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About UDT 2017

Undersea Defence Technology (UDT), taking place from 26 June -28 June is the underwater defence and security community's most relevant exhibition  and conference . It brings together professionals from the military, industry and academia to focus on the cutting edge technologies and developments within one of the harshest environments known to man.

Now it its 31st year, UDT 2018 will take place in Glasgow, Scotland. UDT is a multi-faceted event that reflects this community's desire for continuous learning in dealing with the world's increasing diversity of threats and challenges.


Furthermore UDT offers the ideal platform to discuss the growing need of cooperation for future subsea developments and cost effective solutions to tackle the growing difficulties of managing defence budgets.

UDT 2017 Figures

  • Total unique attendees = 1,411
  • 42 Nations represented
  • VIPs = 76

91% of visitors recommend UDT to a colleague in the industry

“Excellent event, well led. Good speakers, inspiring discussions. Excellent networking event for undersea experts”, Jeroen de Jonge, Director Naval Programs, TNO Defence, Safety and Security. 

Sponsors & partners

Lead Sponsor


Innovation Partner


Gold Sponsor

saab technologies gold sponsor

Lead Media Partner

  • Janes

Official Online Media Partner

  • Shephard Media

Organisers of


Supported by

People make Glasgow

Supporting Media Partners

  • Defence Business
  • Source Security


  • Armscom
  • Mittler Report
Global Defence Technology
  • ROV Planet