The International Defence Industry Exhibition boasts many-year tradition of Lead Nations' Exhibitions. These Exhibitions have been a part of the Expo since 2004
Until now 13 countries have presented their military potentials in Targi Kielce: Germany, Norway, France, Israel, Turkey, the USA, Sweden, the V4 Member Countries, Great Britain, Italy and South Korea. 2018 expo was held under the banner of the 100th anniversary of the Independent Polish State.
The Lead Nation Exhibitions held within the scope of the Defence Expo is prepared by the United States in 2019. The invitation issued by the Minister of National Defence Mariusz Blaszczak was accepted by the United States Department of Defence. Cooperation during the US National Exhibition organization will further strengthen the future good American-Polish relations both in countries’ bi-lateral relations as and within the scope of the NATO. The US Embassy in Warsaw will coordinate the activities.