10. - 13. April 2025 | International exhibition of technology for the defense and prevention of disasters

SITDEF (International Exhibition of Technology for Defense and Prevention of Natural Disasters) is a significant fair held in Lima, Peru, dedicated to modernizing the armed forces, civil defense, and national police in the region. Since 2007, it has been an important platform for manufacturers and providers of defense products and services in Latin America. The fair covers a broad spectrum of defense activities and showcases the latest advancements in the defense sector by international experts and exhibitors. It is aimed at decision-makers and main buyers from South American governments and armed forces who are interested in advanced products and services.

SITDEF invites manufacturers from all over the world to exhibit their products and latest achievements required for the armed forces. The fair offers demonstrations and lectures for a broad audience, both military and civilian. The event takes place at the Army headquarters in the central district of San Borja, Lima. Nearby, there are numerous hotels, restaurants, business centers, as well as archaeological and historical sites that provide visitors with a comprehensive experience.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 4 days of the fair, from 28. October to 31. October 2021, about 170 exhibitors from 27 countries on the SITDEF in Lima.

The SITDEF will take place on 4 days from Thursday, 10. April to Sunday, 13. April 2025 in Lima.

In 407 days
10.04.2025 - 13.04.2025*
Thursday - Sunday, 4 days
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Local time:
07:09 h (UTC -05:00)

Fair location:

Cuartel General del Ejercito,
District of San Borja, Lima, Lima, Peru


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Fair organizer
Stockholm Exhibitions
Calle La Caleta z. G. Lote 13, Santa Rosa de Llanavilla, Villa El Salvador
Lima, Peru
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Past editions:
  • 18. - 21. May 2023
  • 28. - 31. October 2021
    • 170 exhibitors from 27 countries
  • 16. - 19. May 2019
    • 190 exhibitors from 27 countries
  • 18. - 21. May 2017
    • 160 exhibitors from 25 countries
  • 14. - 17. May 2015
    • 150 exhibitors from 20 countries
  • 15. - 19. May 2013
    • 120 exhibitors from 15 countries

Fair location:

Cuartel General del Ejercito,
District of San Borja, Lima, Lima, Peru


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Product groups: air vehicles, ammunition, antiaircraft defense, cyber security, electronic weapons, land vehicles, mobil clinics, mobil hospitals, sea vehicles, uniforms, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the SITDEF taking place?
The SITDEF fair takes place in Lima, at the Cuartel General del Ejercito.

When is the SITDEF taking place?
Visit the SITDEF from 10. - 13. April 2025.

How often does the SITDEF take place?
The SITDEF takes place biennially.

What kind of fair is the SITDEF?
The SITDEF is an exhibition for Civil Protection, Arms and .