IDEB, 2. - 4. 5. 2012
Date 2. - 4. 5. 2012
Halls B0, B1, Bmid, B2, Free Area, Of Road Ground
Opening hours 02. 5. 09:00 - 18:00 
03. 5.    10:00 - 18:00    
04. 5. 10:00 - 17:00
Admission fee *
Full Price 30 €
Reduced Price 15 (For online Registration)
Parking Car 10 €
Bus 20 €


* The entrance is restricted to every person under 15 years (it is necessary to present the ID card)
** Free entrance to IDEB 2012 for all members of Ministry of Defense SR, Armed Forces SR and Ministry of Interior SR in uniforms as well as for civilian staff from these departments on authority of their service cards.

Already for the fourth time, the international defense engineering exhibition IDEB is going to take place. From 2nd to 4th of May 2012, Incheba Expo Bratislava will be flooded with military technique and equipment intended for performance of special tasks associated with defense and national security. 221 exhibitors from more than 24 countries around the world (Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Israel, South Korea, Canada, Hungary, Germany, Norway, Poland, Austria, Russia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy, USA, United Kingdom) will represent their offers on the area of 30 000m2.

The international defense engineering exhibition IDEB is going to be a place full of business meetings and demonstrations of preparedness and ability of our Armed Forces. This event is also unique thanks to its international character – it has put itself amongst the determining Central-European exhibitions oriented at the area of special techniques. The motto of the 4th year of IDEB exhibition “Modern defense technologies, new partnerships” reflects the current aims of modernization of the Armed Forces SR. The public is going to have a sight of more than 30 premieres in the area of tracked and wheeled military vehicles, weapon systems and munitions as well as communications technology.

NATO Industrial Days

 The NATO industrial days are part of this years accompanying programme. Taking place from 2nd to 3rd of May, they create opportunities for representatives of various business entities to learn more about the system of NATO agencies, their aims and ways of engaging in the international procurement. The programme will represent: NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency, NATO Consultation, Command and Control Agency, NATO Allied Command Operations and NATO Headquarters - the Organizational Procurement and Services Unit.

Opening Ceremony 

The opening ceremony of the IDEB exhibition takes places on Wednesday, 2nd of May 2012 under the auspices of the President of Slovak Republic Ivan Gašparovič and with participation of Minister of Defense SR Martin Glváč and Minister of Defense CR Alexander Vondra. It will include dynamic demonstrations of military actions and techniques, starting at 10:40 with scheduled flying formation of MIG 29 fighter jets followed by Mi – 17 helicopter that will carry 4 members of special forces that will jump form the height of 1200m on the open space of the exhibition area. This will be followed by demonstrations of land based activities - expansion and convolution of a missile launcher, relocation of containers, sweeping of the field, military police intervention, manipulation with container with the use of special platform and replenishment of fuel.