S. Korea to hold biennial ADEX defense expo in late 2017

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The biennial defense expo hosted by South Korea, Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition, will be held in October 2017.  The defense fair, considered the biggest in the Asia Pacific region, is expected to put together some 400 defense firms from 34 countries across the globe, organizers said on Thursday.

The exhibition, known as ADEX, has been scheduled to run from Oct. 17-22 in 2017 at the Seoul Air Base in Seongnam.

In its previous event in 2015, 386 South Korean and foreign defense manufacturers were present in the event.