Land Systems
IDEAS 2012-PAKISTAN

GIDS participated in IDEAS-2012 in a big way. This International exhibition was organized at Karachi Expo Centre. GIDS displayed a comprehensive range of products being produced by its constituent companies in exhibition. GIDS indoor stall was the biggest among all local and foreign stalls. Besides, an outdoor space was also booked to showcase large-sized products e.g. Mobile Kitchens, Water Purification Plants, 37mm Air Defense Gun and variety of UAVs being manufactured by GIDS organizations.

After inauguration ceremony of IDEAS, Chief Guest Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Prime Minister of Pakistan visited GIDS pavilions. Chief guest showed keen interest in the products displayed by GIDS. CEO GIDS Air Vice Marshal (Retd) Zubair Iqbal Malik briefed the PM about the capabilities of the strategic organizations. The Prime Minister appreciated the over all contribution of GIDS in enhancing the defence capabilities of Pakistan and export to brotherly countries of the region.

Besides, foreign diplomats, high level delegation and senior officers of armed forces, Joint Chief of Staff Committee General Khalid Shameem Wynne, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafiq Butt and Federal Minister for Defence Production Sardar Bahadur Khan Sihar also visited GIDS stall and appreciated the product range and capabilities of GIDS.

The participation in IDEAS-2102 enabled GIDS to earn recognition as a fundamental and important organization in the field of defence production. The visiting delegations from different countries showed keen interest in the products displayed by GIDS. Resultantly, GIDS received over two dozen serious leads from potential customers from different regions which are being pursued accordingly. 

 

GIDS also arranged a special event for flight demonstration of entire range of tactical UAVs including Shaper, Uqab, Scout and Air Sentry, which was attended by 34 delegates from 13 countries. Subsequently, the delegates were taken to AWC and PMO through helicopters for showing them the production facilities. The delegates were deeply impressed by the technological capabilities of GIDS organizations in design, development and manufacture of UAV Systems.

GIDS also arranged a special event for flight demonstration of entire range of tactical UAVs including Shaper, Uqab, Scout and Air Sentry, which was attended by 34 delegates from 13 countries. Subsequently, the delegates were taken to AWC and PMO through helicopters for showing them the production facilities. The delegates were deeply impressed by the technological capabilities of GIDS organizations in design, development and manufacture of UAV Systems.