8 Things you Must know about DEFENCE EXPO 2018
1) Defence Expo 2018 (Chennai) held as a platform for India to showcase its defence prowess
2) It is a 4 day programme
3) Further the Theme of “defence expo 2018″ is – ” Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub”
4) To emphasize Indian manufacturers participating in the expo are Tata, Mahindra, DRDO and Bharat Forge
5) Also International manufacturers attending the expo include Boeing, Cyient, Saab, Elbit in collaboration with Adani, Airbus, Rafael, United Shipbuilding.
6) A total of 232 foreign companies had participated in previous defence expo 2016 (Goa), while it is only 154 this time.
7) Also, expo’s display include Tejas fighter jets, artillery gun systems, Arjun Mark 2 tank and Dhanush artillery guns.
8) Moreover, DRDO is showcasing the Nirbhay missile system with its launcher, MBT Arjun Mk-I tank, Astra missile, low-level transportable radar system, medium power radar system and Varunastra — heavyweight anti submarine electric torpedo.