Tomorrow opening of DefExpo 2018 International Defence Exhibition in Chennai India
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Tomorrow opening of DefExpo 2018, the International Land, Naval & Internal Homeland Security Systems Defence Exhibition that will take place in Chennai, India from 11 to 14 April 2018. DefExpo 2018 will be attended by more than 650 exhibitors from the defence and security industry coming from all over the world including Lockheed Martin, Boeing from United States, Saab from Sweden, Airbus from France, Rosoboronexport, United Shipbuilding from Russia, BAE Systems from United Kingdom, Sibat from Israel, Wartsila from Finland, Rhode and Schwarz from Germany and more.
DefExpo 2018 India will take place in Chennai from the 11 to 14 April 2018 (Picture source The New Indian Express)
DefExpo 2018 India has become one of the largest events of its kind in the world for the last 10 years. For the first time DefExpo is being held in Chennai from 11 to 14 April 2018 and there is tremendous response to the event. The location of the event is Tiruvidanthal, Kancheepuramdistrict on the East Coast Road near Chennai.
Shortly, after announcement of the dates of DefExpo 2018 there is overwhelming response for participation from both foreign countries and domestic defence industries. A total of 42 countries from all over the world have already confirmed their participation and the number is expected to grow in the coming days. The countries who have confirmed participation include, major defence manufacturing nations like USA, UK, Russia, France, Israel, Korea, Sweden, among others. Several of the delegations participating in the DefExpo are expected to be at the ministerial level.
Several top Service Officers (Army/ Navy/ Air Force) are also participating in the DefExpo 2018. The main theme of this DefExpo 2018 is to showcase India as a major hub of defence production in the world. This has generated tremendous enthusiasm amongst the domestic industries to showcase their indigenously manufactured platforms and components.