Castellana Business Development GmbH


LAAD DEFENCE & SECURITY, Rio de Janeiro, 14.-17.04.2015 -

LAAD Defence & Security – Defence and Security International Exhibition – brings together Brazilian and international companies specialized in supplying equipment, services and technology to the Armed Forces, Police and Special Forces, Security Services, Law Enforcement and Homeland Security, as well as security agencies, consultants and governmental bodies.

LAAD Defence & Security´s 10th edition will take place at Riocentro, in April 14-17, 2015, offering to the audience the most recent state of the art in Defence and Security issues, along with lectures, seminars and discussion forums.

The event’s main topics cover the following areas:

  • Military operations;
    • Aerospace;
    • Naval operations;
    • Communications and information;
    • Public and corporate security.
  • Simulation & training;
    • Engineering;
    • Maintenance;
    • Software development.

Attendees of LAAD Defence and Security include official delegates (senior military personnel and commanding officers) from the armed forces of Brazil, Latin America and other countries as well as police chiefs, superintendents and delegates from inside and outside Brazil.

Brazilian government officials and members of the diplomatic body also attend the show, along with industry executives, civilian and military police personnel and journalists for trade publications in Brazil and worldwide.

In 2013 34.600 visitors from 75 countries attended the show.

693 exhibitors from 42 nations displayed their products and services to the public, among them 128 official delegations from 61 countries.

23 secretaries of public security from Brazilian states, 15 foreign ministers and 12 deputy foreign ministers have been welcomed.

LAAD Defence and Security offers a Special Guest Program for professionals specializing in engineering, communication, chemistry, electronics etc. who play a key part in specifying and buying equipment, services and technology for the public and private sectors.

Apart from that, a series of parallel events (general meetings of important public security institutions, IV LAAD Defence Seminar, IV LAAD Security Seminar, VII International Seminar on Military Logistics) complete the event.

For further information on LAAD Defence and Security 2015 please contact: Dr. Gerhard Eisenhut (E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., T: +43 1 533 65 05-10, F: +43 2 533 05-50).