Reed Exhibitions has confirmed it is to stage Latin America Defentech (LAD 2003) at RioCentro in Rio de Janeiro, 22-25 April next year.

Juan Pablo De Vera, Reed's director general in Brazil, says: "We now have sufficient firm government and institutional support to push ahead with our detailed planning arrangements for the venue, accommodation, official delegation and armed forces site visits.

Our marketing and operations teams are now hard at work."

Source: Flight Daily News