UK DEFENCE INDUSTRY PRESENCE STRONG IN MALAYSIA

65 UK Defence companies exhibiting at Defence Services Asia 2012 which starts today


ADS, the UK Trade organisation for the Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries, will be continuing its promotion of the UK defence and security industry's interests in the Malaysia and the Asia Pacific through managing the UK trade pavilion at Defence Services Asia (DSA) 2012, held between 16 and 19 April, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Currently 65 UK companies ranging through Primes, Mid-Caps and Small Medium Sized Enterprises are exhibiting at DSA. 20 of these will be exhibiting on the UK Pavilion, Hall 4. A full online presspack featuring these companies' press releases is available at www.adsgroup.org.uk/dsa2012

Willy Hockin, Director Maritime at ADS, said:

"As the high level of interest from UK industry present at DSA and our Prime Minister's recent tour of the region has demonstrated, Asia is a key market for UK defence and security companies. Industry anticipates there to be a significant demand from the region in the future, and the UK as the second largest global exporter of defence equipment is an ideal partner to aid this growth."

Companies and organisations exhibiting on the UK Pavilion are:

- ADS Group
- Communications Audit UK Ltd
- Defence Equipment & Support
- Faun Trackway
- General Dynamics UK Ltd
- Hale Hamilton Ltd
- J&S Ltd
- JCB Defence Products
- Meggitt Defence Systems
- Northrop Grumman Information Systems Europe
- Pearson Engineering
- Primetake Ltd
- Pursuit Dynamics Plc
- Qioptiq
- Scott Health & Safety Ltd
- Smiths Detection
- Trilogy Communications
- Typhoon International Ltd
- UK Trade & Investment
- WFEl Ltd