International Trade to Host Pavilion at World’s Largest Defense & Security Trade Show


Eurosatory, the world’s largest land and air-land defense and security trade show, is underway in Paris, France, and the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s International Trade Division is hosting a Georgia, USA Pavilion consisting of six small to medium-sized businesses.

Georgia’s defense and security industry benefits from the many advantages offered in the state, including:

  • A sophisticated educational and training culture for defense contractors
  • Locations of eight of the top ten U.S. defense contractors within the state
  • A world-class logistics infrastructure that includes the world’s most-traveled passenger airport and the U.S.’s fourth-largest and fastest-growing sea port
  • Technical industry expertise, collaborative research and partnership through the Georgia Centers of Innovation for Aerospace and for Manufacturing.
  • A competitive advantage with a highly-skilled workforce of former military personnel ready for virtually all defense related areas.
  • The headquarters of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is located on 1600 acres in Georgia, training law enforcement personnel from over 90 federal, state and local agencies in a variety of skills, capabilities and scenarios.

Georgia, USA exhibitors

American Panel Corporation (www.american-panel.com) designs, develops and manufactures highly specialized LCD display products. These display products are installed by vetronics and avionics integrators worldwide, in both non-ITAR and ITAR configurations.

Blue Force Gear (www.blueforcegear.com) designs innovative weapon slings, leading the lightweight equipment revolution with its Ten-Speed™ multi-use pouches. The company also reinvented MOLLE to be the world’s lightest with their unique MOLLEminus™ technology and Helium Whisper™ pouch attachment system. Unrivaled innovation and attention to detail set Blue Force Gear apart from others in the tactical equipment industry.

DRD Tactical (www.drdtactical.com) specializes in patented Quick Take Down Rifles that are designed for compact portability and discreet carry, providing the power needed without the need for traditional long gun cases. All DRD products are made in the U.S., using the highest quality American materials.

Motion Reality, Inc. (www.motionreality.com) manufactures virtual reality tactical training simulators that immerse up to 12 participants in visually accurate, 360-degree “head to toe” scenarios requiring real-time individual, team and squad level maneuvers in a variety of hostile or non-combatant environments.

PolyCase Ammunition (www.polycaseammo.com)  is the leading U.S. manufacturer of injection-molded ammunition for defense, hunting and sport shooting. PolyCase is bringing revolutionary technology, including the flagship ARX® bullet, to military, law enforcement and sportsmen worldwide. PolyCase manufactures and sells ammunition under the Inceptor® and Ruger® brands.

Pyrotechnic Specialties Incorporated (www.pyrotechnicspecialties.com) has been a leader in the pyrotechnics and explosives industry for more than 30 years. The company supports the U.S. and many foreign military services with custom compositions, pellets and devices, and is a manufacturer of flares, diversionary charges, smoke generators, CS gas and other military accessories.

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For more information on Georgia’s public-private business partnerships, contact the Georgia Department of Economic Development at 404.962.4000.

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