On May 18-20, Bucharest will host the sixth edition of the Black Sea Defence and Aerospace (BSDA) defence, aerospace, national security and cybersecurity exhibition at Romaero Baneasa centre.
8×8 and 4×4 armoured personnel carriers, air defence systems, command and control systems, missile systems, high-resolution cameras, radar systems, communications systems, attack helicopters, transport and medevac helicopters, fighter jets, transport airplanes, drones, naval equipment and many more will be presented at the exhibition.
The Romanian Air Forces will carry out daily demonstrative flights with MiG-21 LanceR fighter jets, IAR 330 Puma SOCAT attack helicopters, C27 J Spartan transport planes and IAR-99 Soim trainers. The aircraft will also be exhibited on static displays at the exhibition, alongside equipment used by the other armed forces branches.
The U.S. Air Force will exhibit two F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets.
Approximately 200 exhibitors from the aerospace, naval, land forces and cybersecurity domains will take part in BSDA 2016, an event that will cover 6,000 square metres of exhibition space indoors and over 15,000 square metres of exhibition space on the outdoor platform. More details about the participants can be found on www.bsda.ro, the event’s website.
Likewise, it is estimated that official military delegations from around 25 countries will visit BSDA 2016, while foreign companies of international standing in the defence industry domain will organise their own exhibition stands.
Bearing in mind the importance of the event, the positive results registered during previous editions as well as the consistent presence of foreign officials and businessmen, of Romanian and foreign companies active in the defence, security and cybersecurity industries, the event can offer opportunities to create contacts and promising partnerships.
BSDA 2016 is organised with the official support of the Defence Ministry, Economy Ministry, Foreign Affairs Ministry, Justice Ministry, Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI), Protection and Security Service (SPP) and the U.S. Embassy’s Commercial Department.