Photo Gallery: DefExpo 2020 will highlight India as emerging defence manufacturing hub
Feb 04, 2020, 15:02 PM IST
The five-day DefExpo, which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday in the presence of Union Defence Minister and Lucknow MP Rajnath Singh, will conclude on February 9.
DefExpo 2020 theme
The event`s theme for this year is "India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub".
Ministry of Defence
The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is taking the lead role in organising the DefExpo-2020 in Lucknow, in coordination with the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
According to a government spokesman, the event will cover the entire spectrum of the country`s aerospace, defence and security interests.
Booked space by exhibitors
There has also been a 96 per cent jump in the booked space by exhibitors in DefExpo 2020 to over 53,000 square meters, compared to around 27,000 during the last edition.
There will be live demonstration at two locations, one of which will be at the exhibition site and the other at the Gomti river front.
Arrangements have been made for accommodating around 5,000 students from various technical colleges of the state who will be visiting the DefExpo 2020. Entry will be free for general public on February 8 and 9.
A mobile app has been made exclusively for the Defence Exposition 2020 that shares all the vital information about the event from traffic advisory to live demo and other activities to look out for during the Defence Expo 2020.