Mitsubishi Heavy Industries confirmed to return for MAST Asia 2019

Thu 23 May 2019 @ 11:50

As the MAST Asia 2019 exhibitor list reflects, the full complement of all major Japanese defence contractors will again be present at MAST Asia for the third time running.

With the addition of aerospace and space displays, visitors to MAST Asia 2019 will truly get the full perspective of security from Sea, Air, and Space domains.

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Save the dates: Japan Defense 2020

Tue 21 May 2019 @ 13:33

MAST Asia’s organisers (Japan Defense KK) revealed today that the cooperation of several Japanese associations/agencies (JADI, JAXA, SAJ, and SJAC) alongside ongoing support from the Japanese Ministry of Defence/ATLA and various Self Defense Forces this year, has been in preparation for a dynamic event launch next year…

Japan Defense 2020 will take place from Monday 2nd to Wednesday 4th November 2020 within Tokyo Metropolis – just 15 minutes away from MOD, ATLA, JMSDF, JASDF, and JGSDF.

The full MAST Asia event – conference, trade-show, hosted VIPs/networking, etc. – will feature alongside dedicated seminars and exhibits from the Air, Space, and Cyber domains.

MAST Asia 2019 sponsors/exhibitors will receive first options on space/sponsorships (and discounted rates) during MAST Asia 2019 in Chiba next month. Non supporters will be able to reserve space and sponsorships from July onwards on a first come, first served basis.

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50 ships confirmed to join MAST Northern Coasts 2019

Tue 21 May 2019 @ 13:32

Copenhagen's combined Disruptive Technolgies Workshop (2nd–3rd September 2019) and MAST Northern Coasts (4th–6th September 2019) offers delegates numerous opportunities to visit many naval and maritime-air units, including:

  • Belgium (BNS BELLIS)
  • Denmark (HDMS IVER HUITFELDT, HDMS NIELS JUEL, HDMS ABSALON, HDMS THETIS, HDMS SØLØVEN, MCM DRONES)
  • Finland (FNS HANKO, FNS PORVOO, FNS HÄMEENMAA, FNS UUSIMAA, FNS VAHTERPÄÄ, HALLIFRA)
  • France (LA MOTTE PICQUET, FS CROIX DU SUD)
  • Germany (FGS LÜBECK, FGS OLDENBURG, TYPE 212 (SUB), FGS BONN, FGS MOSEL, FGS DILLINGEN, FGS ROTTWEIL, FGS WEILHEIM, FGS FEHMERN, FGS)
  • Lithuania (LNS ŽEMAITIS, LNS SKALVIS)
  • Latvia (LVNS VIRSAITIS, LVNS TĀLIVALDIS)
  • Netherlands (HNLMS MAKKUM, HNLMS URK, HNLMS ZIERIKZEE)
  • Norway (HNOMS RAUMA)
  • Poland (ORP PIORUN, ORP HANCZA, ORP DRUZNO, ORP FLAMING, ORP BAŁTYK)
  • Sweden (HSWMS HELSINGBORG, HSWMS VISBY, HSWMS CARLSKRONA, HSWMS TROSSÖ, HSWMS VEN, HSWMS VINGA, HSWMS ULVON, HSWMS STURKO)
  • UK (HMS CATTISTOCK)

Tours will complement MAST NOCO conference technical streams and exhibits including Mine Counter Measures/Mine hunting, Anti Submarine Warfare, Ballistic Missile Defense, Surveillance, Unmanned systems, and Combat information systems.

Contractors exhibiting in the adjacent exhibition (e.g. Terma [Platinum Sponsor], Thales, Lockheed Martin, and Weibel) can join an interactive programme that takes customers from technical conference sessions to see exhibits, and “experience” actively deployed platforms and systems in the nearby harbour.

Registration for all ship tours will soon be available to all pre-registered conference delegates and additionally to visitors (from August, subject to availability).

Sponsors and exhibitors will be offered “customer only tour time” to support their own exhibits.

MAST Asia 2019 announces Official Show Daily and WebTV sponsor

Just one month to go until MAST Asia 2019 at Makuhari Messe, Chiba/Tokyo, Japan with the full support of the Japanese government/military authorities, and Naval News has been appointed as the official online show daily and WebTV for this year’s event, offering various services:

  • Press releases can be published in the official online show daily. This service is free-of-charge (although Naval News cannot guarantee all press releases will be published). Please submit your text files and pictures for consideration to [email protected].
  • Other Communication and Marketing Services, such as Banner ads, Video Report sponsorships, Advertorials (text and video), Online Marketing, and more are also available

Contact Xavier Vavasseur, Naval News:

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MAST Asia 2019 announces Official Show Daily and WebTV sponsor

Tue 21 May 2019 @ 13:31

Just one month to go until MAST Asia 2019 at Makuhari Messe, Chiba/Tokyo, Japan with the full support of the Japanese government/military authorities, and Naval News has been appointed as the official online show daily and WebTV for this year’s event, offering various services:

  • Press releases can be published in the official online show daily. This service is free-of-charge (although Naval News cannot guarantee all press releases will be published). Please submit your text files and pictures for consideration to [email protected].
  • Other Communication and Marketing Services, such as Banner ads, Video Report sponsorships, Advertorials (text and video), Online Marketing, and more are also available

Contact Xavier Vavasseur, Naval News:

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MAST Asia gets digital makeover

Mon 20 May 2019 @ 9:42

Android & iOS

Make the most of your time in Tokyo next month with the new MAST Asia app, that will find the conference sessions and exhibits most relevant to you.

You will also be able to find like-minded individuals and arrange impromptu B2B or B2G meetings.

Vital information such as conference-room numbers and a map of the event, local area, (and information on the Annual Party) will be included.

Watch this space for the download link for iOS and Android platforms.

In addition to the app, a hard copy summary of the key events of the week will be available at the registration counters.

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20+ international government and defence delegations confirmed for MAST Asia

Mon 6 May 2019 @ 8:58

Visitors to the third biennial MAST Asia will join defence leaders from around the world this June.

The VIPs’/Hosted Buyers’ programme will give exhibitors and sponsors several opportunities to meet and hold B2G meetings with these high-value decision makers/customers, and visitors/delegates will see them at the official social functions (in addition to the event areas).

Regional VIPs who will be visiting MAST and joining high-level Japanese government and defence figures include Chiefs of Navy, Airforce and major procurement roles from:

  • Australia
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • USA
  • Vietnam

Both at the main MAST Asia event, and as guests of honour at official MAST social functions, these VIPs will be joined by the top level leaders from Japan’s corresponding authorities, including Chiefs and Commanders of JMSDF, JASDF, JGSDF, ATLA, Minister of Defence, and other high-level personnel.

VIPs from further afield will visit from Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Oman, Sweden, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.

  • Prospective exhibitors wishing to meet this unique range of high-level customers, should book last minute space now – contact [email protected]rg

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Conference discount rate to end early – book now, save up to £300

Mon 6 May 2019 @ 8:56

Due to security reasons, pre-show conference registrations must be made before 31st May 2019, not in June as originally planned.

After 31st May, registrations will be accepted both online and onsite, but – with additional security checks required – at the full rate.

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