Azerbaijani Armed Forces delegation attends SOFEX-2014 in Amman

Amman, May 7 (AZERTAC). A delegation of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, including representatives of the Defence Ministry and Azerbaijani ambassador to Jordan Sabir Agabayov have participated in the 10th Special Operations Forces Exhibition & Conference under the Royal Patronage in Amman.

Founded in 1996 by His Majesty King Abdullah II, The Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX) continues to grow with each edition and is acquiring paramount ranking amongst the specialized global defence exhibitions and is considered by the international Special Operations and homeland security decision makers as well as the specialized industry as the vital gathering for exchanging views and experiences. SOFEX provides an ideal platform to present new and innovative equipment in order to deliver swift, decisive and effective solutions that will help decision makers maintain the security and safety in their countries, regions and around the world.

The Azerbaijani ambassador attended the opening ceremony of the SOFEX-2014.

The Special Operations Forces Exhibition & Conference (SOFEX) takes place biennially at the King Abdullah I Airbase in Amman in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. This niche event is held under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Chairmanship of HRH Prince Feisal Bin Al Hussein and with the full support of the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF).

SOFEX is a four-day event that kicks off with a prominent one day conference that includes a series of comprehensive and topical seminars delivered by top military officials from around the world, tackling a wide range of issues pertinent to current counter terrorism and homeland security issues.

The objective of the conference is to enhance the capabilities of Special Operations Forces around the world and share tactics, techniques, and procedures. The Conference is the opening component of SOFEX 2014, which is followed by an extensive exhibition.

The exhibition provides an opportunity for emerging defense manufacturers to display their products beside industry giants and world-leading defense companies.

SOFEX 2014 has attracted renowned entities to sponsor the 10th Edition of the world’s leading Special Operations and homeland security conference and exhibition. The Platinum Sponsors are Alenia Aermacchi, Arabian Defence Industries and Northrop Grumman, and the Media partners are IHS Jane’s and INEGMA. Attracting companies and names of this calibre for sponsorship is an indication of the importance of SOFEX in the eyes of the defence industry and the world.

The 10th SOFEX event brings together 371 companies from different companies.


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