The regional military equipment exhibition “Black Sea Defense and Aerospace” 2024 takes place, until Friday, in Bucharest. The event is attended by over 400 global manufacturers of military equipment and technology from approximately 30 NATO member states or partners. Experts from all over the world will see the latest military equipment and weaponry, the main attraction of the exhibition being the fifth generation F-35 multi-role aircraft, which the US Air Force brought to an exhibition in Europe for the first time. Marcel Ciolacu, who participated in the opening of the exhibition, stated that, in the context of the bloody conflict in Ukraine, the revitalization of the national defense industry has become a priority of the Romanian government.