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EXHIBITIONS AND CONFERENCES 04/03/05

24 Feb 05. ComDef West 2005 – Hilton Resort San Diego – March 7-8
C4ISR – Building the Networks
22nd Conference on International Defense Cooperation
Building on the successful ComDef West 2004, where 15 nations participated
with the United States in a lively and informative presentation and Q&A
format, ComDef West returns to San Diego to provide further insight,
discussions and networking for government, military, academia and industry
with an Asia Pacific emphasis . The goals for the upcoming ComDef West are
as follows:-
* Provide an overview and status report of the leading INTERNATIONAL
C4ISR initiatives and programs
* Identify the proposed areas for future cooperation

* Identify the key industry partners and personalities
* What works and what doesn’t in planning international Common Defense
* Role of Missile Defense and Transformational Platforms in C4ISR
Development
http://www.ideea.com/comdefwest05/ or call 703 760 0762

01 Mar 05. 29 -31 March. Global Security Asia 2005
. In the immediate aftermath of the tragic events of September 11 and the more recent global acts of terrorism, political leaders and military planners around the world have been confronted with a new and potentially destabilising global threat which may be described through the term ” ASYMMETRIC WARFARE “. Countries are now focused on developing their homeland defence policies and systems to include anti-terrorism and counter-terrorism measures, inter-agency cooperation using sophisticated equipment and technologies. Responding to these challenges, the organisers of the IMDEX Asia Series are now launching Global Security Asia 2005 – the first combined Conference and Exhibition to focus exclusively on this new and fast expanding area of Asymmetric Warfare.

01 Mar 05. IMDEX ASIA 2005, the fifth in the Series. For this Event, is bringing the schedule back to its original May date, from 17 to 20 May 2005. AMI International, the highly respected US naval analyst, has identified Asia/Pacific as the only region in which the naval new ship construction market is growing. And it is not simply holding its own, it is growing rapidly. In fact between 2004 and 2009 investment in new ships will double from approximately US$7bn to US$14bn per year. This is in stark contrast to Europe where investment is leveling at circa US$10.5bn and the USA at $11.5bn per year. The strong acquisition programs of South Korea, Japan, China and India will be the primary contributors to this growth. However, every country in the region has plans to modernize, expand, or re-capitalize their navy, thus making the area the most dynamic for the foreseeable future.

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