This continued trend is evident in the 20th edition of Intersec, where more than 100 of the 1,300-plus exhibitors will showcase their frontline range of products and solutions dedicated to Homeland Security and Policing. On show will be equipment and solutions ranging from airport security equipment, armored vehicles, and Special Forces equipment to electronics, surveillance and detection systems.

According to research by analysts Frost & Sullivan (F&S), the Middle East Homeland Security market, which includes Monitoring and Surveillance systems, Restricted Entry systems, and Perimeter Security solutions, is expected to more than double in five years, growing from $9.6 billion in 2017 to $19.7 billion by 2022.

Additionally, sustained investments in infrastructure security are set to drive growth in the Homeland Security market at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 15.5 percent between 2017 and 2022. Saudi Arabia, the largest country in the GCC, continues to be the largest Homeland Security market, with 44.8 percent of the total market, followed by the UAE with 16.6 percent.