PM Modi inaugurates DefExpo 2018 in Chennai today; know more


India is organizing the 10th edition of Defence Expo on 12th April in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The event will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. For this event, PM has reached Chennai. The event has been inaugurated by PM. Check out more from the event.

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Chennai DefExpo 2018
Chennai DefExpo 2018 is the tenth edition of the Defence Expo. It is a four-day event in which India’s defence manufacturing capabilities will be shown to the world. In fact, India’s Defence Expo has become one of the largest events in the world. The event has begun on 11th April but formally inaugurated by PM on 12th April.

More details about the Expo
In this expo, more than 677 exhibitors including 150 from abroad will participate. They will showcase India’s capability in the export of defence systems and components. At Chennai expo, the major manufacturers from India like Tata, Bharat Forge NSE 0.32 %, Mahindra, DRDO, HAL and Ordinance Factories will participate. Talking about the International companies participating in this event, there are many big names. It includes BAE Systems of United Kingdom, Lockheed Martin and Boeing of the United States, Airbus and Rafael of France, Rosonboron Exports and United Shipbuilding of Russia, Sibat of Israel, Rhode and Schwarz of Germany.

DefExpo 2018

Major highlights
Major highlights of this event are live demonstrations of naval, air and land systems. Apart from this, to create defence innovation hubs throughput India, a national scheme will be launched. This scheme will encourage more startups in defence productions.