CYPSEC 2011 , 1st Int ’ l Conference on Defence & Homeland Security issues in Cyprus ”, was held from 24-25 May in Nicosia , Cyprus , with great success and was a new challenge for Cypriot audience , the authorities and participating companies . CYPSEC 2011 was organized by ZOMIDEA design & services and DBDC .
The opening addresses were made by the Permanent Secretary of Defence Ministry , Mr Christos Malikkides , the Permanent Secretary of Justice & Public Order Ministry , Dr Petros Kareklas and Mr George Troulinos , Chairman of the BoD Hellenic Aerospace & Defence Industries Group ( HASDIG ) and Chief Executive Officer of INTRACOM Defence Electronics .
Leading Int ' l and domestic companies presented issues regarding military mobility , offshore patrol vessels , armored protection , C4iSR systems , communications , aerial surveillance , naval-land-air weapons , UAV ' s , security management & aviation land technologies .
The conference was attended by officers delegations representing Ministries , National Guard , Cypriot Police , Embassies and executive representatives from foreign and local defence & security industry as follows :
MINISTRY of DEFENCE , MINISTRY of JUSTICE & PUBLIC ORDERS , MINISTRY of FINANCIAL , NATIONAL SECURITY AUTHORITY , National Guard , POLICE , AVIATION POLICE , MARINE POLICE , CYPRUS CIVIL DEFENCE , JRCC , CYTA Telecommunications , ACMAT , AGAH SA , ALENIA HELLAS , ALTUS SA , ATESE SA , ATDI , BOSA , C3I Inteligent Systems ltd , DAMEN SHIPYARDS , EADS HELLAS , EADS CASSIDIAN , EPSILON Int ’ l SA , ESL-AIT , FLIR Commercial Systems BV , GLOSEC DRAGON LTD , INTERSO Support Services Ltd , INTRACOM Defence Electronics , ISRAEL SHIPYARDS , KESTREL , MIETSEL , MIKROKYMATIKI , OTO MELARA , PLASAN , RENAULT TRUCKS DEFENCE , SAAB , SESIT LTD , SELEX Communications SPA , SELEX SISTEMI INTEGRATI SPA , SCOTTY GROUP , SPACE Consulting , THALES HELLAS , etc .
Press coverage was provided by RIK ( NATIONAL TV / RADIO ), SIGMA ( TV Ch .), ANTENNA ( TV Ch .), CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY , CYPRUS WEEKLY , PHILENEWS