Organized by TNT Productions, LLC.
Organized with the support of the Ministry of Defense of the government of Croatia.
Adriatic Sea Defense & Security Market Potential
On April 1st 2009, Croatia, the host country for the ASDA 2017 exhibition, became a full member of NATO.
Furthermore, on 1 July 2013 Croatia became the European Union’s 28th member.
The Croatian Armed Forces Long-Term Development Plan 2015-2024 already approved by the government, details the acquisitions required to substantially modernize the Armed Forces at an expected cost of approximately US$ 1 billion. The modernization plans include ongoing and future expected procurements in all 3 major defense sectors: air, land and navy.
ASDA is a decided tri-service defense exhibition.
CROATIA – LTDP 2015-2024
First and second level priorities by services:
Equipping with VHS assault rifle and pertaining equipment.
Equipping with self-propelled artillery system of 155 mm.
Equipping Support Artillery with artillery ammunition.
Equipping with soldier’s personal equipment.
To continue equipping of the Special Operation Forces with weapons and military equipment.
Equipping with assets for NBC (priority –NBC platoon).
Equipping with engineering assets and equipment for general and combat support and EOD (NATO declared units are the priority).
To begin equipping of the units with essential camping equipment.
To begin equipping with new machine guns and universal machine guns of NATO caliber.
Equipping of the units with individual optoelectronic and night vision devices and gear for severe weather conditions (through Aid program – donation).
Equipping and phasing into operational use of the light armored vehicle – Mine Resistant Ambush Protected – MRAP (Aid Program EDA).
Equipping of the Coast Guard with five coastal patrol boats.
Modernization of the Radar System “Enhanced Peregrine”, integration of the maritime surveillance sensor data into a single network and reaching the capability of sharing data and radar picture with NATO.
Equipping with two Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) aimed at developing mine countermeasures (MCM) capabilities in shallow sea.
To begin equipping with two Mine hunters.
To replace through interdepartmental cooperation three GEM 2050 XS radars with new radar automated systems.
To run testing and prolong service life of the anti-ship missiles RBS-15B (Robot system 15B).
To finish NATINADS project and to begin the ASBE (Air Command & Control System Software-Based Element) project.
Equipping with R-60MK missiles.
Procurement and installation of the equipment for aircraft self-protection on 4 helicopters Mi-171Sh.
Equipping (procurement and installation) with IFF/COMM helicopter devices for Mi-171 Sh. (from the program FMF).
To initiate modernization of the FPS-117 Radar system.
Equipping of aircraft for tactical air transportation and parachute training.
Construction and equipping of the maintenance shop for A/CT assets in the 93rd Air Force Base Zadar.
Development of the Multinational Centre for Pilot Training.
Equipping with testing -measuring equipment and tools for aircraft maintenance.
Adriatic Sea Defense & Security Exhibition Region
The Adriatic Sea and South Eastern European Region is one of the major regions for expansion for both NATO and the European Union.
The target countries for this event are Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Slovenia, Kosovo, Serbia, Albania and Macedonia.
The beautiful city of Split, Croatia, (shown on the brochure cover) is truly a central location. Located on the spectacular Dalmatian Coast, is a “World Class” destination city, and will attract government and industry defense specialists from throughout the countries located on or near the Adriatic Sea.
(Distances of capital cities from Split, Croatia)
City and Country Kilometers Miles
Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina 159 99
Podgorica, Montenegro 257 160
Ljubljana, Slovenia 331 206
Pristina, Kosovo 340 211
Belgrade, Serbia 351 218
Tirana, Albania 368 22
Zagreb, Croatia 387 240
Skopje, Macedonia 439 273
Adriatic Sea Defense & Security Exhibition & Conference – ASDA 2017 is a business-to-business event. To ensure a top quality visitor attendance, government, military and commercial delegations will be invited from throughout the South Eastern European Region, with particular focus on Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Slovenia, Kosovo, Serbia, Albania and Macedonia.
The profile of visitors is:
- Local and foreign government officials
- Senior Army officials
- Senior Air Force officials
- Senior Navy officials
- Senior Special Forces officials
- Emergency & health officials
- Search & rescue officials
- Customs and police officials
- Ambassadors & military attaché’s
- Associations & press delegations
The official headquarter hotel will be the beautiful Le Méridien Lav, Split only eight kilometers south of Split. The complex features 800 meters of beach frontage and fantastic sea views overlooking Split. The 381 guest rooms and suites are the largest on the Dalmatian coast.
Adriatic Sea Defense & Security Exhibition & Conference – ASDA 2017 is being organized by TNT Productions, LLC., a specialized international exhibition organizer. We are the proud members of the following two major USA trade associations serving the exhibition industry: Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO) and UFI – Union des Foires Internationals (UFI).
TNT Productions Romania
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Tel.: +40 21 327 6651/0 / Fax: +40 21 327 6652