Indonesia's defence expo and forum 2016 (Photo: indodefence.com)

Jakarta (VNA) – One of the biggest expos on defence and aerospace and marine technology in Southeast Asia will be held from November 2-5 in Jakarta, Indonesia, according to the country’s Ministry of National Defence. 

The event aims to promote the development of the defence industry, aerospace, security services and marine technology. It is also a platform for the defence industry to network and build partnerships. 

The expo is expected to see regional countries and major powers such as the US, Germany, India, France and Italy and about 25,000 visitors. 

Over 840 companies from 55 countries have registered to showcase their defence products. 

Conferences, technology presentations, product liveshows and discussions with defence experts will take place during the event.-VNA