Sustaining The Defence Industry

Sustaining The Defence Industry

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: Lima’17 Langkawi

: 21th – 25th March 2017

: 9.00 a.m. ~ 7.00 p.m.

: Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, Langkawi

The 14th Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) 2017 kicked off with a big bang at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre (MIEC) in Langkawi with the Royal Malaysian Air Force squadron made a splendid entrance performance with fire and air superiority.

The five day LIMA Exhibition, launched by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, showcased more than 555 exhibitors from 36 countries, including KAGC College and Eco Club Malaysia under the partnership umbrella of Langkawi Green Recycling Centre (LGRC).

One of the partners of LGRC, Cheminent Services Sdn Bhd, showcased their SkyClean product where aviation industry players were astonished by its grease cleaning capabilities on their avionics machinery.

LGRC is formed with a partnership of various companies and organisations including KAGC College, Eco Club Malaysia, Uni10 Sdn Bhd, SWCorp Sdn Bhd, Cheminent Services Sdn Bhd and Bionic BCI Malaysia Sdn Bhd for a purpose of promoting a low-carbon and sustainable Langkawi.

Also present at the exhibition were Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai and Defense Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

Among the highlights at the LIMA Exhibition included aerobatic performances from the world renowned Black Eagles from the Republic of Korea Air Force, Jupiter Aerobatic Team of the Indonesian Air Force and the Russian Knights from the Russian Air Force.

For the first time in LIMA Exhibitions, unmanned aerial vehicles and autonomous underwater vehicles made their appearance including the Atomics MQ-1 Predator, Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout, and Thales Fulmar UAV.

“We are glad we could be here along the top defence and commercial industry players not only to spread the message on sustainability, but to work with them on using green technology management in their industries,” CEO of KAGC, Madam Lily said.