Air and Trade Shows
A vendor display at a 2019 defense trade show. (DASA (DE&C) photo)

A key component of DASA (DE&C)'s outreach efforts is coordination of and attendance to international defense trade shows. Trade shows hosted around the world provide a unique opportunity for U.S. Army leaders to enhance bilateral relations with foreign partners and demonstrate continued commitment to both allies and defense industry partners.
The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy approves which shows and exhibitions are authorized for U.S. Defense Department  participation. DASA (DE&C) serves as the primary coordinator for Army attendance at international defense trade shows.

Strategic Communications

The Strategic Communications section is available to assist members of the news media in reporting on the DASA DE&C role in the U.S. Army's security cooperation and associated programs.

The events listed on this page reflect dates and locations U.S. Army leaders plan to engage industry, partners and allies, and other stakeholders in the next 60 days. Engagements at these events may be made by using the Contact Us form.

Upcoming Events

Event StartEvent EndTitleLocation
9/7/2021 9/10/2021 MSPO International Defense Industry Exhibition Targi Kielce
9/14/2021 9/17/2021 DSEI London
10/11/2021 10/13/2021 AUSA Walter E. Washington Convention Center
11/14/2021 11/18/2021 Dubai Air Show Dubai World Central

In the News

US and Australian Defense Departments to partner on precision fires
July 28, 2021 - Representatives from the United States and Australia have agreed to partner on the development of precision fires capabilities through a bilateral agreement that will foster interoperability and modernization for both militaries.

Aviation exchange marks return of in-person SPP engagement
Members of the 9th Aviation Battalion from the Royal Thai Army Aviation Center traveled to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., on July 20, 2021. The Thai aviators went through the CH-47 Chinook helicopter and UH-60 Black Hawk simulators and took part in a subject matter expert exchange with members of the 1st Battalion, 168th General Support Aviation.
July 27, 2021 - The Washington National Guard welcomed six members of the Royal Thai Army Aviation Division back to Washington State to conduct a week-long aviation subject matter exchange at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Fairchild Air Force Base. The focus of the exchange was aviation operations, maintenance and support to domestic response operations.

Commanding generals from U.S. Army South, Colombian Army meet in Bogotá
Brig. Gen. William L. Thigpen (left), U.S. Army South commanding general, meets Gral. Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro Altamiranda (right), Colombian National Army commanding general, July 21 in Bogotá, Colombia.
July 22, 2021 - Brig. Gen. William L. Thigpen, U.S. Army South commanding general, met with Gral. Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro Altamiranda, Colombian National Army commanding general, July 21 in Bogotá for the first time as Thigpen recently took command of U.S. Army South in late June.