By Han Bing
PARIS, June 13 (ChinaMil) -- The defense and security international exhibition EUROSATORY 2018 kicked off in Paris on June 11, 2018.
Fifty-six Chinese exhibitors participated in this year’s exhibition, hitting a record high since their first participation in 2010.
Chinese exhibitors consisted of large state-owned enterprises (SOEs) like China North Industries Group (NORINCO GROUP) and private military material producers from China's Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Hubei and Hebei Provinces, and so forth.
A wide variety of advanced military products were displayed at the exhibition halls, ranging from such large equipment as late model tanks, helicopters, armored vehicles, air-defense missiles, radar systems and others, to such medium and small products as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), communication devices, anti-biochemical devices, anti-radiation devices and so on.
Among them, the new focus of the exhibition was the military products involving artificial intelligence (AI) and cyber security.
According to information from the sponsor, this year’s exhibition covered an area of 170,000 square meters, and France, Germany, the United States and Israel were the countries with the largest number of exhibitors.
The biennial EUROSATORY is one of the most important professional defense exhibitions worldwide. More than 1,700 exhibitors from over 60 countries and regions participate in the exhibition this year. The exhibition will conclude on June 15.