applications. The company is exhibiting here at SOFEX as part of Turkey’s Undersecretariat for Defence Industries.

  • SOFEX 2016 - Schedule of events

    Monday - 9 May 2016 (Conference Day) 08:00 – 09:30 Conference Registration and Morning Coffee 09:35 Arrival of H.M. King Abdullah II (or a representative) 09:45 – 11:10 Session One 11:30 – 13:05 Session Two 13:20 – 14:30 Session Three 14:30 – 15:30 Lunch & End