DSEI 2019

London, United Kingdom


The world leading event that connects governments, national armed forces, industry thought leaders and the global defence & security supply chain on an unrivalled scale.  With a range of valuable opportunities for networking, a platform for business, access to relevant content & live-action demonstrations, the DSEI community can innovate, share knowledge, discover & experience the latest capabilities across the Aerospace, Land, Naval, Security & Joint domains.

The five Key Domain-focused zones

DSEI 2019 will have five key domain-focused Zones: Air, Land, Naval, Security & Joint, all showcasing the latest equipment and systems.

Aerospace Zone Key Information

DSEI 2019 will feature its strongest aerospace offering to date, comprising fixed, rotary wing, and unmanned platforms.

Supported by the RAF, the expanding Aerospace Zone encompasses an impressive array of static displays to compliment a number of aerospace supply chain exhibitors. The Zone also includes newly formed Hubs dedicated to Space and MRO&U, as well as the popular Air Seminar featuring high-level military and industry speakers, including Chief of the Air Staff.

The MRO&U Hub
The MRO&U (Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Upgrade) Hub comes at a time when many NATO nations are outsourcing their MRO&U requirements and upgrading their service units to maximise defence budgets.

The Space Hub
New for 2019, the Space Hub will be a world leading platform for a fast-growing and highly innovative part of the space programme.

Air Static Displays
DSEI will once again feature an impressive array of air static displays. In 2017 the exhibition showcased a range of airframes including two fighter jets: SAAB Gripen and Tornado GR4.

Land Zone Key Information

The Land Zone is DSEI's largest zone, featuring the latest in vehicles, weapons, ammunitions and equipment.

Supported the British Army, the Land Zone is your best opportunity to see first-hand the latest developments and innovations from international exhibitors and align your business with the needs and requirements of the British Army and other governments.

The Static Display takes centre stage in the Land Zone, showcasing the latest vehicles brought by collaborations from prime companies, specialist SMEs and manufacturers.

The Land Seminar takes place on all four exhibition days in the East Theatre, featuring high-level speakers including a keynote from Chief of the General Staff, Ministry of Defence. 2017 speakers also included:
  • The Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon MP, then Secretary of State for Defence
  • The Rt Hon Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade
  • Lt Gen Richard Nugee, Chief of Defence People
  • Mr Jorge Domecq, Chief Executive, European Defence Agency

Naval Zone Key Information

The Naval Zone is a unique and interactive showcase of the latest vessels and maritime technology. DSEI's distinctive dockside setting delivers a dazzling showcase of maritime capabilities and international warships.

The Naval Zone was one of DSEI 2017's greatest strengths with 16 nations represented. Fully supported by the Royal Navy and First Sea Lord, the Naval Zone provides our audience with unrivalled networking opportunities, insights from key decision makers and the opportunity to see the industry's latest vessels in action through interactive presentations and waterborne demonstrations.

Waterborne Demonstrations
DSEI's unique setting means it's the only event of its kind to offer a daily waterborne demonstration programme gives maritime specialists an exceptional chance to operate their craft in live scenarios on the River Thames.

Security Zone Key Information

The Security Zone is a dedicated showcase of security equipment, technologies, strategies and systems to counter priority threats, such as cyber attacks and terrorism

DSEI 2017 centralised the security sector's expertise with a bespoke community in order to increase networking opportunities for both exhibitors and visitors. As well as this the Minister of State for Security The Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP made a Keynote Address on the 13th September.

With the increasing prevalence of cyber-security attacks, the ability to counter such threats has never been of greater importance. DSEI's Cyber Hub will feature  a range of exhibitors from the innovative, growing cyber security industry, underpinned by world-leading scientific research and development.

The Security Theatre was expanded and ehanced for DSEI 2017, featuring a broader range of pertinent topics including: the challenges of increased mass migration and border security,  the 'Internet of Things', evolving cyber technology and developing the next generation of 'cyber warriors'.

Joint Zone Key Information
The Joint Zone features the latest products and innovations servicing the whole Defence and Security Community with 3 key hubs: Communication, Medical and Innovation.

DSEI 2017 saw an enhanced Joint Zone with a plethora of products from exhibitors within the following sectors: C4ISTAR, Communications, DIO, Electronic Warfare, Joint Enablers, Logistics, Medical, Robotics & Telemedicine.

The Communications Hub will showcase defence communication capabilities including: data analysis, measurement, sharing, simulation and system integration.

DSEI's expanding Medical Hub showcases simulations and defence medical research across interactive stands and an award-winning demonstration area.

The Innovation Hub features new and agile companies with emerging technologies ready to serve the defence and security community. This is the place to spot big exhibitors of the future!


Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway
London E16 1XL
Event details
Organizer : Clarion
Venue : ExCeL, Royal Victoria Dock, London, United Kingdom
Event type : Exhibition
Reference : ASDE-20258

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