Indian Defence Expo Lucknow 2020 Published on: 2/9/2020

Indian Defence Expo Lucknow 2020

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More than 150 countries are participating in the event which is held from February 5 to 9
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People visit the DefExpo in Lucknow. India plans to spend $250 billion over a 10-year period to 2025 on defense modernisation. Combat jets, submarines, battle tanks and armored vehicles are among the procurement programs that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration is pursuing.Image Credit: AP
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Modi poses with an assault rifle as he visits the DefExpo. In his address at the inaugural ceremony of the DefExpo2020, Modi said: "There are unlimited possibilities in defence manufacturing in India. There is talent and there is also technology, there is innovation and there is also infrastructure, there is favourable policy and there is also protection of foreign investment. Here is Demand, Democracy and also Decisiveness."Image Credit: AFP
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Indian Air Force Mirage fighters perform at the DefExpo. This Expo has registered itself among world's top 100 Expos.Image Credit: AP
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Akash surface-to-air missiles are displayed at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) area during the Expo. This time, over a 1,000 defence manufacturers and 150 companies from all over the world are part in the Defexpo. Apart from this, Defence Ministers of more than 30 countries and business leaders are also present.Image Credit: Bloomberg
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A man stands near an M777 howitzer at the DefExpo in Lucknow. The Prime Minister Modi said that 'Make in India' will increase India's security at the same time, new employment opportunities will also be created in the defence sector.Image Credit: AP
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India's heavyweight anti-submarine torpedo, Varunastra on display at the biennial Defense Expo in LucknowImage Credit: AP
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A T-90 Bhishma tank crosses a water hole in a demonstration during the inaugural ceremony of the 11th Edition of the biennial defence exhibition "DefExpo 2020" in LucknowImage Credit: AFP
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A BEML Ltd. Medium Bullet Proof Vehicle (MBPV) MKII sits on display during the DefExpo 20 in LucknowImage Credit: Bloomberg
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India's Defence Minister Rajnath Singh (right) meets UAE’s Minister of State for Defence Affairs Mohammad Ahmad Al Bawardi on the sidelines of Defence Expo 2020 in Lucknow.
India's Defence Minister Rajnath Singh (right) meets UAE’s Minister of State for Defence Affairs Mohammad Ahmad Al Bawardi on the sidelines of Defence Expo 2020 in Lucknow. Image Credit: ANI
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A Mobile Autonomous Launcher displayed at the biennial Defence Expo in LucknowImage Credit: AP
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South Korea’s air defence system 'Hybrid BIHO' on display at the biennial Defense Expo in LucknowImage Credit: AP
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HAL helicopter is arranged for display of DefExpo in , LucknowImage Credit: AP
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An Indian Army Bhishma T-90 tank sits on display during the DefExpo 20 in LucknowImage Credit: Bloomberg
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A model of a Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI) FA-50 light combat aircraft sits on display at the KAI booth during the DefExpo 20 in LucknowImage Credit: Bloomberg
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An Indian Air Force personnel arranges ammunitions in front of MIG-21 fighter plane at DefExpo 2020 in LucknowImage Credit: REUTERS
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A model of an Exocet MM40 Block 3 New Generation long range anti-ship missile sits on display at the Larsen & Toubro Ltd. booth during the DefExpo 20 in LucknowImage Credit: Bloomberg
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An Arjun Main Battle Tank Mk-1 sits on display in the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) area during the DefExpo 20 in LucknowImage Credit: Bloomberg
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Indian Army soldiers in various combat uniforms stand at a display during the DefExpo 20 in LucknowImage Credit: Bloomberg
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A Hybrid BIHO (Gun and Missile Air Defense System) tank sits on display at the Hanwha Defence, formerly Hanwha Land Systems, during the DefExpo 20 in LucknowImage Credit: Bloomberg
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Soldiers perform during rehearsals a day before the start of DefExpo in LucknowImage Credit: AP
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General Manoj Mukund Naravane, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, ADC Chief of the Army Staff inaugurating BDL stall at Defexpo – 2020 in LucknowImage Credit: ANI
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Lockheed Martin's Robert Balserak, Lead Executive, Air Superiority Programs, explains the capabilities of the F-21 at the DefExpo in LucknowImage Credit: AP
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi sits in a golf cart after the inauguration of DefExpo 2020 in LucknowImage Credit: REUTERS
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Akash missils are on display at the DefExpo in LucknowImage Credit: AP
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during the 11th edition of DefExpo, India's biennial military exhibition that seeks to showcase the potential of the country to become a global defence manufacturing hub, in LucknowImage Credit: PTI
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An Indian army tank at the DefExpo in LucknowImage Credit: AP
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Indian army soldiers stand near a K9 Vajra T on display at the biennial Defence Expo in LucknowImage Credit: AP
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Models of Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI) KUH-1 multipurpose utility helicopters sit on display at the KAI booth during the DefExpo 20 in LucknowImage Credit: Bloomberg
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Indian army soldiers perform during the DefExpo in Lucknow
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