France, June 17 -- Representatives from some 2,000 companies will this week evaluate the latest defence technologies at France's Eurosatory weapons show in northern Paris. Notably absent this year are Israel and Russia who were excluded because of the wars in Gaza and Ukraine.

Visitors to the show can explore state-of-the-art air and missile defence systems and gain insights on topics such as information warfare, the impact of climate change on military operations, artificial intelligence, space defence, camouflage and military ethics

It will feature exclusive demonstrations by troops of the eliteFrench crisis intervention group(GIGN), the French national police, RAID anti-terrorist squads and the army.

More than 400 speakers including...