Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the Defence Expo 2018 on April 12. This year, the expo will be held at Tiruvidandai near Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu. The expo will be aimed at showing India’s potential as a major weapons producing hub.
Nearly 47 official delegations from numerous countries along with 13 ministers will be attending the opening ceremony. The expo will be concluded on April 14.
This year, 671 exhibitors will be participating in the event including big international firms like Boeing, Lockheed Martin, SAAB and much more. However, the number of exhibitors are fewer compared to the last expo which was held in Goa.
Hindustan Aeronautical Limited will also display its products like Tejas, HAL Dhruv and trainer aircraft.