Distinguished guests, international delegations, military and political leaders and high-level visitors were present at the first day of DEFEA 2023, in Greece.

The Minister of National Defence Mr. Nikos Panagiotopoulos inaugurated the international exhibition of Athens, while Deputy Minister Mr. Nikos Chardalias, as well as the chief of the National Defence General Staff General Konstantinos Floros were also present.

After the inauguration ceremony, the Minister of National Defence also attended an open discussion under the title “Greece at the Center of Geopolitical Developments” which was focused on the Raise of the Capabilities of the Armed Forces and Extroversion of the Greek Defence Industry.

Additionally, 32 official governmental and military delegations, 10 of which were headed by Ministers or Deputy Ministers of Defence where present as guests of honor of the exhibition.