25th MSPO goes down in history Almost 40 thousand visitors celebrated the expo jubilee The International Defence Industry Exhibition MSPO in Kielce has been a record-breaking event in a number of categories. The event held from 5 to 10 September 2017 hosted nearly 40 thousands visitors. Kielce expo was the showcase for products and services of 618 companies from 27 countries from all corners of the world, MSPO was enhanced with the Poland's Armed Forces' exhibition. The MSPO was graced with the presence of, inter alia Minister of National Defence Antoni Macierewicz, Head of National Security Office - Pawel Soloch, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Defence - Bartosz Kownacki and numerous official delegations from Poland and abroad. - For 25 years MSPO has been the gate to the world for the Polish armaments and defence industry. That was our objective when we organised the first event, it has remained out guiding beacon until now – said the President of Targi Kielce Board Andrzej Mochoń PhD. at the opening ceremony. The status of the Expo was repeatedly emphasized at the four trade event. Exhibitors, visitors as well as the media and politicians pointed out to the Kielce exhibition importance and significance.