ADS and Department for International Trade will be hosting a free webinar on doing defence and security business with Romania.

Romania’s official Defence Budget for 2022 stands at c.US$6bn, which represents a 11.9% real terms increase on the figure for 2021 and 2.5% of GDP, with plans for it to reach c.US$7.6bn in 2023. The recent increase in capital expenditure, which began in 2017 when the ambitious Defence Modernisation Plans were launched, has also persisted, with some US$2bn to be spent on procurement during 2022, with official projections indicating that it could reach c.US$3.25bn by 2025.  

Amongst identified requirements are:

  • Main battle tanks
  • Armoured personnel carriers
  • Infantry fighting vehicles
  • Armoured 4x4 vehicles
  • Artillery; small arms and light weapons
  • Trucks/multi-role transport vehicles
  • C4ISR equipment
  • Attack helicopters; transport helicopters 
  • UAV and C-UAV systems
  • Multi-role combat aircraft; advanced training aircraft 
  • Ground-based air defence systems of various types
  • Frigates; corvettes; and mobile coastal defence systems
  • Surveillance and covert surveillance
  • Big data management solutions 
  • Cyber security; encryption 
  • Airport, prison and border security equipment
  • CBRN equipment
  • ColPro Systems
  • CNI protection solutions


  • 10:00  General house-keeping remarks 
  • 10:02  Welcome and introduction 
  • 10:15  An external overview of the Romanian defence market 
  • 10:20  The Romanian defence and security markets 
  • 10:25  Romania market update & the support available from the UK Embassy in Bucharest 
  • 10:45  Plans for the proposed event in Bucharest in June 2023 
  • 10:50  Open forum Q&A
  • 11:00  Close
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Alan Buddle

Event Manager

Tel: 020 7091 7807
Alan Buddle