Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC 2019) has been so successful that many participant said they were looking to taking part in BIDEC 2021.

The biennial event, the only tri-service defence exhibition in Bahrain, is seen as a unique opportunity to keep up-to-date with the latest in the local and regional defence industry developments and procurement requirements.

It is also a highly valued platform to showcase the latest technological innovations to both procurement and operational decision makers.

"The exhibition was great and offered us ample opportunities to interact with several parties," Yoonhwan In, Sales Representative, Special Purpose Vehicle Biz, from South Korea, told Bahrain News Agency.

South Korea is among the new nations that joined a large number of countries participating in BIDEC.

"We now look forward to participating in the next BIDEC and capitalize on the opportunities that we have built during this year's participation."

Established in 1989, Jino Corporation is specialized in trading military and police supplies.

Kenneth Longmuir, head of Global Marketing and Sales at Robus System, said that he too was looking forward to the next BIDEC, explaining their experience in BIDEC 2019 was successful.

The company that developed mobile re-deployable shelter showcased its ability to deploy a massive all-purpose tent in the harshest of climates, with a minimum man-power.

"The fabrication expertise enables the system to protect all occupants in all types of condition, sun, rain, snow, wind or inclement weather."

The outdoor system is so versatile and flexible that it can be operational in 5 to 10 minutes, Longmuir added.

Held under the auspices of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, BIDEC concluded on Wednesday on happy notes and cheers from participants and visitors.

Special tributes were paid to the Chairman of the High Organising Committee, National Security Advisor and Royal Guard Commander Major-General HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa for the impeccable organization and resounding achievements.