Bell Helicopter set for lift off at MAST Asia

Mon 13 Feb 2017 @ 9:56

Bell Boeing V-22 OspreyBell Helicopter have confirmed participation in this June’s MAST Asia 2017 in Tokyo as Bronze sponsor, with a significant presence in both trade-show and conference.

Bell, A Textron company (incidentally whom visitors can also meet at MAST Asia) supply a variety of air platforms that support a broad range of global military missions including Bell V-280 Valour, Bell UH-1Y Yankee Utility helicopter, Bell AH-1Z Attack helicopter, and perhaps most prominently proposed for amphibious capabilities in the region, the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey (pictured).

Delegates to the MAST Asia conference will be able to hear in depth presentations on Bell’s offerings, and of course meet executives on their booth to answer specific technical/operational queries.

Bell’s participation is indicative of an increase in MAST exhibitors that specialise in air systems for maritime missions, such as amphibious operations.


2017 Call for Papers oversubscribed

Mon 13 Feb 2017 @ 9:55

Once again, submissions to the MAST conference committee have outstripped available presentation slots.

However, the committee has done its best to accommodate the best of all proposed presentations, and the MAST Asia 2017 conference programme is intended to be made available by the end of this week.

Earlybird conference delegate places are still available.


Elbit Systems Implements Infor’s ERP Technology Platform

Wed 25 Jan 2017 @ 15:47

Elbit Hermes 900

MAST Asia’s most prominent Israeli exhibitor has announced a five-year project designed to drive Elbit Systems’ growth by creating a standard set of processes and practices within dozens of sites across numerous countries.

The Hermes 900 UAS represents the implementation of many sensors and other systems coming from various divisions of Elbit Systems.

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Japanese defence companies to stand out at MAST Asia 2017

Mon 23 Jan 2017 @ 14:04

Visitors/delegates to MAST Asia 2017 can expect to meet dozens more Japanese manufacturers and suppliers than in the first edition (2015).

As evidenced by the soon to be published MAST Asia exhibitor list, the relatively modest presence of Japanese industry on a “Japan Pavilion” in 2015 will be superseded by several corporate pavilions from the leading Japanese defence contractors, showcasing the breadth of their technology offerings.

Since 2014’s announcement of Japan’s “Three Principals” (policy for exporting defence equipment), followed closely by 2015’s launch of MAST Asia and the formation of Japan’s Acquisition Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA), there has been a significant upswing in activities by Japanese defence companies to market themselves internationally, and meet prospective customers and partners. MAST Asia provides a truly unique global event environment in Japan to support this new marketing mix, and achieve their global goals.

As well as visiting displays from the top Japanese defence contractor and meeting senior executives, delegates can hear in-depth technical presentations and keynote addresses from government authorities in the adjacent MAST Asia conference.

Registration for delegates and visitors is open now. Delegate places will allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Early-bird discounts available now.


Japanese format prospectus available now!

Mon 23 Jan 2017 @ 14:03

Companies waiting to read about plans for MAST Asia in Japanese before booking sponsorship and/or exhibition space, need wait no longer…

Newly approved for release by Japan’s Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, MAST’s potential Japanese sponsors, exhibitors, and authors can finally download the Japanese-style data sheets, urging them to support the second biennial MAST Asia, and Japan’s only international defence trade-show.

With space fast selling out, MAST’s organisers are keen to alert prospective exhibitors to an imminent venue deadline to secure the remaining additional space, or put late-comers on a waiting list.

If you want to display your defence platforms and systems to international customers, in Japan, there is no other international DEFENCE TRADE-SHOW!