In recent years a number of countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) have launched comprehensive modernisation efforts for their armed forces. Many projects, the goal of which is to enhance the operational and combat capabilities of the forces, enabling them to operate on the modern battlefield, are implemented with significant assistance from the German defence industry. The German Government and numerous defence companies play a role as suppliers of modern weapon systems and as partners for the local industry.
The IDET International Defence and Security Technologies Fair will be held on an irregular date of 20–22 October 2021. The move has been decided by the management of BVV Trade Fairs Brno, in agreement with the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic and the Defence and Security Industry Association of the Czech Republic. The reason is the ongoing uncertainty in the development of the covid-19 pandemic in the first half of this year. The new dates do not collide with any similar sectoral event in the Czech Republic or abroad.
The importance of the defence and security capacities of the state always grows in difficult times. That is why it is of utmost importance to continue modernizing the armed forces and investing in high-quality equipment. A major show of innovations in the defence and security industry in the region of Central Europe is the IDET trade fair held in Brno. The PYROS and ISET trade fairs will take place concurrently. Once again, all components of the integrated rescue system will be presented.
The IDET International Defence and Security Technologies Fair ranks among the most important shows held in NATO countries. At the same time, it is unique for its connection, concurrently with PYROS and ISET fairs, to a comprehensive presentation of the Integrated Rescue System. This year's security fairs presented exhibits of a total of 534 companies from 35 countries and documented the growing strength of the Czech defence industry. Over the first three days 26 thousand visitors passed through the gates of the Exhibition Centre; on Saturday, there was an event for the general public called Safety Day - Rescuers for Children, which welcomed about 10000 visitors.
The IDET International Defence and Security Technologies Fair confirms its importance also with the large presence of foreign exhibitors.
Brno Municipal Police was established as an independent body of a Statutory City of Brno in 1992. It is the institution whose goal is improving safety and security within the community and performing other related tasks in compliance with Act No. 553/1991, coll. of Local police.
The SWOT team was set up on 1st of January 2010 with the range of action in the territory of the South Moravian Region, Region Vysočina as well as region of Zlín. Tasks of the SWOT team are unique and include mainly protection or restoration of security at public places. For combating the organised crime, it is mainly deployed for the purpose of perpetrators’ apprehension.
An integral part of this year's IDET 2019 International Defence and Security Technologies Fair will be traditionally also the display of the Ministry of Defence and the Army of the Czech Republic. This time he will have two main motifs based on this year's round jubilees. A part of the display will focus on the 20th anniversary of the Czech Republic's accession to the North Atlantic Alliance, another part will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the General Staff of the Czech Army.
Spending on defence worldwide is growing and the development of defence and security technologies is accelerating. All this is positively reflected in the 15th IDET International Defence and Security Technologies Fair, which is to take place at the Brno Display Centre from 29 to 31 May 2019. Concurrently with it, the 19th PYROS International Fire Fighting Equipment and Services Fair and the 10th ISET International Security Technology and Services Fair will be held.