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Japan: Latest anti-terror gadgets showcased ahead of 2020 Olympics03:18

Japan: Latest anti-terror gadgets showcased ahead of 2020 Olympics

Japan, Kawasaki City
August 30, 2018 at 13:33 GMT +00:00 · Published

High-tech anti-drone systems and bomb disposal suits were among the anti-terrorism technologies showcased at a defence trade show in Kawasaki City near Tokyo, Japan on Wednesday.

ISDF Japan, organised by an Israeli firm, began on Wednesday and includes fifty firms exhibiting technology in the fields of cyber-security, drones, and protection of critical events.

Jonas Zolken, Managing Director of ISDEF, said that with the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo coming up, interest in security has been rising in Japan. He said “I believe, first of all, that Japan is a very safe country, however since we are having the Olympic games here with up to 40 million tourists estimated to arrive, that poses challenges."

The trade fair will run until August 30th.

Japan: Latest anti-terror gadgets showcased ahead of 2020 Olympics03:18
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High-tech anti-drone systems and bomb disposal suits were among the anti-terrorism technologies showcased at a defence trade show in Kawasaki City near Tokyo, Japan on Wednesday.

ISDF Japan, organised by an Israeli firm, began on Wednesday and includes fifty firms exhibiting technology in the fields of cyber-security, drones, and protection of critical events.

Jonas Zolken, Managing Director of ISDEF, said that with the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo coming up, interest in security has been rising in Japan. He said “I believe, first of all, that Japan is a very safe country, however since we are having the Olympic games here with up to 40 million tourists estimated to arrive, that poses challenges."

The trade fair will run until August 30th.

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