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Special Operations Forces Exhibition 2018 concludes

By JT - May 10,2018 - Last updated at May 10,2018

His Majesty King Abdullah inaugurated the Special Operations Forces Exhibition 2018 at King Abdullah I Airbase in Amman, on Tuesday (Photo by Amjad Ghsoun)

AMMAN — The Special Operations Forces Exhibition 2018 (SOFEX), which was inaugurated by His Majesty King Abdullah, the supreme commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), concluded on Thursday, having witnessed a wide local, regional and international participation.

SOFEX Director Amer Tabaa said that next iteration of the expo, which specialises in defence and operational industries and national security, will take place in May 2020, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

During a press conference, Tabaa said that 352 companies took part in the exhibition, showcasing military products from 62 countries which were toured by 103 delegations representing 53 countries, marking an increase compared to the previous edition.

The director expressed his pride to see SOFEX remain an effective platform for special operations and national security, adding that the exhibition has gained recognition as a key world event.

Convened biannually at the King Abdullah I Airbase in Amman, the fair provides an opportunity for defence industry members around the world to engage in discussions with high-ranking military officers, network with visiting delegations and showcase their technological contributions in the field.

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