World Defense Show’s focus on defense integration and interoperability, will be evident in the venue’s purpose-built features and innovative physical capabilities.

The World’s First Defense Super-City

The state-of-the-art exhibition venue located on the outskirts of the Kingdom’s capital, Riyadh, will be custom-built for World Defense Show and outfitted with world-class facilities designed to ensure the ultimate visitor experience. Featuring design elements inspired by traditional Saudi architectural styles, the venue hosts immersive experiences, offering a window into the future of defense.



A 2.7km-long and 50m-wide purpose-built runway where live demonstrations of air power will fly over static aircraft and land equipment displays.


Command and Control Center

An interactive on-site command center, equipped with the latest systems and technologies from the world’s leading defense companies, will showcase integration and interoperability across the various domains.


Hospitality Suites

World-class hospitality suites, equipped with meeting rooms, offer attendees 360° panoramic views of the runway and adjacent areas hosting live displays and demonstrations.


Firing Range

An interactive, on-site handheld firing range offers attendees the opportunity to witness products on display, in action.


Outdoor static display

Exhibition halls have access to a common 120,000 sqm courtyard area featuring outdoor assets and exhibits on display.


Cultural Experiences

Attendees on-site will have the opportunity to experience Saudi art and culture up-close and personal throughout the trade days.