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The Asia Defence Expo & Conference Series (ADECS) returns to the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, for its fourth edition in February 2020.

ADECS is a leading defence event focused specifically on trends and opportunities within the Asia Pacific region, across three specialist sectors:

  • Electronic Warfare
  • Military Simulation and Training
  • Maritime and Undersea Defence Technology

ADECS connects key local government officials with the wider defence community, providing a platform for visitors to review the latest technologies and systems. Delivering expert speakers and unrivalled content, ADECS 2020 will host three technical conference programmes across two days. Learn more about each of the conference streams below.

AOC Electronic Warfare Asia

AOC Electronic Warfare Asia

Participants at this, the fourth AOC event in Singapore, will hear from world-leading experts across the military, government, academia and industry. The event will help attendees to progress their understanding of the issues, technology and capabilities that underpin improving their national EM abilities, that is, to advance them both nationally and in collective Asia Pacific defence. 

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UDT Asia

UDT Asia

In a revised format for ADECS 2020, UDT Asia has been merged with the Maritime Patrol Asia conference stream for a more comprehensive outlook on naval challenges within the host region.

Drawing inspiration from the 2018-2022 ASEAN-EU Plan of Action, UDT Asia 2020 will focus on the key areas of UUV capabilities, waterway management, and transborder cooperation. Using a highly interactive format, the conference offers senior regional officials the opportunity to discuss deployment requirements and multilateral solutions in a relaxed setting.

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MilSim Asia

MilSim Asia

Using the latest case studies, MilSim Asia will examine the best techniques and technologies available for integrated man-machine training in the Asia Pacific.

From immersive environments and xR programmes to modelling HADR, the conference will adopt a highly interactive format enabling regional representatives to share effective approaches and applications of the newest training platforms.

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Complementing these technical forums, ADECS also features an exhibition inviting 50 of the region’s leading vendors to share their expertise and display current product and service solutions. Visitors can expect:

  • 900+ attendees
  • 40% military audience
  • 84% senior influencers
  • 40+ nations represented
  • 100+ VIPs and delegations

To learn more about the exhibition and how your organisation can take part, please click here





Military Audience


Senior Influencers


Nations Represented


VIPs and Delegations