BDIA Organizes National Conference on Defence Industry

SOFIA, Bulgaria ( – Today, 20th September, at the Central Military Club in Sofia, the Bulgarian Defence Industries Association organizes a national conference with international participation “Defence Industry – a leader of the innovations in Bulgaria”, learned

The conference is under the patronage of the Deputy Prime Minister for Public Order and Security and Minister of Defence Krasimir Karakachanov. The Deputy Defence Minister Anatoliy Velichkov will also take part in it.

The conference is divided into three subject sessions, which are “The role of the European defence industrial development program for strengthening of the national and European defence capabilities” (session 1), “The capabilities of the Bulgarian defence technological industrial base for implementation of the investment project of the Ministry of Defence: Acquisition and maintenance of basic combat equipment for building of battalion battle groups of the mechanized brigade” (session 2) and “The zeal of young talents in support of the development of the economical foundations in security and defence” (session 3)

Besides the official part, at the conference, through reports, it will be presented the capabilities and potential of the Bulgarian defence industry by Mr Stefan Vodenicharov, as well as a report of the French company Safran, which will be represented by the Vice-President, International Development, Mr Olivier Lafaye.

Bulgarian companies in the field of defence industry will make their short presentations. These are Terem AD, Samel-90 AD, Arkus AD, Arsenal AD, Opticoelectron Group JSCo and OPTIX Co.

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