The General Authority for Military Industries has revealed the headquarters that will be established to host the 2022 World Defense Exhibition, which Saudi Arabia is scheduled to host in March of next year. The headquarters designated for hosting the exhibition is located in the capital (Riyadh), on a total area of more than 800 thousand square meters, and includes a number of advanced facilities and facilities that will provide service to visitors and participants alike. The exhibition headquarters will include an aircraft runway 3 km long and 50 meters wide to host live displays of military aircraft, in addition to exhibits of fixed aircraft and ground military equipment.The headquarters will also include a virtual command center equipped with the latest systems and technologies from the largest defense companies in the world, to demonstrate integration capabilities and operational compatibility across various areas of defense. Attendees will enjoy sitting in luxurious hospitality suites and meeting rooms with spectacular views, which ensure a bird’s-eye view of the runway and the surrounding areas that will host the live shows.
The authority explained that the design of the headquarters is of the traditional architectural style in the Kingdom, and the exhibition halls were divided according to the markets and the participating countries into two halls with an area of 56 thousand square meters, adjacent to the external exhibition areas for military and security products and equipment. These two halls will allow attendees to participate in networking sessions, knowledge sharing and customized programs, as well as testing exhibits that employ the latest technology to explore the future of the defense industry.
It is noteworthy that the Global Defense Exhibition is an international military exhibition, which Saudi Arabia announced its intention to host next year, to be held every two years thereafter, as it will provide local and international manufacturers, parties concerned with the military and security industries, and interested visitors, a unified platform under one roof, and it will be an expected addition For a series of international defense exhibitions in the world.