LAKELAND, Fla., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Draken International, a leading provider of commercial air services, will be attending the Hook '13 Conference in Reno, NV this year. Returning to the event with an improved display and increased presence, Draken is also proud to be the exclusive sponsor of the event's "Welcome Reception" held at the Lobby Bar on Thursday, September 5 from 1900-2300. The reception is open to all attendees and will offer an excellent opportunity to meet and greet with other attendees leading into a world-class weekend. Draken also invites all attendees to stop by their presenter booth during the convention.
Draken International maintains the largest fleet of privately owned tactical aircraft in the world. The fleet is composed of over 50 tactical aircraft including Douglas A-4K Skyhawk's, Aermacchi MB-339CB's and Mikoyan Mig-21UM and Mig-21BIS fighters. Draken's aircraft are equipped with technologically advanced radar and sensors commonly found in 4th generation fighter jets. This enables Draken to simulate various modern threat scenarios while utilizing economical long endurance aircraft.
Jared Isaacman, CEO of Draken International states, "The Draken team is excited to return to the Hook conference. Our company has matured dramatically since last year and we look forward to demonstrating our incredible aircraft and their capabilities to our US Navy. After a recent acquisition of numerous A-4K Skyhawks from the New Zealand military, our fleet continues to grow. Our aircraft maintain a pedigree that is second to none with a safety record to match. We look forward to hosting the Draken Welcome Reception and interacting with the operators and leaders in attendance."
About Draken International:
Draken sets a new standard in Commercial Air Services for both military and civilian clients with the largest fleet (50+) of privately owned tactical aircraft in the world. Uniquely positioned with fourth gen capabilities - RADAR, HUD, HOTAS, 1553 BUS, air refueling and supersonic assets, Draken answers the global demand. Based out of the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland, FL, the defense company offers the most capable aircraft for airborne adversary support, flight training, threat simulation, electronic warfare support, aerial refueling, research, testing, as well as other missions uniquely suited to their fleet of aircraft. The company employs world class, military trained fighter pilots including USAF Weapons School Instructors, Fighter Weapons School Graduates and TOP GUN Instructors. For additional information, visit www.drakenintl.com.
SOURCE Draken International