Companies or organizations permitted to exhibit
Exhibiting companies must satisfy the two following criteria:
- have their registered office in a country recognised by the international community,
- an industrial activity, whether as a manufacturer, or a sub-contractor or a supplier,
- the design, development, production, maintenance, upgrading and operation of equipment and its associated material,
- the manufacturing or modification of equipment, tools and materials,
- developing high-tech capabilities, applications and products,
- training, equipping and supporting the user,
- consultancy or services involving marketing, sales, finance, exporting and cooperation (this concerns in particular agencies, establishments, offices and organizations recognised by governments of authorized countries),undertake, in at least one of the authorised countries, one or more of the Land Security and Defense activities defined below:
- publishing Defence & Security magazines, documentation, catalogues and listings.
The following are excluded:
- agents or intermediaries who are not officially recognized by one of the authorised countries as stated above.
In the case of a company or organisation whose registered office is in a country under an embargo imposed by the United Nations Organisation (UNO), the European Union (EU) or the French Authorities, a decision on whether or not the company or organisation may exhibit will be made after considering the nature of the embargo and of the exhibited products
COGES reserves the right to make the final decision concerning the admittance or non-admittance of candidates.
Equipment banned on the exhibition
Eurosatory exhibition organiser scrupulously respects engagements undertaken to date by Franceregarding embargoes ordered by the United Nations and the European Union, and concerning armaments or systems programmes which are banned or restricted by the international community.The following products are banned, whatever form they may take (including mock-ups or any document):
- Anti-personnel mines
Referring to the Ottawa Agreement of 18 September 1997, concerning the destruction of mines and banning their use, storage, production or transfer. France is a signatory to this Agreement – Law n°98.564 dated 8 July 1998;
- Incapaciting lasers
Referring to the Geneva Convention of 10 October 1980 banning conventional weapons causing excessive traumatic effects: protocol IV concerning blinding laser weapons, Vienna 10 October 1995 – Applied by France in 1998 (Official Journal, 11 February 2002, page 2151);
- Cluster munitions
Referring the activation on August 1, 2010 of the International Convention banning their use, production, storage, acquisition, production or transfer (signature by France of the Oslo Convention of 3 December 2008).
This list may be updated from now to the Exhibition opening in June 2018.
No live ammunition is accepted in the exhibition premises.