Bahrain international defence exhibition and conference

16-18 October 2017
Bahrain International
Exhibition & Convention Centre


Shooting Range BIDEC 2017

Shooting Demonstrations

Shooting Demonstrations

Delegates, visitors and military personnel will have the chance to test new firearms and ammunition on a purpose-built shooting range on Bahrain National Guard grounds, alongside the Vehicle Demonstrations.

Military Visitors will have access to test out firearms and ammunition from Colt, Ritter & Stark and Caracal, with more manufacturers to be confirmed soon.

Visitors will be able to access the grounds by shuttle buses provided from the exhibition centre on Days 2 and 3 of the exhibition.


Shooting Demonstrations Timings:

Tuesday 17 October
11:00 – 13:00
14:00 – 16.30

Wednesday 18 October
11:00 – 13:00
14:00 – 16.30

All visitors must report to the exhibition centre, collect their exhibition badge and then board a shuttle bus in order to gain access to the National Guard grounds in Sakhir.

What's included for those that take part?

What's included for those that take part?

  • Demonstrate weapons in front of the National Guard, the Bahrain Defence Force and the Ministry of the Interior
  • GCC & International VIP Delegations attending throughout
  • Exclusive use of National Guard Base
  • Hospitality and Refreshments served
Dedicated shooting area:

Dedicated shooting area:

  • 6 Outdoor Shooting Lanes - Up to 100m
  • 6 Indoor Shooting Lanes - Up to 25m
  • Indoor Shooting Simulator
  • VIP Viewing Area

Shooting Demonstrations Sponsors:

Ritter & Stark COLT


Caracal Logo




Get in touch to discover sponsorship opportunities:

If you also want to showcase your firearms to senior military delegations, contact:

Craig Le Roux  
Head of Sales  
t: +971 (0) 4 4356101  
m: +971 (0) 52 646 4157  








The latest BIDEC 2017 updates and other defence and security news in the Middle East
  • The Royal Guard Commander reviewed the latest military technologies showcased in the BIDEC 2017 which took place earlier this week (16-18 October 2017).
  • Under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, the first edition of Bahrain International Defense Exhibition and Conference covering air, land and sea is taking place on October 16-18 at Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre.

    Under the auspices of HH Brigadier Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Commander of Bahrain Royal Guard and High Committee Chairman of BIDEC 2017, the organizing Committee held a press conference chaired by Dr. Sheikh Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Bahrain Centre for Strategic, International and Energy Studies “Derasat” and Spokesperson and Chairman of MEMAC Organizing Committee.

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